Maternity Services - Lions Gate Hospital

Lions Gate Hospital provides perinatal care or support for pregnant people and their families before, during, and after childbirth. 

During pregnancy you have the choice to decide who your primary care provider will be. 

At Lions Gate Hospital, this may be a Family Practitioner (FP), Midwife, or Obstetrician. A specialized Perinatal Registered Nurse will also be a part of your care. Some people may also choose to include a Doula as part of their care team.

There are seven labour rooms, an operating room for emergent, urgent and elective cesarean births, as well as 15 postpartum/antepartum beds. There is an Obstetrician, Anesthesiologist, and Pediatrician on call 24 hours a day.

Pediatrician support is available when necessary. 

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Pre-admission forms?

Please fill out the following forms prior to admission and email them pa-coastal@vch.ca

Lions Gate Hospital

231 East 15th Street
3rd Floor
North Vancouver, BC
V7L 2L7
Phone: (604) 983-6045 - For labour delivery
(604) 988-3131
Fax: (604) 904-3526

Hours of operation

The main entrance at 231 East 15th street is open between the hours of 5 a.m. to 8 p.m.

After 8 p.m. enter via the Emergency department off St. Georges Street.

Currently, due to COVID-19, the entrance off 13th Street is closed.

Parking & transportation

?You can either park in two-hour parking spots surrounding the hospital or use the hospital parking lot which is off of 15th Street. Currently, due to COVID-19, the parking lot is free for patients.

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Eligibility

?All pregnant women on the North Shore as well as the Sea to Sky corridor. This service is also available for patients from Sechelt if necessary.