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Queensway Carleton Hospital

Site: Ottawa - Baseline Rd

Service: The Childbirth Program

Alternate Name OCR ; QCH ; The Childbirth Centre ; The Childbirth Program at QCH
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
3045 Baseline Rd
Ottawa, ON K2H 8P4
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Intersection Richmond Rd and Baseline Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) Labour, delivery and immediate recovery care provided in private birthing rooms, complete with hydrotherapy bathtubs and pain management options * Mother and Baby care provided together in mother's room * Level 2 special care nursery * home-like lounge for early stages of labour * Maternity Assessment Clinic providing pre-admission services, health care consultations and diabetes education * Fetal Assessment Triage unit offering ultrasounds and non-stress testing * labour coaches welcomed * community outreach programs working with the Ottawa Public Health and other regional agencies 
Team of professionals: obstetricians * paediatricians and family practitioners * midwives * anesthetists and radiologists * staff nurses, lactation consultants and educators * pharmacists, dietitians and social workers * respiratory therapists and physiotherapists * clerical and support staff
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility The general public whose doctor/midwife are affiliated with the hospital
Application Call for more information
Languages English ; Translation and sign language services are available upon request
Fees Service - Covered by the Ontario Health Card
Service Categories Breastfeeding Support Programs ; Childbirth Education ; Delivery/Childbirth ; Prenatal Care ; Prenatal Evaluation
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 24 hours 613-721-2000
Crisis Phone Emergency 613-721-2000 ext 2600
Fax 613-721-4815
Social Media Facebook LinkedIn Twitter
Primary Contact Salli Dambrowitz, Nurse Manager, The Childbirth Program; Phone: 613-721-2000 ext 1041
Alternate Contact Melissa Dougherty, Program Director; Phone: 613-721-2000 ext 3975
Primary Executive Tom Schonberg, President and Chief Executive Officer
Other Details
Established 1976
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health * Ministry of Long-Term Care ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 137253571 RR0001 (Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation)
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Accreditation Canada

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