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Atikokan Family Health Team
Breast Start Program

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Description
Provides prenatal and postnatal care for pregnant women and new mothers
  • Offers prenatal education to all pregnant women
  • Conducts prenatal home visits
  • Works under a medical directive which allows the necessary lab work orders to be placed right from home visit
Services include:
  • Weighing patients
  • Urine analysis
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Postpartum education
  • Lactation advice
  • Loan of hospital grade electric breast pump
  • Weighing and assessing newborns
  • Education to new moms about newborns
  • Referrals and information about programs and services available in community
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
Pregnant women and new mothers
Application Process
Call Family Health Team office to register for program
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On August 18, 2020

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