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Perinatal Centre

The Perinatal Centre (PNC) helps HRM patients by providing a wide range of services including primary maternity care and high risk/tertiary obstetrical care.

What to expect

To fully prepare for your appointment, be sure to bring along the following items:

  • Your health card
  • Your appointment letter
  • A list of medications you are taking
  • Any medications needed during your visit
  • Name and telephone number of your referring physician and/or family physician
  • Insurance information
  • A list of questions you may have for the physician. 
  • Note: Please do not bring food if you must fast prior to your appointment.

The PNC care team includes:

  • Perinatal nurses
  • Physicians (including Family Medicine, Obstetricians, and Maternal Fetal Medicine specialists)
  • Clinical nutritionists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Social workers

There are a number of multidisciplinary specialty clinics that are located in the PNC that help care for higher risk pregnancies, including:

  • Diabetes in Pregnancy Clinic
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic
  • Newcomer's With Diabetes Clinic
  • Dependency and Pregnancy Clinic


Accessing this Clinic, Program or Service

Women's/Adult Building -IWK Health Centre

PNC is located on the main floor of the women's building at IWK Health. Enter through the front door of the women's building, go straight ahead. We are right behind the security desk to the left. Parking can be challenging so please allow yourself plenty of time.

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax, Nova Scotia