Hospital for Sick Children

Service: Motherisk Program

Contact Details
Office Phone 416-813-6780
Toll Free Phone 1-877-439-2744
Fax 416-813-7562
Primary Contact Pina Bozzo, Coordinator
Site Details
Areas Served Ontario
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
555 University Ave
Toronto, ON M5G 1X8
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Intersection University Ave and Gerrard St W
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Motherisk Helpline 1-877-439-2744 -- information about the risk or safety of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, herbal products, chemicals, x-rays, chronic disease and infections during pregnancy and while nursing

Alcohol and Substance Use Line 1-877-327-4636 -- information on alcohol and other substances of abuse in pregnancy

NVP Helpline 1-800-436-8477 -- help for women suffering from nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (morning sickness)

Motherisk Clinic -- for women who have been exposed to substances that cause abnormalities in developing fetuses
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * clinic Fri 1 pm-4 pm
Eligibility Pregnant women, nursing mothers, their partners and health professionals
Application Appointment and referral required for clinic visit * no appointment or referral for telephone consultation
Languages English ; French
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms * braille elevator, lowered buttons
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Service Categories Chemicals Information ; Medical Information Lines ~ Pregnant Women ~ Reproductive Issues ; Medical Information Lines ~ Pregnant Women ~ Substance Use Disorder Issues ; Teratogenic Counselling

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