Humber River Hospital is proud to provide truly patient and family-centred care in our maternal and child program. We care for mothers and their babies with an award-winning, multi-disciplinary team of dedicated care providers.
We provide high-quality, safe care in all areas our program. We are a regional leader in women’s and children’s health care, delivering over 3,000 babies every year.
We offer personalized plans of care to accommodate the cultural diversity of our community.
We offer prenatal tours on Saturdays. Call between 22 and 24 weeks to book an appointment for 28-weeks gestation.
How do I access specialty clinics?
How long will I be in the hospital after giving birth?
Can I take prenatal classes at Humber River Hospital?
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This clinic provides follow-ups for babies to check bilirubin levels.
Level 4 - Paediatric outpatient clinic (Monday to Friday)
Mother & baby unit (Saturday, Sunday)
416-242-1000 x21400 (Monday to Friday)
416-242-1000 x45200 (Saturday, Sunday)
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 7 days a week
Breastfeeding support clinic
While in hospital, you’ll receive support from a trained lactation consultant. You can also access this service after you are discharged from the hospital through the breastfeeding support clinic.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Children’s Inpatient Unit
This inpatient unit offers services in a child and family-friendly environment for children aged 28 days to 18 years.
The care team, which includes a Child Life Specialist, received a top rating for patient satisfaction in Ontario, in 2015 by the National Research Corporation of Canada.
Early pregnancy clinic
This clinic provides urgent care for women under 13 weeks into their pregnancy experiencing complications.
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Our general surgeons support departments throughout the hospital.
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday
Intensive Care Unit
This unit is for adults with acute, life-threatening illness or injuries requiring specialized care.
Labour & birthing unit
This unit is where you’ll stay while giving birth. You will have a few hours post-birth to relax and hold your baby after birth.
Mother & baby unit
This is where you will stay after giving birth. Each private room has sleeping accommodations for a partner or family member to stay overnight.
Neonatal follow-up clinic
This clinic monitors the growth and development of premature babies up to 3 years old.
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
This unit provides care for newborn babies who require specialized care and attention.
Nuclear medicine takes images of many parts of the body, including the lungs, heart and skeletal system.
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday
Occupational therapy clinic
This clinic provides care to children experiencing delays or difficulties in development. The occupational therapist promotes skill development in oral or feeding skills, fine or gross motor skills and self-help skills.
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Paediatric asthma clinic
This clinic supports children living with asthma. We empower children to enhance their quality of life by helping them manage symptoms.
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday
Paediatric audiology clinic
This clinic provides services to children experiencing audiology issues like hearing loss, repeated middle ear infections and delays in speech and language development. The clinic also provides testing under the Ontario Infant Hearing Program.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday to Friday
Paediatric cardiology clinic
This clinic diagnoses simple and complex congenital heart disease.
Level 1 - Portal A
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday (once per month)
Paediatric neurology clinic
This clinic offers care to children diagnosed with seizure disorders, migraine headaches or other neurological disorders.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Thursday (once per month)
Paediatric nutrition clinic
This clinic offers care for children with nutrition-related needs like obesity, hyperlipidemia, insufficient weight gain, inappropriate weight loss and food allergies.
1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Thursday
Paediatric speech & language pathology
This clinic provides care to children with delayed speech or language skills.
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday
This clinic offers care to women experiencing normal, moderate or high-risk pregnancies. Humber River Hospital does not offer prenatal classes.
Respiratory Syncytial Virus clinic
RSV is a common virus that causes a mild cold in healthy children and adults. Premature babies and young infants can become very sick if infected. Speak to your family doctor or paediatrician for referral.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday (November-April)
Surgical day care unit
Children from age one to 18 receive care after surgery. Working with a Child Life Specialist, the child and their family are encouraged to participate in age-appropriate orientation prior to surgery to help reduce anxiety.
Surgical pre-screening clinic
This clinic provides care to patients before they go into surgery. The clinic assesses and educates patients so they are prepared. The clinic supports patients with special needs or language barriers.
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday
Acute pain service
This service is a specialized inter-professional team that provides evidence-based pain and symptom management to post-operative inpatients. The team collaborates with surgical services to maximize patient’s comfort, satisfaction and recovery.
Bone Mineral Densitometry (BMD) machine
BMD is the use of x-rays to measure bone mineral density.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Saturday
Computed Tomography (CT) scans
CT scanners use x-rays to produce 2D or 3D images of parts of your body. Our new machines are bariatric-friendly and are quieter than standard units.
416 242-1000 x63000
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 7 days a week
Critical Care Response Team
Our CCRT helps enhance patient safety by increasing access to critical care across the hospital. Comprised of specially trained physicians, nurses and respiratory therapists, the CCRT exports the skills of the ICU to empower healthcare professionals to act when they feel that a patient has the potential to become critically ill.
416 242-1000 x44050 (east), 44000 (west)
General radiography includes radiography and fluoroscopy. Radiography is the use of x-rays to acquire 2D images of the body. Fluoroscopy is the use of x-rays for real-time visualization of body structures.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 7 days a week
Humber River Hospital’s laboratory provides service throughout the hospital.
(416) 242-1000 x61000
Laboratory services assists every department in the hospital. Our dedicated team, equipped with state-of-the-art equipment assists health providers to diagnose diseases in blood, tissues and fluids. Our laboratory staff work collaboratively throughout our hospital to ensure timely and accurate results and diagnosis.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
An MRI a strong magnetic field to generate images of your body. It takes pictures of parts of the body that don’t show up well in x-rays, CT scans or ultrasounds. Our MRI units are bariatric-friendly and quieter than most machines.
416 242-1000 x63000
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. 7 days a week
Attending a prenatal class is a great way for you and your partner to prepare for the birth and care of your baby. Classes are $125.00 per session. Call to book.
Last Saturday each month (subject to change with demand)
We invite you to visit us if you are planning to have your baby in a hospital. We offer prenatal tours so you can view our facilities and meet the birthing team. Please call to book your appointment between 22 and 24 weeks.
An ultrasound uses high-frequency waves to take images of the inside of your body.
416 242-1000 x63000
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday