Since 1999, QCH has been welcoming the most precious new beginnings in our hospital!!
QCH has always provided exemplary service to the region, and the Childbirth Program is a pillar in the hospital.
Here are some amazing facts about our Childbirth Program at QCH:
Stats from November 2014
Since November 1999:
Total deliveries: 36,089
Total sets of twins: 190
51% of babies are male, 49% female
Most babies are born on a Thursday
In 2013-14 QCH accounted for 21% of total deliveries in Ottawa
First patient admitted was on November 24th, 1999 at 06:30 for a planned C-Section by Dr Cohen
First baby born on November 24th was a Baby Girl
Emerging Needs in the Childbirth Program at QCH
2500 babies are delivered at Queensway Carleton Hospital every year. Our community needs the Childbirth Program to grow in capacity and technology to ensure that all new moms giving birth and their newborns are in the best possible care. To learn more about the Childbirth Program at QCH, and our emerging needs, please view this PDF: Childbirth-brochure-web