The following is a list of resources you may find useful if you are planning on having a baby in Elgin, Oxford and St. Thomas.

Pregnancy Resources

St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital
519-631-2030, ext. 2196
189 Elm Street, St. Thomas, ON, N5R 5C4

Woodstock General Hospital
310 Juliana Drive, Woodstock, ON, N4V 0A4

Thames Valley Midwives

Talbot Creek Midwives

St. Thomas Site:
66 West Avenue, St. Thomas, ON, N5R 5H7

Kilworth Site:
29 Kilworth Park Drive, Komoka, ON, N0L 1R0

Hospital privileges at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital and London Health Sciences Centre

The Nesting Instinct


927464 Oxford Road 8, Blandford-Blenheim, ON, N0J 1B0

Prenatal Resources

Breastfeeding and Prenatal Classes - Southwestern Public Health

Program Information 1-800-922-0096

Southwestern Public Health offers online and in-person breastfeeding and prenatal classes. Follow the link above for more information or call.

Healthy Babies, Healthy Children

Program Information 

The Healthy Babies, Healthy Children program is a free, confidential and voluntary home visiting program for families in Elgin County with children up to 6 years of age. The team of public health nurses and parent support workers provide support and information on topics such as caring for a new baby, feeding and nutrition, growth and development, discipline, as well as many other issues. They can also refer you to other helpful community resources and agencies in your area. Follow the link above for more information.

Postpartum Resources

Know & Grow Clinics - Southwestern Public Health

Program Information 1-800-922-0096

Formerly known as the "Ask a Nurse Clinics" in Oxford and the "Baby & Me Clinics" in Elgin-St. Thomas, our nurse-led clinics are now called the Know & Grow Clinics. Visit a Public Health Nurse at an EarlyON child and family centre for support with: breastfeeding and infant feeding, emotional changes of parenthood, and monitoring the growth of babies and children. Follow the link above for clinic locations and times. 

EarlyON Child and Family Centres

Search for a Centre Near You

EarlyON Centres are a place for children up to the age of six and their parents and caregivers to take part in programs and activities together. They bring together in one location information about children's services and programs in the community. If you have questions about your child's development, or want to know how to get information or services for your child aged 0-6 in your area contact your local centre.

Additional Resources

Smoke Free Resources - Southwestern Public Health

Program Information 

Resources and counselling is available from Southwestern Public Health. Follow the link above for more information.

Postpartum Depression Helpline

519-672-HOPE (4673)

A 24-hour hotline that provides information and support to women experiencing postpartum depression.

Regional Mental Health Centre

519-631-8510, ext. 49430

A 24-hour crisis assessment and support line for individuals in Southwestern Ontario.