SUNNYBROOK HEALTH SCIENCES CENTRE

SUNNYBROOK HEALTH SCIENCES CENTRE

August 30, 2010 16:56 ET

Giving Birth in Toronto Will Never Be the Same

Join Us to Tour Sunnybrook's New Women & Babies Program

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 30, 2010) - Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre will offer people a sneak peak of its greatly anticipated, new birthing facilities and neonatal intensive care units. Sunnybrook's new facilities encompass more than 120,000 sq. ft. of space making it one of the largest and most comprehensive facilities of its kind in Canada. The Women & Babies Program will deliver 4,250 babies every year in this new space and will care for 1 of every 5 babies born in Ontario who weigh less than 3 pounds.

WHAT:   Welcome ceremony for Sunnybrook's new Women & Babies Program and tour of the new facilities
     
WHO:   The Honourable Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
    The Honourable Kathleen Wynne, MPP, Don Valley West
    Dr. Barry McLellan, President and CEO, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
    Dr. Andrew Shennan, Program Chief, Women & Babies Program, Sunnybrook
     
WHEN:   September 2, 2010, 11:15am to 12:30pm
     
WHERE:   Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue
    Take the main M wing elevators to the 5th Floor
     
WHY:   Because no other hospital has anything like it.

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