Education and Awareness campaigns aimed at helping reduce the stigma of mental illness were made possible with a $10,000 grant from the Health Sciences Foundation. As well, Adult Mental Health has received some new electronics through a Volunteer Association/Health Sciences Foundation Family CARE grant. The flat screen TV, DVD/VCR player and Nintendo Wii are helping improve patients’ moods, lessen their anxiety and support their relaxation.
The lactation consultant at our Maternity Centre is available to assist pregnant and postpartum women with education and assistance with breastfeeding. Women can book an appointment during pregnancy with the lactation consultant to become better prepared for breastfeeding and postpartum women can receive assistance with concerns or event support if breastfeeding is going well.
Some of the common reasons for referral to the lactation consultant include:
Prenatal breastfeeding classes are held on Saturday mornings from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, and are located in the Auditorium on the 3rd floor at our Hospital.
Please call our Maternity Centre today at (807) 684-6228 to register.
Bosom Buddies is a support group for women who are breastfeeding. Women meet at Northwood Mall with the lactation consultant and share stories and challenges. Drop-in Mondays between 2:00 – 3:00 pm.
Phone: 807 684 6748
Phone: 807 684 6478