Privacy Policy

In order to provide you with appropriate care, it is necessary for us to collect personal information about you, your family and the father of your baby. We recognize the importance of protecting your privacy and are committed to collecting, utilizing, and disclosing any information about you in a responsible manner and only to the extent necessary for the services we provide.

The most common examples of the purposes for collecting personal information are as below:

  • To communicate necessary information to other health professionals and services. (e.g. obstetricians, pediatricians, genetic counselors, medical laboratory technologists)
  • To meet the information needs of third party payers, (private health insurance).
  • To inform our insurer of potential claims.
  • To maintain statistics on pregnancy and birth outcomes for our practice (no personally identifying information is used)
  • A copy of your labour & birth record is sent to Alberta Perinatal Health for statistical purposes – your Alberta Health Care number is the only identifying information on this form. (Please advise us if you do not wish this to be used.)
  • To advise you about events that we hold for our clients (e.g. our annual summer picnic). You can let us know if you do not wish to be on the list used for this purpose.

If you have any questions about how your personal information will be collected, utilized and/or disclosed please feel free to ask us. For more information on the Health Information Act, please go to:

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