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Postnatal/Maternal Health

Just had a Baby? You need a public health nurse.

A public health nurse will:

  • give breastfeeding support, breast pump loans

  • weigh and assess your baby

  • give postpartum maternal support

  • teach you how to care for your new baby

  • immunization

Postnatal Program 

  • Phone follow up within 24-48 hours after discharge

  • visist within one week after discharge

  • Breastfeeding support

  • Teaching regarding infant care, safety and injury prevention, immunization, etc.

  • Referral to physician and other community support at appropriate

AHS - Public Health

For more information, please call:

  • High Level Public Health  780-841-3230

  • Fort Vermilion Public Health  780-927-3391

  • La Crete Public Health  780-928-6800

  • Rainbow Lake Public Health  780-956-3646

  • Paddle Prairie Public Health 780-836-7361

North Peace Tribal Council

  • provides one free breast pump for new mom in her lifetime.

  • available in Bushe and Meander River

For more information, please call 780-926-7839

Health Canada

provides one free breast pump for new  mom in her lifetime.

available in Chateh, Garden River, Fox Lake and John D'or Prairie

For more information, please call:

  • Chateh Nursing Station  780-321-3971

  • Garden River Nursing Station 780-659-3773

  • Fox Lake Nursing Station 780-659-3730

  • John D'or Prairie Nursing Station 780-759-3773

High Level Native Friendship Centre - Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program

provide education, nutritional supplements and support for prenatal and postnatal moms, babies and families who are looking for additional support

      • Baby counts

      • Active parenting

      • Breastfeeding support

      • Books for babies

    • offers home visits, office visits and parenting programs

For more information, please call 780-926-3355

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