Learn more about our services at South Lake Hospital
South Lake Hospital's Labor & Delivery Department offers quaity care for you and your baby close to home. Our experienced staff will support you and your family throughout your pregnancy and after your bundle of joy arrives.
Having a baby is an exciting time, but can leave new parents feeling overwhelmed. Our team of specialists are available to meet your needs and answer any questions you may have.
We offer an array of newborn services including screenings and education classes to help new parents make a smooth transition into parenthood.
Our Newborn Services Include:
Lactation and Feeding Consultants
Breastfeeding can be one of the most beneficial things a mother can do for her baby, in addition to providing a special bonding time for mother and child. Our certified lactation consultants help expectant parents prepare for breastfeeding and provide one-on-one assistance to new parents.
Newborn Hearing, Screening and Testing
During your stay at South Lake Hospital's Centre for Women's Health, your newborn will undergo a series of screenings and testing procedures to ensure that your baby is healthy and ready for discharge. These procedures also help to identify any conditions or birth defects that may have gone undetected during pregnancy.
We are proud to provide numerous pregnancy, childbirth and parenting classes for women and families in our community. We offer many postnatal classes that cover areas such as breastfeeding, ways to connect to your newborn and a Moms' Morning Out Support Group. For more information on class descriptions, times and registration, please visit our class listing.
To read more about tips for breastfeeding success, click here.