Neonatal Follow-Up Clinic
In the neonatal follow-up clinic, we provide assessment of your baby's physical, motor and cognitive development, with referral to community services and specialized professional consultation.
We will schedule visits for infants with birth weights less than 1500 grams who were born at less than 30 weeks gestation. We'll also schedule visits with those infants who were very ill during their stay in the NICU.
Message from NICU grad families and the family advisory committee (FAC):
Some of our NICU grads
We are all parents of NICU babies though our stories are all very different. Some of us were in the hospital for a long time, and some for only a few weeks. Some of our children show no signs now of their prematurity or early struggles, and others have some challenges. Some of us endured losses and some had a quick and uncomplicated time with our babies in the NICU.
We hope that after you leave Sunnybrook you take some time to be with your family, and then when and if you're ready, we invite you back to join our family advisory committee. We have many interesting projects to work on and we welcome your input. You and your family also have a standing invitation to our preemie picnic which happens every summer.
We have all been forever changed by this experience, and we all love our children more than we ever could have imagined. While it's important to be aware of the risks and complications that could lie ahead, it's equally important to remember that it is also possible, even probable, that life a year from now will be joyful.
We wish the best for you and your family.
Location and contact
Neonatal follow-up clinic
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Avenue,
M-wing, 4th floor, room M4 245
Toronto, ON M4N 3M5
This clinic generally runs on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.