Early Discharge Program

Early Discharge Program

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Location and Contact

For more information, email earlydischargeprogram@msh.on.ca.

Description of services

Low risk birthing parents and their infants who qualify for early discharge may leave the hospital within 6-12 hours after birth. A Registered Midwife will visit the family at home within 24 hours of discharge and provide the following services:

  • Routine newborn blood tests
  • Weight check and feeding support
  • Wellness check for baby and parent

Staff

Registered Midwives

How to access

If you are interested in early discharge, please speak to your nurse or physician once you are admitted to the childbirth unit.

For more information, email earlydischargeprogram@msh.on.ca.