What does the study involve?
What will the study investigate?
• Factors that contribute to a healthy pregnancy
Why is the Ontario Birth Study important?
This study will help researchers and clinicians better understand pregnancy, the health of mothers and babies and ultimately the importance of early life experiences on childhood and later life health and well-being.
Who is conducting the study?
A team of more than thirty clinicians, investigators and research staff with a wide range of expertise are involved.
Dr. Alan Bocking, MD., Chair of the Ontario Birth Study Steering Committee
Who can participate?
All pregnant women at Mount Sinai Hospital who are:
Women from all backgrounds with different life experiences are needed
What are the risks & benefits?
• There are no risks to you or your baby – we are not asking you to do anything that is not already part of your routine care
• There is no immediate benefit to you for participating, but you will help to gain new knowledge that will improve the health of future mothers and babies
Mary-Jean Martin RN, CCRP