Local Resources

Local Resources


Attachment Parenting & Natural Parenting Products

Birth Pools


Childbirth Education




Homeopathics and Herbals





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


Placenta Encapsulation


  • Best Beginning - Free confidential service, free food, milk, vitamins, connect to community resources.
  • Bowwest - Financial support, nuturing parenting, basic needs.
  • 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.
  • CUPS - Housing an other financial support, parenting classes, Dad’s group
  • 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.

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

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