Prenatal Care


 ~ monitor the health of the mother and baby during pregnancy
~ order all relevant tests (ultrasounds, blood and urine tests, swabs)
~ refer you to medical specialists if necessary
~ offer prenatal classes                                                                                                      

Labour and Birth


~ choice of birth environment (home, hospital, water birth)
~ choice of people to be present during birth
~ choice of birth method (VBAC, vaginal birth or planned caesarean)

Postpartum care


~ monitor mother and baby's health after birtth
~ breastfeeding support, if desired.
~ support parents during the transition into becoming a family
~ initiate tests for infant
~ introduce family to social network support, ( public health nurses and support programs)