Mount Sinai Hospital’s Frances Bloomberg Centre for Women’s and Infants’ Health, has forged a path to become the largest academic centre for women’s health in Canada. Our multidisciplinary teams specialize in high-risk pregnancy, with two-thirds of the pregnancies we care for each year considered to be high-risk. We invite you to learn more about this specialized area of care that is driving our reputation for excellence in women’s health, high-risk maternal, fetal and neonatal care.
From providing expert care to the most vulnerable hospitalized infants, to developing groundbreaking therapy options for menopausal women, our Women’s and Infants’ Health program is internationally recognized for providing exemplary care and engaging in state-of-the-art research. We are also recognized as a place to learn by our medical students and residents, attracting fellows from across the globe.
Mount Sinai Hospital is internationally recognized as a top hospital for research. With our patients at the core of everything we do, evidence-based research is allowing us to continuously expand the breadth of our treatment options and challenge the limits of viability for extremely preterm infants. Accelerated learning and innovation have put us at the forefront of new procedures and programs.
Our Leadership In:
Women’s and Infants’ Health
For 100 years, Mount Sinai has proudly delivered babies, supporting more than 7,000 births each year.
The Mount Sinai Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is one of the largest in Ontario, providing expert tertiary care to approximately 1,100 premature neonates each year.
The Ontario Fetal Centre (OFC) is one of only four centres in Canada to offer fetoscopic laser ablation surgery to treat twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome.
Since 2017, 44 in-utero procedures aimed at decreasing the adverse effects of spina bifida have been performed at the OFC – the first therapy of its kind in Canada. Research currently underway is focused on advancing medical interventions in the treatment of spina bifida.
The Family Integrated Care (FICare) program developed at Mount Sinai Hospital empowers caregivers to play an active role in caring for their preterm infant in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and has been show to help improve the well-being of both infants and their families.
Each year, more than 2,500 patients across Canada are referred to the Mature Women’s Health Program at Mount Sinai. This program provides comprehensive clinical support to address the sometimes debilitating health issues experienced during menopause.