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On Your First Visit

-arrive 10 min prior to appointment time

-bring valid health card or proof of medical insurance coverage in Ontario

-if no coverage, we will discuss fees and a bill will be given after the first appointment (word nicely J)

-bring any medication that you are taking

-children must be attended to preferably by another adult – they cannot be left alone in waiting room

-first visit is intensive – typically takes about 1 hour from start to finish.  At the end of the visit you will have a clear plan of when you are returning to clinic and any tests or ultrasound appointment will be made.

-bring any lab or ultrasound reports that you may have from another clinician

-low risk pregnancies –please call for phone assessment if you are unsure if your pregnancy is uncomplicated

-hospital of Delivery is St Joseph’s Healthcare