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Programs & Services


Newborn Care

Cares for healthy newborn babies.

Provides care to newborn babies, which includes:

  • feedings
  • checking how much urine and stool your baby passes
  • body temperature checks
  • blood sugar checks
  • newborn metabolic screening
  • hearing screening
  • teaching parents about care of baby including bathing, feeding, diapering, signs of illness, etc.
  • monitoring and screening for signs of illness including jaundice, low blood sugar, and breathing problems

Contact Details

Grande Prairie Regional Hospital

Address
11205 110 Street
Grande Prairie, Alberta
T8V 4B1
Telephone
825-412-4120
Accessibility

Elevators, designated disabled parking, washrooms.

Hours of Operation
Available
24 hour service
Access
Service Providers May Include
doctors, licensed practical nurses (LPNs), midwives, pediatricians, registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility

Healthy newborn baby.

Service Access

Your family doctor, obstetrician, or pediatrician will admit your baby to the unit.


Fees

If circumcision is requested by parents, fees apply.


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Also Known As
Other
Postpartum/Maternity