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Local Birth Resources 

Note that these are not the ONLY resources in the community. I only post care providers I have personally worked with, or someone 

I trust has worked with.

Fertility, Prenatal and Birth support

Holistic Fertility Group

Fertile Way Wellness - Sabrina Souto, R.Ac, TCMD

Specializing in Fertility and Women’s Health

Alberta Reproductive Centre 

Regional Fertility and Women’s Endocrinology Clinic

Nest Integrative  Wellness

Alberta Association of Midwives

Apply for a Midwife in Alberta
Association for Safe Alternatives in Childbirth (ASAC)

AHS Pregnancy, labour, and post-pregnancy care team

24-hour pregnancy crisis line - 1-800-665-0570

Edmonton Twin Resources

Maternal/Paternal Mental Health Support

PSI directory for Edmonton and area

Penny Waller Ulme - R. Psych. Mind-Body-Life Wellness including

Pine Integrated Health Center - Counselling Psychologist

Kristine Aanderson - Perinatal counsellor

Evylin Chudyk - Beautiful Mind Psychology

Ask Therapy for Moms - Jennifer Summerfeldt

Nest Integrative Wellness

Pacific Postpartum Support Society 

Texting support from anywhere in Canada - from 11:00 am MST (10:00 am PDT) - 4:00 pm MST (3:00 PDT)  -

1-604-255-7999 

Postpartum support

Healthy Beginnings Hotline - 780-413-7990

Family Futures (Brand-New Mama & Managing Motherhood)

Full Circle Postpartum Care

Nourish and Nurtured Postpartum support

College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta

(complaints and compliments) 

Crisis support for immediate prenatal and postpartum depression

If it is an emergency please dial 911 as soon as possible.

Crisis Support

There is also access through calling 211 for mental health strategies and support.

24 hour pregnancy crisis line - 1-800-665-0570

Physiotherapy
PINE Integrated Health

(South Central Edmonton & Sherwood Park)

Leduc Physio -  (Leduc)

Nurture Health (West Edmonton)

Leading Edge - Lindsay (St Albert)

Shift Physiotherapy (Kingsway/Mobile)

LA Physiotherapy (North Edmonton)

Community Websites/Perinatal Education

Full Circle Birth Collective - Birth Education

Kelly Mom

Evidence Based Birth

Postpartum progress website

Maternal Mental Health

Newmans Breastfeeding Clinic and Institute

The Bloom Foundation

The Blue Dot Project

Postpartum Support International

Life of Dr Mom Blog

Global Alliance for Maternal Mental Health

PostpartumDepression .Org
Penny Simpkins 3 Rs for labour

MamasteFit

The Tea on Birth Trauma

Mamata Yoga


Videos

Delayed cord clamping with Penny Simkin

Assessing your Diastasis  Rectus Abdominis with Kim Vopni

Birth of Lemma Maria - Positive home birth video covering the stages of Birth
Celebrating Mothers - Monet Nicole - positive birthing video highlighting various styles of birth and stages

The Breast crawl  - Baby coming to latch for the first time

Book Recommendations

Birth Partner - Penny Simpkin

Birthing Justice: Black Women, Pregnancy, and Childbirth - by Julia Oparah  Alicia Bonaparte 

The womanly art of breastfeeding - La Leche League International 

Making more milk - Diana West and Lisa Marasco

Defining Your Own Success: Breastfeeding After Breast Reduction Surgery - Diana West

The first fourty days - Heng Ou

The Fourth Trimester: A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions,

and Restoring Your Vitality - Kimberly Ann Johnson

This Isn't What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression - by Karen R. Kleiman (Author), Valerie Davis Raskin MD

Healing After Birth: Navigating Your Emotions After A Difficult Childbirth - Jennifer Summerfeldt

 


 

Chest feeding, breastfeeding and bottle feeling support
MilkBud Lactation
Nest Integrative Wellness
PINE Integrated Health (Central/South Edmonton)
Synergy Breastfeeding Clinic - Erika Kalke (Sherwood Park)
La Leche League 
Village Lactation (St Albert)
Willow Family Medicine (South Edmonton)

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