Public Health-Healthy Living, Postpartum and Breastfeeding Support at Public Health-Healthy Living, Altona

Provided By Southern Health-Santé Sud

Service Description

* offers a number of resources to support new mothers and their family after birth. After being discharged from the hospital, new mothers will be contacted by a public health nurse who will offer a visit. The public health nurse will:
.provide a physical assessment of mom and newborn
.offer breastfeeding support
.give support for coping with the emotional adjustment to parenting
.provide information on nutrition, safety in the home and other topics of interest
.provide information about or referral to other services that could support new mothers in their parenting journey

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