The Foundation has provided over $85,000 in grants to five hospitals in the northwest region for newer IV infusions pumps for chemotherapy delivery, vital sign monitoring equipment, safer and more comfortable treatment chairs, and equipment to safely store and organize chemotherapy supplies.
The lactation consultant at the Maternity Centre is available to assist pregnant women and women up to 8 weeks post-partum with education and assistance with breastfeeding. Women can arrange an appointment during pregnancy with the lactation consultant to become better prepared for breastfeeding, while postpartum women can receive assistance with concerns, or even support if breastfeeding is going well.
Some of the common reasons for referral to the lactation consultant include:
Classes are held on Saturday mornings from 10am to noon, and are located in the auditorium on the 3rd floor at TBRHSC.
Please call the Maternity Centre at 684-6228 extension 0 to register.
Baby’s First Solids Class Poster
Bosom Buddies is a support group for women who are breastfeeding. Women meet at the Maternity Centre with a lactation consultant and share stories and challenges. Drop in Mondays between 2 and 3 pm.
2019 OCTOBER Maternity Centre Bosom Buddies Group