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Public Health Nursing / Prenatal and Postnatal Services

Provided by: Saskatchewan Health Authority: Cypress Health Region

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Service Description

Offers prenatal classes, postnatal follow-up and infant assessments, and breastfeeding and parenting support. 

Group Prenatal Classes

  • Provides information and support on understanding and preparing for birth, infant care, and breastfeeding.

Online Childbirth Class

  • For expectant parents who can’t attend on-site childbirth classes due to work schedules, distance to travel to class, time constraints or medical conditions.

1:1 Support

  • For expectant parents that might benefit from more intensive support. Participants meet with a Public Health Nurse to determine eligibility. Provides prenatal information and connection to community groups and agencies that can be an additional resource to the parents.

Postnatal Services 

  • Offers a follow-up home visit to parents a few days after they arrive home from the hospital with their newborn. Assesses how mother’s recovery is going, how baby is feeding and provides information about infant care, safety, immunizations and community programs for new parents.

Breastfeeding Support Information

  • Provides information and support to pregnant women about breastfeeding. Free online course to get ready to breastfeed is also available.

Application Process

Call to register. Register early, ideally before your 7th month of pregnancy.


The fee may be waived for group classes for those with financial need.

Lactation Consultant: 306-778-5291

Toll-Free: 1-866-786-2510

Cypress Health Region Information Line

Hotline: 8-1-1


Business Line: 306-778-5280

Service Website




Coverage Area

Cypress Health Region

Languages Offered


Shaunavon Hospital and Care Centre


660 4th Street East
Shaunavon SK  S0N 2M0

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Mailing Address

PO Box 789
Shaunavon SK  S0N 2M0

Location Info

Hours of Operation

24/7 hours
Clinic: (call 306-297-1940 to make an appointment)
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Out-Patient Laboratory Services:
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Wheelchair access - designated parking spaces; Wheelchair access - lowered elevator buttons; Wheelchair access - front or side or back doors; Wheelchair access - ramps; Wheelchair access - washrooms (at least one)

Clinic: 306-297-1940


Toll-Free: 1-888-461-7443

Cypress Health Region Information Line

Hotline: 8-1-1

HealthLine: 24/7Professional health advice or mental health support.

Business Line: 306-297-2644



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