Resources

Please feel free to review these midwife-recommended resources throughout your pregnancy.

 
 
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What is a midwife?

More information about the scope of midwifery care, how midwives practice, schedule of visits and common questions about midwifery in the Province of BC. 

 
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Genetic Screening

Frequently asked questions on the Perinatal Services BC website to help guide expecting parents through timelines and decision making around genetic screening.

 
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Choice of Birthplace

The College of Midwives of BC's most recent statement on homebirth addresses safety, eligibility and facts about midwifery-led homebirth's in BC.

 

BC Women's Hospital

BC Women's is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education.

 

St Paul's Maternity Center

A family-centred service where approximately 1,800 women from around the lower mainland choose to deliver their babies each year. Take a tour of the Maternity Department and NICU in the link below.

 

Le Leche League Canada

LLL Canada encourages, promotes and provides mother-to-mother breastfeeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families and society.

 

Pacific Post Partum Support Society

Pacific Post Partum Support Society has been supporting mothers and their families experiencing postpartum/perinatal distress, depression and anxiety for over 40 years.

 

Doula Services Association

Promoting birth and postpartum Doula support for families in British Columbia, Canada.

 

Dancing Star Birth

Whatever you're hoping for your birth, our Birthing from Within prenatal classes will help you find the skills and resources you need to feel confident and connected as you greet your baby.

 
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Mama Milk Lactation Consultant

Breastfeeding clinic supervised by our lactation consultant, Shaz. Every first and third Wednesday of every month, 11-12:30. This is a group setting and you pay what you can ($20 suggested)

This is a great opportunity to address some common breastfeeding challenges, check your baby's latch, try different positions etc.