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Welcome to BORN

BORN is Ontario’s pregnancy, birth and childhood registry and network. By collecting, interpreting, sharing and rigorously protecting critical data about each birth in the province, BORN makes a positive and lasting contribution to the health of mothers, newborns, children and the citizens of Ontario.

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Interactive Map

Find maternal-newborn resources in your area.

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Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health (PCMCH) Seeking Committee Members

17 December 2014

Are you passionate about maternal and child health and familiar with Ontario’s system of maternal-child screening and care?

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10 December 2014

Dr. K.S. Joseph will deliver the Keynote Address "The Power of Data" at the 2015 BORN Ontario Conference

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Evaluating your options on where to give birth?

10 September 2014

Looking for your nearest fertility centre? Need to know how to contact your Public Health Unit for prenatal classes? BORN’s Interactive Map can help!

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The new BORN Data Dictionary is now live!

11 July 2014

The easy-to-use form and the new shopping cart feature will ensure quick and efficient data requests.

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Pulling back the curtain on Canada’s rising C-section rate

30 May 2014

Ann Sprague, acting director for BORN Ontario was recently interviewed by Healthy Debate for an article on C-sections. Read more.

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BORN2020: Strategic Plan

18 May 2014

Wondering what is on the horizon for BORN? We just completed our new strategic plan that will chart our course until 2020. Thanks to the BORN 2020 core team, the many people we interviewed and consulted, and the ever-growing team at BORN who will be responsible for achieving the goals and objectives.