Local Resources

Local Resources

Acupuncturists

Attachment Parenting & Natural Parenting Products

Birth Pools

Breastfeeding

Childbirth Education

Chiropractors

Counsellors

Doulas

Homeopathics and Herbals

Massage

Midwives

  • Airdrie Midwives -  To contact the Airdrie Midwives select the contact us drop down menu and then select General Inquiry. 
  • Cardston Midwives - To contact the Cardston Midwives select the contact us drop down menu and then select recipient Cardston Team.
  • Midwives in Medicine Hat - To contact  Midwives of Medicine Hat select the contact us drop down menu and then select recipient Medicine Hat Team. 
  • Solo Midwife in Medicine Hat - Erin Giles -Email: erin@grasslandmidwifery.com. Website:www.grasslandmidwifery.com or www.facebook.com/grasslandmidwifery.

Naturopaths

Pharmacies

Photographers

Thank you to the below photographers for generously sharing their work to Birth Partnership Midwifery Services for promotional use. 

Physiotherapists

 

Placenta Encapsulation

Support

  • Best Beginning - Free confidential service, free food, milk, vitamins, connect to community resources.
  • Families Matter - General support, mental support, telephone support, group support, in-home support, baby drop-in, couples night.
  • Healthy Families - in-home support to parents of young children, seeking to improve their parenting skills and overcome the challenges in their lives
  • Made by Momma - Food, general support, neew and gently used baby items.
  • Bowwest - Financial support, nuturing parenting, basic needs.
  • CUPS - Housing an other financial support, parenting classes, Dad’s group
  • Closer to Home Community Services - Common sense parenting, cooking skills, support for New Canadians, Mother Goose (caregivers for young children), In-home support, Healthy Babies, Womens Group, Money Management.

Smoking Cessation

  • Smoker’s Help Line 1-866-332-2322
  • Expecting to Quit Program: Alberta Health Services 403-781-1450 Free for pregnant or new mothers

Special Resources

Recommended Reading

The Baby Book by William Sears, MD and Martha Sears, RN

The Midwifery Option: A Canadian Guide to the Birth Experience by Miranda Hawkins & Sarah Knox

Pregnancy & Birth: The Best Evidence by Theresa Pittman & Joyce Barrett

Birthing From Within by Pam England

Ina May’s Guide to Pregnancy & Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin

The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer

Gentle Birth Choices by Barbara Harper

Active Birth by Janet Balaskas

Rediscovering Birth by Sheila Kitzinger

The New Pregnancy & Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger

A Good Birth, A Safe Birth By Diana Korte & Roberta Scaer

Dr Jack Newman’s Guide to Breastfeeding By Newman, Jack

The Breastfeeding Answer Book by the La Leche League

The Pregnancy Book by William & Martha Sears

The Breastfeeding Book by William & Martha Sears

If you have questions, contact us