Resources

Prenatal Classes
Mothering Touch
VIDA Doulas
Camosun College

Midwives
Access Midwifery -Adrienne Carruthers, Chloe M. Dayman, Lorna McRae, Heather Nelson, Misty Wasyluk, Heather Wood
Arbutus Midwives – Laura Mercer, Lyanne Quirt, Paula Schikkerling, Beth Smit
Birth Partnership – Jane Baker
Birthways Midwifery – Mary Jo Harris, Angela Schaerer
Cook Street Community Midwives – Amy Brownhill, Ashley Kruse, Colleen Rode, Brandi Wasyluk
Dandelion Midwifery – Michelle Buchmann, Joann Gillies
The Midwives Collective – Jody Medernach, Jill Pearman, Ilana Stanger-Ross, Julia Stolk, Sarah Atkinson
Roundhouse Midwives – Astrid Fritzsche, Lauren MacHattie, Natalie Hicken, Emma Jo Knapp, Tiffany Holdsworth-Taylor
Sooke Midwifery – Uta Herold
Victoria Midwifery Care – Andrea Dykstra
West Coast Midwives – Kim Millar-Lewis
Midwives In Victoria – A website for all Victoria Midwives, including the waitlist

Acupuncture/Chiro/Massage
Acupuncture For Pregnancy – Great tips for natural ways to deal with many pregnancy symptoms
Elements of Health Centre – Acupuncture and massage for pregnancy and men’s and women’s fertility
Island Family Chiropractic Care – Dr. Misty Watson specializes in pregnancy

Breastfeeding
Dr. Jennifer Wickens – Physician and member of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine – Victoria office 250- 479-6721
Dr. Laura Spratt – Physician and Lactation Consultant – Victoria office  250- 475-2251

Placenta Encapsulation
Oak and Acorn – Corinne Bargen provides placenta encapsulation for all women in Victoria

Photography
Tasha Cline Photography Gorgeous photos – engagement, maternity, newborn
Painted Barn Photography Wonderful local photographer – maternity, newborn

Baby Gear
Babyproofit – Canada’s source for Child and Pet Safety Gates (Local)

BC Health Info
The Best Chance – BC Government’s website about pregnancy, babies, toddlers, breastfeeding and more
Local Health Unit – Various postpartum care incl breastfeeding clinics

Research
A randomized controlled trial of continuous labor support for middle-class couples: effect on cesarean delivery rates. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18507579
Doula proof, explained extremely well http://evidencebasedbirth.com/the-evidence-for-doulas/

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