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Milestones newsletter: Dec. 2023, issue 5

Supporting high-quality perinatal, newborn, child and youth healthcare   Subscribe to Milestones   Milestones is our newsletter for healthcare professionals, policy makers, system planners and anyone interested in building and supporting high-quality perinatal, newborn, child and youth healthcare in Ontario. In each issue, you will learn about developments at PCMCH, read about and learn from healthcare leaders […]

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Statement for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Sept. 30

On September 30, we remember, honour and grieve the 150,000+ First Nations, Inuit and Métis children who were forcibly taken from their families and sent to residential schools. We reflect on the tragic legacies and far-reaching impacts of the residential school system on Indigenous individuals, families and communities, and on the need to develop an

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Milestones newsletter: Sept. 2023, issue 4

Supporting high-quality perinatal, newborn, child and youth healthcare Subscribe to Milestones Milestones is our newsletter for healthcare professionals, policy makers, system planners and anyone interested in building and supporting high-quality perinatal, newborn, child and youth healthcare in Ontario. In each issue, you will learn about developments at PCMCH, read about and learn from healthcare leaders across Ontario

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Now available: 2SLGBTQIA+ pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum multimedia resources

Two multimedia resources from PCMCH focus on the experiences and healthcare needs of 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals. The first features 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals sharing their lived experiences of accessing healthcare services in Ontario during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum. The second provides insights from healthcare providers from across Ontario who champion inclusive, affirming and safe perinatal care of 2SLGBTQIA+

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Indigenous Primary Health Care Council and Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health: a new strategic partnership

The Indigenous Primary Health Care Council (IPHCC) and the Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health (PCMCH) are pleased to announce a new partnership that aims to foster high-quality perinatal, newborn and child healthcare for Indigenous peoples in Ontario. Learn more and read the entire announcement here.  

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PCMCH Annual Report 2022/23

PCMCH is pleased to release its 2022/23 Annual Report. In this report, you’ll read about our most significant accomplishments of the past year towards achieving our vision of healthy pregnancies, babies, children and families for lifelong health in Ontario. You will also learn about how we worked to support the distinct healthcare needs of diverse

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Providing Inclusive, Affirming and Safer Perinatal Care to 2SLGBTQIA+ Individuals – a new resource for healthcare providers

“Providing Inclusive, Affirming and Safer Perinatal Care to 2SLGBTQIA+ Individuals” is a newly available tip sheet featuring evidence-based information, practical examples and a list of continuing education opportunities. Individual perinatal healthcare providers, teams and organizations can use this educational resource to reflect on and take actionable steps towards improving the quality and cultural safety of

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Disability & Pregnancy: new resources for healthcare administrators, care providers and people with disabilities

Three new Disability and Pregnancy resources that support healthy pregnancies for people with disabilities and provide advice to the healthcare professionals providing their care are now available. Developed collaboratively with an international team of researchers, people with lived experience, healthcare providers, social workers and policy makers, the resources contain information tailored for healthcare administrators, healthcare

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PCMCH Webinars: Paediatric Diabetes and Paediatric Obesity Management

These webinars are geared towards members of the PCMCH Paediatric Diabetes Network (PDN) and the Ontario Paediatric Bariatric Network (OPBN), primary care providers, paediatric endocrinology care providers, clinical educators, paediatric diabetes providers, nurse practitioners, psychologists, dietitians, social workers, exercise therapists and others interested in learning more about current practices and novel approaches in the care

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