Our team is here to help and we’re excited to meet you! When you’re ready to book an appointment, call us. You don’t need a doctor to refer you.
We encourage you to review the information below. It will help you learn more about our clinic and what you can expect as a patient with us.
If you think you are pregnant, but aren’t sure, we can help.
We offer free, drop-in pregnancy testing in a comfortable, safe and confidential clinic. No appointment is required.
Once you know the pregnancy test results, we are here to answer your questions and help you create a plan for the future.
Please visit the Contact Us page for our location and contact details.
This is very easy! There are two ways to become a patient with us.
- Call us. We will ask a few questions to learn more about you and then we will book a time for you to visit the clinic.
- Be referred. If you already have a family doctor, you can still be a patient with us. While you are our patient, we will communicate with your family doctor and keep them up-to-date on your progress.
We provide care for low-risk pregnancies. If complications or concerns happen at any point while you are a patient with us, we will immediately refer you to a specialist. You and your baby are very important to us, so we will always make sure you get access to the best health care.
Your first appointment is an important time for us to learn more about you and for you to learn more about us.
Listed below is what you can expect and what you need to bring with you.
- Arrive 10 minutes before your appointment time.
- Bring your health card or proof of medical insurance coverage in Ontario.
- Bring any medication you are taking.
- Bring lab and/or ultrasound reports you may have from other physicians, health care providers or clinics.
- Children are welcome to join you, but they must be supervised by an adult.
- This first appointment typically lasts for one hour.
- At the end of your visit, you will have a clear plan. You will know when you are coming back for another appointment. And we will set up appointments for any tests or ultrasounds that are needed.
Our team of health care providers offer full prenatal care and postnatal care for the first six weeks. As part of this, we offer several additional services:
- We provide care for women who have had a previous caesarean section (C-section).
- We provide care for women struggling with addiction.
- If a woman doesn’t have a family doctor, we will help her find one prior to delivery.
- We coordinate care with health care specialists as needed.
If you have questions about the services we offer, please contact us today.
The Maternity Centre is a teaching clinic. This means we invite residents and students from a variety of health care professions to work in the clinic with us.
You are most likely to meet family medicine residents while you are a patient with us.
Who is a Resident?
A resident is a fully graduated medical doctor who is completing an additional two years of education in family medicine.
How does that affect you?
Residents will be directly involved in your care at out clinic. They will always work with, or be supervised by, a member of our staff. You will receive excellent care from our smart, dedicated residents!
Hamilton Public Health – Classes and Groups
Hamilton Public Health -Health Connections Line
Public Health Nurses provide information to assist expectant parents and families who have children under six years of age on a wide variety of health topics including breastfeeding/breastfeeding clinics, questions about parenting, postpartum depression and the Healthy Babies, Healthy Children Program.
Available Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Call: (905) 546-3550
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada