The following is a list of resources you may find useful if you are planning on having a baby in Grey & Bruce County.
Grey and Bruce Health Services - Owen Sound
1800 8th Street East, Owen Sound, ON, N4K 6M9
Hanover District Hospital
90-7th Avenue, Hanover, ON, N4N 1N1
South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Walkerton
21 McGivern Street, Walkerton, ON, N0G 2V0
Midwives Grey Bruce
265 8th Street East, Owen Sound, ON, N4K 1L2
Hospital privileges at Grey Bruce Health Services Owen Sound and South Bruce Grey Health Centre Walkerton Hospital
Online Prenatal Classes - Grey Bruce Health Unit
Class Information and to register: 519-376-9420 ext. 1433
Healthy Babies, Healthy Children - Grey Bruce Health Unit
Program Information 1-800-263-3456 ext. 1433
The Healthy Babies, Healthy Children program is a free, confidential and voluntary home visiting program for families in Grey and Bruce counties 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. Call to register for the program.
Birth Preparation Clinic - Grey Bruce Health Services
Program Information 519-376-2121 ext. 3928
Call to make an appointment to meet with the Birth Preparation Nurse to discuss your prenatal and post-partum concerns. This clinic is for women who plan to deliver at Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound.
Healthy Baby Centres in Grey Bruce
Come and meet other new parents for informal group discussions about adjusting to parenthood, family and baby health, as well as breastfeeding support. Follow the link above for information on a Healthy Baby Centre in your area.
Breastfeeding Clinic - Walkerton
A breastfeeding clinic is held each week at the local Health Unit office in Walkerton. Please call for more information and to make an appointment.
Outpatient Breastfeeding Clinic
Clinic Information 519-507-2021, ext. 41
Outpatient breastfeeding support with a Certified Lactation Consultant is available through the Brockton and Area Family Health Team. Please call for more information and to make an appointment.
Breastfeeding Support - Hanover
Clinic Information 519-364-2190
A registered nurse and certified lactation consultant provides breastfeeding support and information at Ernest's Pharmasave. Appointments are available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 3pm to 5pm. Please call for more information and to make an appointment.
Breastfeeding Support - Owen Sound Grey Bruce Health Services
Breastfeeding support is offered by a registered nurse and certified lactation consultant at the Owen Sound Grey Bruce Health Services. Please call for more informtation and to make an appointment.
Baby and Me - Hanover Family Health Team
Hanover Early Years Centre
A Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian offer education, information and support with breastfeeding, feeding, postpartum health and Q&A. Group meets on the last Monday of each month fro 10-11am. Please call to register.
Let's Grow Newsletter - Grey Bruce Health Unit
Program Information 1-800-263-3456
If you subscribe to the Let’s Grow Newsletter program twelve free information packages will be mailed to your home during the first five years of your child's life. Each issue contains information about your child's growth and development, speech, hearing, vision and self-esteem. Call the number above to subscribe.
Parenting Resources - Grey Bruce Health Unit
The Grey Bruce Health Unit maintains a comprehensive list of parenting resources in Grey and Bruce County.
Ontario Early Years Centres
The Ontario Early Years 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. The Ontario Early Years Centres also 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.
VillageMommy.com is a free service with a mission to bring the supportive village feel back to modern motherhood. The service help moms find other moms within walking distance who have babies/kids the same age as them. Peer support is proven to help moms' mental health and even improves outcomes for babies!
Mental Health Services - Owen Sound Grey Bruce Health Services
519-376-2121, ext 2460
Owen Sound Grey Bruce Health Services offers counselling for anxiety and depression. Call for more information and to make an appointment.
Car Seat Safety - Grey Bruce Health Unit
Clinic Information 519-376-9420
The Grey Bruce Health Unit offers a number of car seat clinic events. Please follow the link above for the event schedules.
Crisis Intervention Team - Grey Bruce Health Services
519-376-2121, ext. 2450
Telephone and personal crisis service, 24 hours a day.