Postnatal follow-up

For who?

  • New parents

In Quebec, the 2008-2018 Perinatal Policy specifies that health and social service institutions must set up a systematic follow-up program for all new parents.


  • To assess you and your baby’s health and well-being
  • To provide answers to questions regarding:
    – Childbirth
    – Breastfeeding
    – Your new role as a parentTo offer support for breastfeeding
  • To improve the integration of a new member into the family
  • To encourage the father’s involvement
  • To identify problematic situations
  • To find resources, if necessary

A follow-up phone call within 24 hours after returning home, as well as a systematic visit within 24 to 72 hours after returning home.

For more information, contact the Info-Social service at 811 or contact the service points in your area ( from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Contact service points Contact information
CLSC Jonquière 418 695-2572
CLSC de Chicoutimi 418 543-2221
CLSC Lac-Saint-Jean-Est 418 669-2000
CLSC Domaine-du-Roy 418 275-8775
CLSC Maria Chapdelaine 418 276-1234