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Call Health Connection at 519-663-5317 ext. 2280 to speak with a Public Health Nurse, Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

If you have questions or concerns about parenting, or caring for your infant or child, help is here when you need it!

Caregiver

  • Coping as a new parent
  • Physical recovery after birth
  • Prenatal questions
  • Postpartum depression/anxiety

Babies

  • Breastfeeding
  • Nutrition
  • Sleep
  • Crying
  • Illness
  • Early child development

Parenting

  • Car seat safety
  • Child safety
  • Sleep
  • Positive parenting
  • Community supports
 
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Baby-Friendly Initiative
 

Telephone questions after regular business hours

Call Telehealth Ontario to speak with a Registered Nurse at 1-866-797-0000; or TTY: 1-866-797-0007.

  • Free, confidential service you can call to get health advice or information
  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Available in English or French
 

Questions and answers about the collection of your personal information

Q: Why does the Health Unit ask for your personal information?
A: The Health Unit's Early Years Team asks for your personal information in order to better understand your questions or concerns and help answer questions about you and your child. We also may need to contact you about your care at a later date.

Q: What personal information does the Health Unit collect?
A: You will be asked to provide your name, address, and contact information. You will also be asked questions about you and your baby's physical and mental health.

Q: How does the Health Unit use the personal information it collects?
A: The Health Unit uses this information to provide Early Years services to you and your child including the Infant Growth/Development and Breastfeeding Drop-ins, Breastfeeding Appointments and the Health Connection phone line.  Answers are recorded on an electronic client record. Your information is kept secure and confidential.


If you have additional questions about the collection of your personal information or how the Health Unit keeps your information private, please call Health Connection at 519-663-5317 ext. 2280 and ask to speak to the Early Years Team Manager from the Middlesex-London Health Unit, located at 50 King Street in London, ON N6A 5L7.

 
Date of creation: January 1, 2011
Last modified on: April 26, 2018