Patient Education: Diseases Conditions Treatments & Procedures

Second Trimester Induction Of Labour

What happens after delivery?

  • You will have the opportunity to see, touch, and hold your baby.
  • You may take photographs, or have the nurse take them for you.
  • A Spiritual and Religious Care Provider (Chaplain) is available to perform a blessing or address any spiritual needs you may have.
  • If you are less than 20 weeks pregnant, you are not required by law to bury the baby. However, you have the option to make arrangements for burial if you wish.
  • If you are 20 weeks pregnant or more, you are required by law to make arrangements for burial. We will assist you.
  • You have the option to request or deny genetic testing or autopsy. Your doctor can explain this option in greater detail

Visit the Gynaecology department