Women and Children’s Health Program at Upper River Valley Hospital

Labour and birth services will be temporarily unavailable at Horizon’s Upper River Valley Hospital (URVH) beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, June 24 until Friday, June 28 at 8 a.m.

All pregnant individuals who would normally deliver their babies at URVH will need to travel to Horizon’s Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital (DECRH) in Fredericton.

Learn more

Welcome to the Women and Children’s Health Program at Horizon’s Upper River Valley Hospital in Waterville. While some of this information is specific to parents and guardians in the Upper River Valley area of New Brunswick, much of it is relevant to those across the province.

Our highly trained team provides a range of women’s services including prenatal to postpartum care, mom and baby clinics, 48-hours post-discharge, as well as breastfeeding assistance after discharge, with access to lactation consultants if necessary. Children’s services include newborn, and ambulatory clinic services. Our care team consults the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, N.S., as required.

Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns about your pregnancy, it is always best to first call your primary health care provider (family physician or obstetrician).

However, if you have an urgent/emergency medical need please use the contact information below.

Under 20 weeks in your pregnancy:
Proceed to the Emergency Department

20 weeks and over in your pregnancy:
Call the Labour and Birth Unit at 506-375-2611

Horizon locations offering this service:

Facility Name Address Phone
Upper River Valley Hospital (Waterville) 11300 Route 130, Waterville, New Brunswick, E7P 0A4 506-375-5900