Community Resources


Midwives Association of BC
College of Midwives of BC
Division of Midwifery at UBC
Canadian Association of Midwives
International Confederation of Midwives
Midwifery Today Magazine

Pregnancy & Birth

Childbirth Connection
Lamaze International
Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering
Waterbirth International
Dr Sears 
Science & Sensibility
Childbirth Trust

Doula Services Association of BC

Breech, Twins & Vaginal Birth After Caesarean

International Caesarean Awareness Network
Power to Push Clinic
Coalition for Breech Birth
Multiple Births Canada

Wellbeing, Health & Safety

Infant Risk Center
Bare Fit and Pregnant
BC Prenatal Genetic Screening Program
Perinatal Services BC
Vancouver Women’s Health Collective
Options for Sexual Health (birth control)
Vancouver Rape Relief & Women’s Shelter
Battered Women's Support Services
Women Against Violence Against Women

Complimentary Therapies

Alternative and Integrative Medical Society
Janelle Bohemier, Chiropractor,, 604.569.0937
West Coast Clinic of Osteopathy
Natasha Grbich, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture
Andrea Lamont, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture
Acumamas, Acupuncture
Allison Petroff , Massage Therapist,
Mia Kalef, Craniosacral Therapist
Access Natural Healing, Homeopathic Vaccines
Dayan Pelvic Floor Clinic
The Continence Clinic 604-875-2126
Rosalie Walls, Counsellor
Sarah Stranan & Deirdre Byrne, Osteopaths,

The Vancouver Centre for Osteopathy, 604 732 0606 

Herbs, Homeopathics & Supplements

Gaia Garden Herbal Dispensary,
Finlandia Natural Pharmacy,
Biofilia Herbal Dispensary,
Sweet Cherubim Natural Foods,
Choices Market,

Whole Foods Market

Hospitals, Pharmacies & Labs

BC Women’s Hospital,
St. Paul’s Hospital, | 604.682.2344
Richmond Hospital, | 604.278.9711
Shopper's Drug Mart on Davie St. - open 24 hours, 604.669.2424

Shopper's Drug Mart on 4th Ave - open 24 hours, (604) 738-3138
BC Biomedical Laboratories,
Life Labs,

Birth Supplies

Mama Goddess Birth Shop,
Labor Tubs & TENS Machines,
Midwifery Supplies Canada,


Dr. Jack Newman,
La Leche League International,
Australian Breastfeeding Association,
Breastfeeding & Parenting,
Room for 2,
Breastfeeding After Reduction, 
BC Women's Hospital, Milk Bank,
The Infant Feeding Action Coalition (INFACT) Canada,
BC Baby-Friendly Network,
Renee Hefti-Graham, IBC Lactation Consultant, 604.733.6359
Sandra Yates, IBC Lactation Consultant, | 604.988.1284

Postpartum Support

Pacific Postpartum Support Society,
Life With A New Baby,
Mother Me Postpartum Doulas,
Doula Services Association,
Mothers Unfolding,


Ask Dr Sears,  
Mothering Magazine,
Brain, Child,
Baby Sign Language,
Car seat inspection,
Caring for Kids,
Babies Best Chance,
Canadian Pediatric Society,
Canadian Institute of Child Health, 

Dr.Behrmann, Circumcision Specialist, 604.270.4456


Westcoast Resource Centre,
BC Ministry of Children and Family Development,
BC Aboriginal Child Care Society,

Family Doctors and Nurse Practitioners
Accepting New Patients in Vancouver and Area

College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC,
BC Nurse Practitioner Association,
Vancouver Coastal Health,

Key Resources for Parents

HealthLink BC, Phone: 8‑1‑1
Newborn Hotline, 604.737.3737
BC Drug and Poison Information Centre, 1.800.567.8911
Canada Revenue Agency,