Obstetrics

Alberta Health Services - North Zone

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Description
Providing prenatal, perinatal, postnatal and surgical obstetrics care for mothers and neonates.

Provides care for pregnant women who are low-risk and more than 36 weeks, which may include:

  • fetal monitoring
  • labour induction
  • non-stress testing
  • epidural
  • C-section surgery (elective, urgent, and emergency)

Cares for babies and provides breastfeeding support if needed.

Go to a community health centre in your area for any prenatal concerns and follow-up after you deliver your baby.

For more information, visit the Prenatal website.

Some services and key providers may not be available at all locations.


Key Provider: doctors, licensed practical nurses (LPNs), registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility
No
Application Process
Service Access: See below, You may be referred by your physician to the unit for a Non-Stress Test; or induction. If you are in labour, you should present to the admitting desk and register. You will be brought up to the unit and assessed by nurses who will then notify your doctor of your presentation. Your doctor will come and assess you and coordinate your care until you are discharged.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: N/A,
Telephone
780-674-2221
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: N/A -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
June 22, 2023
Address
4815 51 Avenue
Barrhead, AB, T7N 1M1

This facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24 / 7 emergency department. The Barrhead Community Cancer Centre is located within this facility.


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Hours of Operation
24/7