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Post-partum Home Visits

When clients are discharged from the hospital Public Health Services receives a birth referral (or notice) from the hospital. Public Health Nurses contact the family and complete a brief telephone assessment and arrange for a home visit.

Who is this program for?

Women and their babies after giving birth

When and where is it offered?

The Public Health Nurse arranges a visit to your home 1-2 days after hospital discharge.

Does this program require a referral?

The hospital sends a notice to Public Health Services. Anyone can self refer by calling a Pubic Health office nearest them if they haven't been contacted post birth

How do I find out more?

Contact: Public Health Services in the location nearest you:

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Phone: (902) 867-4500, Extension 4800
Fax: (902) 863-7476
Address: 23 Bay Street, Antigonish, NS, B2G 2G7

Phone: (902) 366-2925
Fax: (902) 366-2900
Address: P.O. Box 299, Eastern Memorial Hospital, Canso, NS, B0H 1H0

(902) 533-3502
Fax: (902) 533-2167
Address: P.O. Box 106, Guysborough Hospital, Guysborough NS, B0H 1N0

Phone: (902) 522-2212
Fax: (902) 522-2094
Address: P.O. Box 275, St. Mary's Hospital, Sherbrooke, NS, B0J 3C0,

(902) 226-2944
Fax: (902) 226-1594
Address: P.O. Box 224, 14 Bay Street, Unit #2, Arichat, NS, B0E 1A0

Port Hawkesbury
Phone: (902) 625-1693
Fax: (902) 625-4091
Address: 708 Reeves Street, Unit #3, Port Hawkesbury, NS, B9A 2S1

Mulgrave Medical Centre
(902) 747-2211
Address: 403 Murray, Mulgrave, NS, B0E 2G0