Resources

 

Fourth Trimester (Baby Moon) 

http://www.peggyomara.com/2014/01/07/postpartum4th-trimester/

 

Cesarean 

International Cesarean Awareness Network, http://www.ican-online.org/

VBAC info http://www.specialscars.org/

Power to Push campain, BC Women's for VBAC: www.powertopush.ca

Article (c-sections no safer than vaginal births for twins) http://www.natural-motherhood.com/c-sections-no-safer-than-vaginal-births-for-twins/

 

Childcare providers

YMCA - CCRR ( childcare resource and referral http://www.childcareresource.ca/

 

Cloth Diaper service      

https://happyislanddiapers.com/

 

Delayed cord clamping

Article:http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/news/delaying-umbilical-cord-clamping-better-for-baby-mcmaster-expert-1.1302906

The Alberta Cord Blood Banking site is at   www.acbb.ca

Cord Blood Center cordbloodbanking.com

 

Empowering articles

Taking charge of your birth experience.

       http://www.improvingbirth.org/2014/06/dear-friend/

10 things all women should know before they give birth.

http://avivaromm.com/10-things-pregnant-women-knew

 

Epidurals  

Side effects and risks

http://www.bellybelly.com.au/birth/epidurals-real-risks#.VGlfuPTF_Ra

 

MidWives

www.saltspringmidwives.com

info@saltspringmidwives.com

t | main: 250-931-1334 alternate: 250-410-1777

Madrona Integrative Health Centre 1 - 105 Rainbow Rd. Salt Spring Island BC V8K 2V5

Mom & Baby Social Programs

ELF https://saltspring.fetchbc.ca/service.html?i=55

 

Strong Start Program

       9am - 12 noon monday to friday

       http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/early_learning/pdfs/strong_start_contacts.pdf

   

Story time for babies and toddlers

SSI library children programes

      https://saltspring.bc.libraries.coop/youth-programs-and-services/kids/

 

Photographers

Chelsea Brooke Roisum http://www.cbrphotography.ca

Kristie Robin http://www.kristierobin.com/

 

Placenta info

http://placentabenefits.info/

Michelle Maclean (604) 916-8926 Michelle@thedivinechild.ca  www.thedivinechild.ca

Rylie Geant 604-785-6669 rylie@newspiritarrivals.ca www.newspiritarrivals.ca

Sarah Dexter 778-886-5980 anydaynowbirthservices@gmail.com

 

Postpartum support

Pacific Post Partum Support Society, 200 - 7342 winston Street Burnaby, BC V5A 2H1 Tel. 604-255-7999 , Toll Free 855-255-7999 business line 604-255-7955  www.postpartum.org

 

Books

The Happiest Baby on the Block, by Harvey Karp

Down Came the rain, by Brooke Shields

 

Premature Baby

       

 Books

The Premature Baby Book: everything you need to know about your premature baby from birth to age one. by Dr. William Sears, MD

Your Premature Baby the first five years, by Nicki Bradford

 

Safety

Infant and child first aid course.

St John Ambulance 604 Columbia St, New Westminster, BC V3M 1A5,(604) 321-2651 ‎

 

    Nurses Hotline tel: 811

 

Carseat Installation

            BCAA http://www.bcaa.com/road-safety/

            ICBC http://www.icbc.com/road-safety

   Healthlink BC  

    http://www.healthlinkbc.ca/kb/content/special/sid42317spec.html

Safe Sleep

 http://www.scienceandsensibility.org/?p=8608

 

 

Skin to Skin Importance

Research has shown the importance of skin to skin contact with the baby as soon after birth as possible.  Here’s a well done piece about it from a CNN newsreel http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfYdsCLXVWs&feature=share&list=PLE899313810FEEC