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At The Ottawa Hospital…
we care for families –
right from the start.

The Ottawa Hospital’s prenatal information sessions

The prenatal orientation session consists of a PowerPoint presentation outlining what to expect during your stay at The Ottawa Hospital. The slideshow will include a general overview of the Obstetrical Assessment Unit, Birthing Unit, Special Care Nursery and Mother Baby Unit. There will be a question period following the presentation. We look forward to welcoming you.

Civic Campus – Amphitheatre
7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
No registration is required.

  • Thursday, December 7, 2017
  • Thursday, January 4, 2018
  • Thursday, February 1, 2018
  • Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Thursday, April 5, 2018
  • Wednesday, May 2, 2018
  • Thursday, June 7, 2018
  • Thursday, July 5, 2018
  • Thursday, August 2, 2018
  • Thursday, September 6, 2018
  • Wednesday, October 3, 2018
  • Thursday, November 1, 2018
  • Thursday, December 6, 2018
General Campus – Auditorium
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Registration is required. Call 613-737-8012.

  • Tuesday, August 28, 2018
  • Tuesday, September 4, 2018
  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018 (French)
  • Tuesday, October 2, 2018  (TBD)
  • Tuesday, October 16, 2018
  • Tuesday, November 6, 2018
  • Tuesday, November 20, 2018 (French)
  • Tuesday, December 4, 2018 (TBD)
  • Tuesday, December 18, 2018

FREE Prenatal Breastfeeding Information Sessions

Are you pregnant? Do you have questions about breastfeeding? Come out to this important learning session and discover where you can get support in the Ottawa area. Make sure you know how to get off to a smooth start, learn important skills and have your questions answered by a Lactation Consultant. Exclusive breastfeeding is important for your child’s optimal health and development. Make sure you are ready BEFORE your baby arrives. Each new mother will receive a valuable information package and priceless confidence all FREE of charge

These sessions are available in English and in French. Registration: call 613-722-4000 ext. 440 or register online.

For information on prenatal, multiples and breastfeeding classes available in the community please see the links below:

Midwifery services

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Emergency Update

Power slowly being restored at the Civic Campus 

Power slowly being restored at the Civic Campus

Regular power is now slowly being restored at the Civic Campus. Thank you to our patients, families and staff members for your continued patience while we bring all of our systems back online.

Rétablissement progressif du courant au Campus Civic

Le courant est en train d’être rétabli progressivement au Campus Civic. Merci à nos patients, à leur famille et aux membres du personnel de votre patience continue pendant que nous travaillons à remettre tous nos systèmes en service.