Welcome to the BORN Data Dictionary!

Browse this section to learn about the data in the BORN Information System. 

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BORN collects relevant data from maternal, newborn and youth clinical encounters. An encounter involves an interaction between the patient/client and the provider of services, (e.g. out-patient care management, hospital or home birth experiences, etc.).

Examples of encounters collected in the BORN Information System (Not comprehensive):

  • Antenatal General
  • Antenatal Specialty
  • Birth Child
  • Child Cytogenetics
  • Fertility (CARTR+)
  • Genetics/ Maternal Fetal Medicine (Genetics/MFM)
  • Labour Birth Mother
  • Labour
  • Maternal Cytogenetics
  • NICU
  • Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT)
  • Newborn Screening (NSO)
  • Newborn Screening Follow-up
  • Patient Profile
  • Postpartum Child
  • Postpartum Mother
  • Prenatal Screening
  • Prenatal Screening Follow-up
  • Well-Baby Visits

If you would like to learn about how to access this data. Please see our Data Request Page.

Data extracts (by encounter or by alphabetical listing) are available upon request.