Video Library

Welcome to the Video Library! These videos are located throughout the site, but are also assembled here for easier access.

Scroll down for videos on Cardiology, Dietetic & Nutrition Information, Endocrinology, Fetal Therapy, Infectious Disease & Pregnancy, Managing Pregnancy & Mental Health Issues, Multiples, Obstetric Medicine, Prenatal Class Info, Perinatal Mental Health, and Prenatal Diagnosis & Medical Genetics.


  • About pregnancy and heart disease
  • Types of heart conditions treated
  • About your appointment and followup care
  • Medication, heart disease and pregnancy

Dietetic & Nutrition Information

About the Clinic

  • Introduction, explanation of dietition services
  • Post partum consultation


  • Supplements during pregnancy folic acid, iron and calcium
  • Omega 3 DHA fish oil supplements and pregnancy

Managing symptoms

  • Nausea and vomiting and pregnancy
  • Constipation and pregnancy
  • Heartburn and pregnancy

Common Concerns

  • Misconceptions about eating for two
  • Fluid intake and pregnancy
  • Weight gain during pregnancy
  • Risk of food borne illness
  • Peanuts and allergens in pregnancy
  • Alcohol and pregnancy
  • Caffeine and pregnancy
  • Caffeine and alcohol while breastfeeding


  • Introduction, and information about gestational diabetes
  • What can I expect at my appointment?
  • How can I prevent gestational diabetes?
  • About thyroid disease
  • The importance of planning for pregnancy
  • Integrated team approach

Fetal Therapy

About the clinic

  • Introduction to Fetal Therapy
  • International referrals
  • A university setting
  • Multidisciplinary model
  • Collaboration with other specialists
  • Working with Prenatal Diagnosis and Medical Genetics
  • Introduction to the Placenta Clinic
  • Placenta clinic indications for placental issues

Info for patients

  • What to expect at your appointment
  • How patients can be referred
  • Fetal examination and assessment
  • Family involvement
  • Nursing and other support
  • Twins

Infectious Disease & Pregnancy

  • Infectious Diseases & Pregnancy
  • Infectious Diseases Clinic
  • Additional services for Infectious Diseases patients
  • HIV and Pregnancy
  • Patient Confidentiality

Managing Pregnancy & Mental Health Issues

  • For patients with a history of substance abuse
  • For patients with mental health issues


  • Introduction to Multiples clinic
  • Extra support available for Multiples patients
  • Options for shared care
  • Special considerations and risks

Obstetric Medicine

Patient info

  • Introduction to Obstetric Medicine
  • Gestation at which we see patients
  • What to expect at your appointment
  • What to bring to an appointment

Clinic info

  • Ordering bloodwork and other tests
  • Referrals and patient management
  • Education and research
  • Working at Mount Sinai


  • Preeclampsia
  • Life after preeclampsia
  • Aspirin and calcium for women at high risk of developing preeclampsia


  • Hypertension in pregnancy
  • Hypertensive medications during pregnancy


  • Pre-conception family planning and medication
  • Patient internet research and clinical consultation

Prenatal Class Info


  • Introduction
  • Location, Registration, Payment
  • Tours
  • Preparing for class (what to bring, who to bring)


  • Preparing for Childbirth
  • Preparing for Childbirth and Parenting Class
  • Breastfeeding Classes and Lactation Consultants
  • Multiples
  • Comfort Measures
  • Meet the Anaesthesiologist
  • Refresher Class
  • Infant & Child CPR
  • Postpartum Classes: Feeding your Baby and Infant Massage

Perinatal Mental Health

Clinic Information

Introduction to Mental Health and Pregnancy

Support Groups

Mindfulness Group

Getting Support

General Wellness




Prenatal Diagnosis & Medical Genetics


  • Introduction to Prenatal Diagnosis & Medical Genetics
  • Research and professional development
  • Brief history of the development of genetic understanding
  • Collaboration between Genetics and Fetal Medicine

Primary Prevention

  • Primary prevention
  • Preconception counselling

Secondary Prevention

  • Approaches to screening
  • Screening for chromosome abnormalities
  • Screening for neural tube defects and abdominal wall defects
  • Detecting structural congenital abnormalities

Visiting our Clinic

  • Getting referrals
  • Visiting our clinic
  • Preparing for your appointment

Screening and Prenatal Care

  • Importance of patient education about screening
  • Benefits of screening in early pregnancy
  • Ethical considerations and patient counselling
  • Deciding whether or not to be screened
  • Navigating uncertainty
  • Collaboration between Genetics and Fetal Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Difference between screening and diagnostic testing
  • Are diagnostic testing and prenatal screening helpful?
  • First trimester screening, maternal serum screening, integrated prenatal screening
  • Diagnostic testing: chorionic villus sampling (CVS) and amniocentesis
  • What are genes and chromosomes?
  • Chromosome testing
  • When do we use targeted gene testing?

Special Pregnancy Program

Referrals »

Fetal Medicine: 416-586-4800 x 7756
Fax: 416-586-3216

Maternal Medicine: 416-586-4800 x 7000
Fax: 416-586-5109

Main clinic hours: Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm

Prenatal Diagnosis & Medical Genetics

Referrals »

phone: 416-586-4800 x 4523
fax numbers:
416-586-4723 or 416-586-8384

Perinatal Mental Health

Referrals »

Phone: 416-586-4800 x 8325
Fax: 416-586-8596