Pregnancy Care Clinic opens in Cranbrook

New services strengthens crew-dependent support for dad and mom during their pregnancy journey 

Expectant dad and mom will reward from enhanced accessibility to comprehensive pregnancy care at the new Encompass Pregnancy Care clinic, which opened in March in Interior Health’s Urgent and Most important Care Centre in Cranbrook, situated in the Baker Road Skilled Centre at 1311 2nd St.

The clinic is supported by eight Cranbrook-dependent maternity physicians and staffed with an experienced pregnancy treatment nurse. Encompass Being pregnant Treatment was developed to be a non-judgemental, inclusive, and culturally protected area in which all sufferers truly feel listened to, at-simplicity, and supported.

“We’re a group of nearby doctors functioning alongside one another to present all-encompassing, significant-high-quality and standardized healthcare and supportive care to expecting patients,” said Dr. Madeline Oosthuizen, Family members Doctor (FP) and Encompass clinic doctor. “Parents will have the prospect to get to know each and every member of our medical doctor team, will satisfy immediately every single visit with our clinic maternity nurse, who is a prosperity of info, and will be connected with other local community assets and health products and services unique to pre and postnatal care.”

Encompass Being pregnant Care is aspect of the East Kootenay Main Care Network (PCN), a network of crew-centered treatment suppliers in the location. By remaining element of the most important care network and found in the Urgent & Primary Treatment Centre, moms and dads attending Encompass Pregnancy will have a person-stop accessibility to team-dependent treatment, these as psychological wellness clinicians, physiotherapists, social staff, and additional.

“We are enthusiastic to welcome Encompass Being pregnant Care as section of our urgent care team. The Major Treatment Network partnership involving Inside Overall health, Ktunaxa Country and the East Kootenay Division of Loved ones Apply has manufactured it attainable to extend services offered to folks in Cranbrook and Kimberley,” stated Shannon Statham, Interior Health’s primary care direct for the East Kootenay.

“With crew-based mostly care, patients can see the most suitable well being-treatment professional to handle their requires. We are happy to welcome new dad and mom to the centre.”

Encompass Being pregnant Treatment providers include things like:  

• Pre and postnatal care

• Labour and supply in the East Kootenay Regional Clinic

• Early pregnancy decline assist and management

• Pre-conception counselling

• Contraception choices

• Spouse and children scheduling

• Lactation help.

The Encompass Pregnancy Treatment clinic is accepting new individuals from Cranbrook and surrounding communities. If you would like being pregnant treatment, please mobile phone the Urgent and Major Care Centre to make an appointment: (250) 420-2323.

Urgent and Key Care Centres supports folks who are suffering from non-daily life-threatening conditions these kinds of as an ankle sprain and need to see a well being-treatment company inside 12 to 24 several hours, but do not have to have an unexpected emergency division pay a visit to. Health-care professionals working in the facility run in a staff-based mostly treatment environment wherever patients are linked with the practitioner who can greatest present treatment for their damage or disease.

The Cranbrook UPCC is a collaboration between Interior Health and fitness, the Ministry of Wellness, the Kootenay East Regional Healthcare facility District, the East Kootenay Division of Household Exercise and the Ktunaxa Nation.

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