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===What to Get & Where to Get It===
 
===What to Get & Where to Get It===
Midwives and obstetricians attend pregnant people for their prenatal care in Hamilton. They all provide free prenatal care if you have OHIP coverage.
 
 
Midwifery care
 
"Midwives are experts in normal pregnancy, birth and newborn care. Ontario midwives are funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care so services are free to clients. Give birth at a hospital or at home and receive safe, skilled care from your midwife."
 
 
Finding a midwife: see http://www.ontariomidwives.ca/
 
Finding a midwife: see http://www.ontariomidwives.ca/
If you don't have OHIP (Ontario health insurance) you can still be in the care of a midwife for your pregnancy free of cost.
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If you don't have OHIP (Ontario health insurance) you can still be in the care of a midwife for your pregnancy.
 
 
Obstetric care:
 
There are two hospitals in Hamilton where you can give birth: St Joseph's Healthcare(SJH) and McMaster University Medical Centre (MUMC)
 
 
 
SJH:
 
"The Maternity Centre of Hamilton is a clinic that provides prenatal and postpartum care up to the 6 week check up and newborn care. The interprofessional team is comprised family physicians, nurse practitioners, a social worker, lactation consultant and administrative staff. Women attend the clinic for their prenatal visits and then attend St Joseph’s Hospital for delivery of their baby. Patients are booked for appointments with either a doctor or a nurse practitioner. All babies are delivered by the Maternity Centre doctor on call that day."
 
website: http://maternitycentre.ca/
 
 
 
MUMC:
 
"We are a state-of-the-art health care facility providing compassionate care for women:
 
  
    Pregnancy, child-birth and newborn care with midwives and obstetricians for uncomplicated, home-like births and newborn care.
 
    We are also the regional centre for high risk births, providing specialists in maternal fetal medicine and facilities to care for complicated issues.
 
    Gynecological services for a range of reprodutive health issues, providing state-of-the-art procedures, laparoscopic or minimally-invasive surgery where appropriate."
 
Website: http://www.hamiltonhealthsciences.ca/body.cfm?id=2202
 
  
 
===Costs===
 
===Costs===

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