Local Birth Resources

Prenatal support

Alberta Association of Midwives
Association for Safe Alternatives in Childbirth (ASAC)

Doula Match 

Indigenous Birth AB

AHS Pregnancy, labour, and post pregnancy care team

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

Postpartum support

Asha Thomas Doula Match

LGBTQIA Postpartum SupportHealthy Beginnings Hotline - 780-413-799

Family Futures (Brand-New Mama & Managing Motherhood)

New Moms Network

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.

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)  - 604-255-7999 

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

Maternal/Paternal Mental Health Support

Jennifer Summerfeld - Healing After Birth Program 

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

PMAD Awareness for Peripartum Women and Partners

Pine Integrated Health Center - Counselling Psychologist

Kristine Aanderson - Perinatal counselor

Chest feeding, breastfeeding and bottle feeling support

Willow Family Medicine (South Edmonton)

PINE Integrated Health (Centeral/South Edmonton)

Lactopia 
Synergy Breastfeeding Clinic - Erika Kalke (Sherwood Park)

La Leche League 

Physiotherapy
PINE Integrated Health  (Central/South Edmonton)
Mother Nurture Physiotherapy  (North Edmonton)

Leduc Physio -  (Leduc)

Nurture Her  (West Edmonton)
CURA  (West Edmonton) 

Bodywork support

Inner Essence Wellness -Jen Schlosser - Acupuncture & cupping

Ripple Effect Wellness Center  (St. Albert)

Baby wearing support

Two mothers

Baby wearing help

Grief and Bereavement support

AHS Early pregnancy loss

Healing hearts community

Angel whispers

Hazels Heroes

Carry you with me

OTHER RESOURCES

Websites

Kelly Mom

Evidence Based Birth

Postpartum progress website

Maternal Mental Health

Birth without Fear

Newmans Breastfeeding Clinic and Institute

The Bloom Foundation

The Blue Dot Project

Postpartum Support International

Life of Dr Mom Blog


Videos

Delayed cord clamping with Penny Simkin

Assessing your Diastasis  Rectus Abdominis with Kim Vopni


Book Recommendations

Birth Partner - Penny Simkin

Birthing from Within -Pam England and Rob Horowitz

Ida May Guide to Childbirth

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

Why babywearing matters - Dr Rosie Rolls

 


 

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