Welcome to the Childbirth Program

A message to our new moms 


Please see our list of postpartum resources for our new parents.


COVID-19 and Pregnancy


COVID-19 Vaccine and Pregnancy Information 


Thank you


We love to care for mothers and babies.

Meet our team.

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What to expect when you're expecting


Early pregnancy - first trimester

During the first trimester of your pregnancy you and your baby will experience the greatest amount of change. Read more about the first trimester.


Second trimester

During the second trimester of your pregnancy you will begin to feel more like you did before you were pregnant. Read more about the second trimester.


Third trimester

During this trimester of your pregnancy you will start getting excited about meeting your baby. Read more about the third trimester.



To make each visit to the hospital easier, a pre-registration form can be completed online using a secure website. Read more about Pre-Registration.


Maternity Assessment Clinic

The Childbirth Program at Queensway Carleton Hospital offers this out-patient clinic for women who may need access to additional health care services during their pregnancy. Read more about the Maternity Assessment Clinic.


Prenatal Classes

This evidence-based online tool identifies universal key messages for service providers in Ontario to share with their clients related to preconception, prenatal, postpartum and newborn health, as well as the supporting evidence for each of these key messages. Read more about prenatal classes.



The Birth Plan

Childbirth is one of life’s most special events. We want your birth experience to be as safe and satisfying for you as possible. Read more about the birth plan.