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The Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health (PCMCH) is hosting a series of webinars to support Maternal-Neonatal care providers during the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinars will be led by clinical experts with experience managing COVID-19. Each webinar will focus on specific topics such as vaccine hesitancy, care management for COVID-19 positive patients, and more. Time will be set aside for questions from participants.

Registration is required. In the event you cannot attend, please check the PCMCH COVID-19 webpage a week after the event for the webinar recording.


Webinar Title: COVID-19 in the Third Wave and the Maternal-Neonatal Population: Neonatal Care and Considerations

Webinar Objectives:

  • Review pathophysiology, clinical presentation and transmission rates in newborns
  • Discuss practical considerations in caring for neonates born to mothers who had COVID-19 during pregnancy; and impact on family integration in neonatal units
  • Review BORN data on the impact of COVID-19 on neonatal outcomes

Date: May 31, 2021 Registration is required

Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.


  • Prakesh Shah, Paediatrician-in-Chief, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Yenge Diambomba, Clinical Director of Nurseries, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Gillian Alton, Epidemiologist, BORN Ontario

Moderated by Dr. JoAnn Harrold, Neonatologist and Division Chief of Neonatology, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Division Head of Newborn Care, The Ottawa Hospital

Audience: Clinicians, educators, managers and administrative leaders involved in maternal-neonatal care


Future webinar registration will be shared on the PCMCH Latest News Webpage, so check back regularly.

If you have any questions, please contact