There are two groups of physicians providing obstetrical care at the Montfort Hospital. Both clinics focus on women's health as well as care during and after pregnancy and birth. The family medicine team is composed of Dr. Stephen Ballou, Dr. Manon Clavette, Dr. Dean Leduc and Dr. Melissa Lortie. They provide care for women with low-risk pregnancies. The obstetric clinic is composed of Dr. Catherine Faucher, Dr. Daniel Moreau, Dr. Véronique Moreau and Dr. Stéphanie Palerme. Most of them deal with pregnancies, which are more at risk of complications.
Registering for the delivery
You will receive a call between the 36th and 37th week of pregnancy to register. During this call, you will be asked if you have private insurance and what type of room you would like. We will also talk to you about possible fees. If you have not received a call by the 37th week, please contact your clinic.
Montfort Obstetrical Triage
As of the 20th week of your pregnancy, you can go to Hôpital Montfort’s triage if you have any concerns, or if you have gone into labour. This department is open 24/7. You can also contact triage by calling 613-746-4621, ext. 3708.
Montfort Obstetrical Clinic
It’s not possible to visit the Family Birthing Centre (FBC) in person. However, an online virtual tour will show you the different areas in the unit including the rooms and the triage. Other information is also available online, including a printable list of items to bring with you for your stay as well as a birthing plan.
Resources during your pregnancy
Your care team is available to answer your questions. Do not hesitate to discuss details about your health and that of your baby.
Other resources may also be useful during your pregnancy (we are not responsible for the content of external websites).
Offered by Health Canada, this guide includes advice on a number of topics, including prenatal nutrition, folic acid, physical activity, smoking, and alcohol, among others.
This is a helpful guide if you decide to breastfeed. It contains tips, ideas and information on medications you can take if you have health problems.
If you are a resident of Ontario, you are entitled to free prenatal classes offered by the City of Ottawa. Register online at ottawa.ca/prenatals or by phone at 613-580-6744.
If you are a resident of Québec, prenatal classes are offered by the CISSS. Contact your CISSS for more information.
1-800-436-8477 (nausea and vomiting) and 1-877-439-2744 (central helpline).
This Health Canada guide provides important information about the vaccination of your child.
This brochure explains how to count fetal movements.