Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

Site: Thunder Bay - Maternity Centre

Service: Maternity Care

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers prenatal and post natal care to women from a nurse practitioner, midwives, family physicians or obstetricians 
  • Offers free appointments with support staff including social work, prenatal education, breast feeding support, dietitian, smoking cessation coach and pre and post natal fitness 
  • Runs a weekly prenatal walk-in clinic 
  • Provides prenatal education and fitness classes
 
Provides breastfeeding support programs including: 
  • Maternity Centre lactation Consultant 
  • Prenatal Breastfeeding Education Classes 
  • Bosom Buddies breastfeeding support group
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Bosom Buddies: Mon 2 pm-3 pm 
Prenatal Walk-In Clinic Thu 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility
  • Patient must be pregnant or think she is pregnant 
  • Pregnant women regardless of where their obstetrical care provider works
Application
  • Patients can self-refer; call the office for information 
  • Regional Patients: Appointments can be arranged through the use of telemedicine equipment 
  • Bosom Buddies: no application process
Languages English
Fees None - with a valid Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) card
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-684-6228
Fax 807-344-8581
Primary Contact Debbie Bishop, Nurse Practitioner, Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre; Phone: 807-684-6388; Email: bishopd@tbh.net
Alternate Contact Erica Moorhouse, Program Coordinator; Email: moorhouse@tbh.net
Site Location Regional Medical Centre
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 980 Oliver Rd, Ste 402
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 7C7
 
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Intersection Oliver Rd and Golf Links Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2006
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integrated Network (NWLHIN)
Meetings
  • Prenatal Education and Fitness Classes: call for times 
  • Prenatal Breastfeeding Education Classes: call for times