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IWK Health, Cisco Canada and OnX Canada power critical connections between babies and families in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Halifax, Canada, August 30, 2022 – IWK Health announced the success of its web-delivered application – Chez NICU Home – and securely powered Cisco Webex technologies to connect NICU families to education, supports, and resources they need to become more active participants in the care of their babies, driving healthier outcomes for families.

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Epidural catheter supply stable

It is likely that Nova Scotians have heard of a possible epidural catheter shortage. We would like to reassure the public that IWK Health and NS Health's supply is currently stable and we anticipate shipments in the near future. 

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IWK statement on infant formula supply

We understand the news of infant formula shortages in the United States is causing stress for many families in Canada and want to reassure our community that IWK Health has a good supply of infant formula, including specialty formula. Continue Reading

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Bath Demonstration

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Postpartum Caesarean Birth

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Postpartum Vaginal Birth

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Approximately 375 breast surgeries will be performed annually at the IWK, with approximately 3,000 visits to the Breast Health Clinic.

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