Cardiac Obstetrics Clinic (COB)

Preparing for your visit

If you have a heart condition and plan on getting pregnant, please schedule an appointment with your cardiologist and health care provider. You can also request a referral to the COB clinic for a pre-pregnancy assessment and counselling.

What to bring

  • BC Services Card
  • Personal medical history
  • Please bring a list or a photo of your medications, including supplements and non- prescription medications
  • The names of your doctors, midwives, and nurses caring for you during your pregnancy.
  • Questions and concerns that you would like addressed by the team

Transportation & parking

Remember to allow time (approximately 30 minutes) before your appointment to get from your car or transit to the clinic area. If you are new to the clinic and need directions when you arrive at St. Paul’s Hospital, ask a volunteer or reception for directions to our front door. Please remember the name of the clinic to get the best assistance.

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Cancellation policy

Need to cancel or change your appointment? Please notify the clinic as soon as you become aware that you are unable to attend your appointment. This allows us time to schedule other patients. If you feel unwell and your symptoms worsen, please contact our clinic during regular hours. Please see your practitioner or visit the emergency room outside of working hours.

Common cardiac medical tests

Learn more about common cardiac medical tests and imaging appointments associated with the Cardiac Obstetrics Clinic.