Preparing to give birth

If you have a concern about your pregnancy or think you may be in labour, you may call the obstetrical assessment telephone line at 905-472-7366, 24 hours a day/7 days a week.  You will be connected with one of our registered nurses who will ask you several questions about your specific situation and work with you to establish a care plan.  

What should you bring with you?

Please bring personal hygiene products, towels, washcloths, diapers, and clothes for mother and baby. Remember to bring any supplies for your support person such as food, blankets, and pillows.

Patient gowns, baby blankets, and feeding supplies will be provided during your hospital stay. 

Parking Lot options:

During regular business hours: 
- visitor parking lot #1 at Church Street and Butternut Lane and come in through the main entrance
- visitor parking lot #6 off Buroak Avenue and come in through entrance D, beside the emergency department

After regular hours:
- visitor parking lot #6 off Buroak Avenue and come in through the main emergency department entrance and security will escort you to the childbirth unit

Directions to childbirth unit:
- take passenger elevators in the link lobby of building B to the top floor and follow the signs to 4WH