Local Birth Resources

Prenatal and Birth support

Fertile Way Wellness - Sabrina Souto, R.Ac, TCMD Specializing in Fertility and Women’s Health

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

Indigenous Birth AB

LGBTQS2 + BIPOC

AHS Pregnancy, labour, and post pregnancy care team

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

Postpartum support

Healthy Beginnings Hotline - 780-413-7990

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)  -

1-604-255-7999 

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)

Dr. Joanna Galasso - Chiropractor

Baby wearing support

Two mothers

Baby wearing help

Grief and Bereavement support

AHS Early pregnancy loss

Healing hearts community

Heal my Heart - Grief Counselling

Angel whispers

Hazels Heroes - For mothers postpartum who have lost a child; birth to twelve years old

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

Birthing Better Organization

Global Alliance for Maternal Mental Health

PostpartumDepression .Org


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

 

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

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

 


 

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