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Welcome to Sunrise Health Region's Maternity Ward Web page!

We hope you find the information provided here helpful, and check out our video:
"Welcome to the Maternity Ward" 

Click here for information about visitors

Click here for information about the Baby Friendly Initiative 

Breastfeeding Support
Breastfeeding is a skill that you and baby learn. A good start helps to make breastfeeding a positive experience for both mom and baby. To find out more on breastfeeding skills watch the Breastfeeding Information video.  

Baby Friendly Initiative Newsletter

Local supports for breastfeeding:

  • Early Visiting Program: (306) 786-0625
  • Lactation Services:  (306)786-0886
  • OBS Ward at YRHC: (306) 786-0479
  • Breastfeeding Support Clinic: Every Wednesday
        from 1-3 pm (drop in) Yorkton Public Health 150 Independent St.
  • Breastfeeding Matters Support Group:
        Yorkton 1st Thursday of every month at 10:30 am Yorkton Family Resource Centre
        Canora 2nd Thursday of every month at 10:30 am Canora Public Library
        Langenburg 3rd Thursday of every month at 10:30am Langenburg & District Daycare Co-operative -

For location please check on the Facebook page - Yorkton & Area - Breastfeeding Support Group

For more information call (306) 786-0886 or (306) 786-0625

Links to helpful info:

Mother\'s Milk - Baby\'s Choice brochure click here 

Baby Friendly in Canada
Breastfeeding Matters Saskatoon
Kelly Mom 
Infact Canada 
Breastfeeding Committee of Saskatchewan


Breastfeeding cutouts Skin to Skin support  


Some helpful links:
Canada Food Guide
First Nations, Inuit, Metis food guide
Newborn care info www.hc-sc.gc.ca
SGI car seat info