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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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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.

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.

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.

Government of Canada launches innovative mobile vaccine application

02 May 2014

Government of Canada launches innovative mobile vaccine application

CONFERENCE 2015

16 April 2014

CONFERENCE 2015 SAVE THE DATE FEB 6-7, 2015 Join the conversation! How are you improving maternal-child health in your corner of the world? Be inspired by your colleagues!

BORN Information System Enhancements April 7, 2014

07 April 2014

BORN Information System Enhancements April 7, 2014. We're listening! The BORN Information System (BIS) was updated to reflect changes that you - our members - have requested.