Postnatal Care

Checking your baby’s feeding, weight gain and a general physical wellbeing will continue after your leave the hospital. Advice, ongoing support and follow-up will be available as you need it for feeding and caring for your baby. This may initially be provided in the hospital or you may be supported by a member of the Public Health team. They can also direct you to other community support organizations. 

More about this clinic

Location, contact information and hours

Postpartum Inpatient Units
Aberdeen Hospital 902-752-7600 ext. 2530
St. Martha's Regional Hospital 902-867-4500 ext. 4200
Valley Regional Hospital 902-679-2657 ext. 3050
Yarmouth Regional Hospital 902-742-3542 ext. 1132
 
Postnatal Clinic 
Aberdeen Hospital
Tel: 902-752-7600
 
Postpartum Assessment Clinic (6 weeks postpartum) 
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
Tel: 902-893-5544
 
Postnatal Clinic (Open Arms Clinic) 
St. Martha’s Regional Hospital
Tel: 902-867-4500 ext. 4364
 
New Mother's Resource Clinic 
Valley Regional Hospital
Tel: 902-679-2657 ext. 3054
 
Please note, if you are located in the HRM, the IWK offers postnatal services. 

How do I access this service? 

To access postnatal care services, call the facility closest to you. 

Learn More

Find more information and patient resources on our pregnancy and parenting education guide. (external site)