Expecting mothers

Healthy New Beginnings

Healthy New Beginnings visits are for expecting mothers or anyone who is wanting to become pregnant and would like some health teaching.

Patients are seen early in their pregnancy, usually, before they see their doctor, between 6-12 weeks pregnant; however they are welcome at any time in the pregnancy.

During the visit, patients will meet with a Registered Nurse to review past medical history, answer questions, and discuss ways to promote a healthy pregnancy.

Reaghann McGinn

Registered Nurse

Reaghann was born in Dryden, Ontario and raised in both Dryden and Sioux Lookout. She graduated from Confederation College in Thunder Bay as a Registered Nurse in 2004.

After graduating, Reaghann worked in London, Ontario on a busy medical ward for a few months before returning back to Thunder Bay to work in the Stroke and Acquired Brain Injury Rehab floor at. St Joseph's Hospital.

Reaghann accepted a position with the Dryden Regional Health Centre in 2005 and enjoyed working there as a staff nurse in the Maternity, Critical Care Area, Surgical and Medical/Chronic care areas. In 2012, Reaghann started working at the Family Health Team as a primary care nurse in the Healthy New Beginnings and Heart Health programs.

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