Pregnancy and Birth

North York General Hospital (NYGH) provides exceptional care throughout pregnancy—from prenatal screening through labour and birth to the postpartum experience.

Read our online Guide to Pregnancy and Birth

As a leader in newborn and maternal care, many patients are referred to NYGH for high-risk pregnancy care and other specialized services.

Our health care team ensures the complex physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our patients are met. They are also committed to supporting and respecting a person’s choice for feeding.

As a community academic hospital, we collaboratively train physicians, midwives, nurses, and other health care practitioners.

Staff working

Our Maternal and Newborn Care Health Care Team includes:

  • Obstetricians
  • Family doctors
  • Midwives
  • Registered nurses (RN)
  • Registered practical nurses (RPN)
  • Social workers
  • Lactation consultants
  • Team attendants
  • Paediatricians
  • Neonatologists
  • Anaesthetists
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Child Life Specialists
  • Administrative Staff
  • Registered Dietitians
  • Nutrition Technicians
  • Pharmacists

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