Maternal & Child Care

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About the Maternal & Child Program:

Humber River Hospital is proud to offer a family-centred environment with services and facilities that promote our patient and family-centred approach to care. Humber River Hospital’s Maternal and Child Program is committed to providing excellent care for women, newborns, children and their families with an award-winning, multi-disciplinary team of dedicated care providers.

In all areas of service, patients and families are encouraged to be partners in care. Our private, single rooms encourage and allow parents and families to stay with their baby or child 24/7. We offer personalized plans of care to accommodate the cultural diversity of our community.

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The Maternal and Child Program has a comprehensive interdisciplinary team including:

  • Obstetricians
  • High-Risk Pregnancy Specialists
  • Paediatricians
  • Family Physicians
  • Midwives
  • Endocrinologists
  • Dieticians
  • Social Workers
  • Registered Nurses
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Pharmacists
  • Lactation Consultants
  • Audiologists
  • Child Life Specialists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Registered Respiratory Therapists
  • Neonatologists

Partnerships:
The Maternal Child Program has various partnerships to provide exceptional care. Some of our partnerships include:

  • KHA (Kids Health Alliance) – Kids Health Alliance is a network of partners committed to advancing excellence and expertise in pediatric care – leading to better outcomes and a high-quality, consistent and coordinated approach to health care that is centred around children, youth and their families. Kids Health Alliance will bring together partners in pediatric health care to achieve a better child, youth and family experience, improve health outcomes and generate greater value. Further information can be found by visiting http://www.kidshealthalliance.ca/en/
  • WEM (West End Midwives) – Provide care to clients throughout pregnancy, labour and birth and in the early weeks postpartum. Clients can choose to have their baby at home or at Humber River Hospital. You will be cared for by well-trained, compassionate care providers who respect the individual needs of birthing parents and their families. Further information can be found by visiting https://www.westendmidwives.ca/
  • Sick Kids General Surgery – In 2018, Humber River Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) solidified a partnership allowing SickKids general surgeons to operate in Humber’s state-of-the-art operating rooms. This agreement extends way beyond operating privileges: It is a full partnership. When a SickKids patient has surgery at Humber River Hospital, they have access to Humber’s excellent Child Life Program.
  • Toronto Public Health – The Breastfeeding Clinic is open Monday – Friday 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM for one-on-one breastfeeding support. NOTE: This clinic is open to all patients requiring breastfeeding support.
  • Infant Hearing Program – this partnership with Toronto Public Health delivers various services to identify permanent hearing loss early and provide ongoing support from birth to age six. All babies born at Humber River Hospital are offered a free hearing screening before they leave the hospital. More information can be found by visiting https://infanthearingprogram.com/
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine Clinic – This partnership with St. Michaels Hospital is to better serve patient families across the HRH community through services to patients experiencing maternal or fetal complications in their current pregnancy. Furthermore, the MFM clinic provides pre-pregnancy counselling for mothers with medical conditions or previous pregnancy complications.
  • Insception Lifebank and Victoria Angel cord blood banks – Cord blood stem cells can be used to treat over 80 diseases, and have been used in more than 40,000 transplants worldwide to date. Emerging research is expanding the list of diseases and conditions that may be treatable with cord blood. Humber River Hospital has partnered with Insception Lifebank to ensure expectant moms have all of the information they need to make an informed decision regarding storing their baby’s umbilical cord blood stem cells. Patients have the opportunity to store their baby’s umbilical cord blood for family use or donate it to be stored for anyone in need of a stem cell transplant. Further information on cord blood and tissue storage can be found by visiting insception.com/humberriver.

Services:

  • Prenatal Tour – To receive a virtual prenatal tour, please complete the form here.
  • Prenatal Classes –Humber River Hospital is pleased to partner with a leader in prenatal education, Markham Prenatal, to deliver a series of prenatal classes to support expectant parents and their support persons.In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all prenatal classes will be offered in a virtual format, at no cost to registrants. Our prenatal classes have been developed with the goal of providing accurate, current and unbiased information that will provide parents and families with an opportunity to learn and prepare for birth and care of their newborn.

    All classes will be facilitated by Registered Nurses experienced in maternal and newborn care. To register please click here.

  • Post-partum wellness
  • Lactation Support
  • Midwifery Services – West End Midwives
  • Social Work
  • Dietician
  • Child Life Specialists
  • Adolescent Mental Health
  • Cord Blood
  • Audiology
  • Occupational Therapy

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Dr. Khalid Almajid

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Dr. Hasan Al-Shabanah

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Karen (Ren) Barrett

Karen (Ren) Barrett

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Pauline Becker

Pauline Becker

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Dr. Howard Berger

Dr. Howard Berger

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Dr. Graham Black

Dr. Graham Black

Paediatrics

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Dr. Herbert Brill

Dr. Herbert Brill

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Dr. Erica Burry

Dr. Erica Burry

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Dr. Nicolette Caccia

Dr. Nicolette Caccia

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Catherine Cameron

Catherine Cameron

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Dr. Daniela Caprara

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Dr. Lily Cha

Dr. Lily Cha

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Aoife Chamberlaine

Aoife Chamberlaine

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Shâdé (Olubukunola) Chatrath

Shâdé (Olubukunola) Chatrath

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Laura Coombs

Laura Coombs

Midwifery

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Dr. Mirabelle D’Souza

Dr. Mirabelle D’Souza

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Dr. Jay Dahman

Dr. Jay Dahman

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Dr. Jasvinder Dhillon

Dr. Jasvinder Dhillon

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Dr. Manal El Sayed

Dr. Manal El Sayed

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Farrokh (Nikki) Eskandari

Farrokh (Nikki) Eskandari

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Dr. Mark Greenwald

Dr. Mark Greenwald

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Jerrylyn Guevarra

Jerrylyn Guevarra

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Dr. Richard Hamat

Dr. Richard Hamat

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Manavi Handa

Manavi Handa

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Dr. Lara Hart

Dr. Lara Hart

Paediatrics

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Dr. Lesley Hawkins

Dr. Lesley Hawkins

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Elaine Ho

Elaine Ho

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Dr. Neil Ingber

Dr. Neil Ingber

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Dr. Vered Kakzanov

Dr. Vered Kakzanov

Family & Community Medicine

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Dr. Sally Kenawy

Dr. Sally Kenawy

Paediatrics

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Heidi Kern

Heidi Kern

Midwifery

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Dr. Ted Kosalka

Dr. Ted Kosalka

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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Dr. Amina Lalani

Dr. Amina Lalani

Paediatrics

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Chief of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Head, Gynaecology
Physician Medical Director, Maternal Child Program
Dr. Andre LaRoche

Dr. Andre LaRoche

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Dr. Elana Lavine

Dr. Elana Lavine

Paediatrics

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Dr. Clive Lee

Dr. Clive Lee

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Dr. Shanna Lindsay

Dr. Shanna Lindsay

Paediatrics

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Pamela MacInnis

Pamela MacInnis

Midwifery

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Dr. Grace Mariampillai

Dr. Grace Mariampillai

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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Dr. Karli Mayo

Dr. Karli Mayo

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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Dr. Peyman Mazidi

Dr. Peyman Mazidi

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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Chief of Paediatrics
Dr. Gilbert Miller

Dr. Gilbert Miller

Paediatrics

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Dr. Leanne Morris

Dr. Leanne Morris

Paediatrics

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Arian Navickas

Arian Navickas

Midwifery

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Linda Ngo

Linda Ngo

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Soheyla Owliaei

Soheyla Owliaei

Midwifery

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Dr. Tracy Pitt

Dr. Tracy Pitt

Paediatrics

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Dr. Kate Pizzuto

Dr. Kate Pizzuto

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Dr. Joseph Porepa

Dr. Joseph Porepa

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Cynthia Rebong

Cynthia Rebong

Midwifery


Dr. Ayala Revah

Dr. Ayala Revah

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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Adriana Rodriguez

Adriana Rodriguez

Midwifery

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Dr. Jacob Rosenberg

Dr. Jacob Rosenberg

Paediatrics

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Dr. Karen Rosenstein

Dr. Karen Rosenstein

Paediatrics

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Filomena Salerno

Filomena Salerno

Midwifery

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Dr. Tania Samanta

Dr. Tania Samanta

Paediatrics

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Dr. Selvi Senthilnathan

Dr. Selvi Senthilnathan

Paediatrics

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Dr. Neha Sharma

Dr. Neha Sharma

Paediatrics

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Angela Silcock

Angela Silcock

Midwifery

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Dr. Narendra Singh

Dr. Narendra Singh

Paediatrics

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Dr. Shirley Sit

Dr. Shirley Sit

Paediatrics

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Dr. Jordan Solmon

Dr. Jordan Solmon

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Dr. Lynn Sterling

Dr. Lynn Sterling

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Dr. Leah Tattum

Dr. Leah Tattum

Paediatrics

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Dr. Ben Tse

Dr. Ben Tse

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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Lori Vininsky

Lori Vininsky

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Director of Neonatology
Dr. Guy Widrich

Dr. Guy Widrich

Paediatrics

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Dr. George Wong

Dr. George Wong

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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Dr. Grace Yeung

Dr. Grace Yeung

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Bilirubin Clinic


Breastfeeding Clinic (No Referral Required)


C-Section Pre Screening Clinic


Children’s Inpatient Unit


Diabetes in Pregnancy Education Clinic


Early Pregnancy Clinic


Gynaecology & Colposcopy Clinic


Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic


Neonatal Follow-Up Clinic


Neonatal Intensive Care Unit


OB Medicine Clinic


Occupational Therapy Clinic


Paediatric Allergy Clinic


Paediatric Asthma Clinic


Paediatric Audiology Clinic


Paediatric Cardiology Clinic General Surgery

Paediatric Cardiology Clinic General Surgery


Paediatric Endocrinology Clinic


Paediatric Feeding Clinic


Paediatric Follow-Up Clinic


Paediatric GI Clinic


Paediatric Neurology Clinic


Paediatric Nutrition Clinic


Paediatric Occupational Therapy Clinic


Paediatric Orthopaedic Clinic


Paediatric Outpatient Clinic (By Referral Only)


Paediatric Respirology Clinic


Paediatric Surgical Daycare Unit


Postpartum Wellness Program (Collaboration with Toronto Public Health)


Pre-Screening Clinic


Prenatal Clinic


Totally Kids Clinic


Adolescence Mental Health Services


Midwifery Services – West End Midwives


Postpartum Wellness Program (Collaboration with Toronto Public Health)


Prenatal Classes


Prenatal Tours