Pregnancy Resources

Information for Current Clients



Saanich Peninsula
Western Communities Carolyn Drew
Audrey Vandenbrink (Atlas Health Therapy)
Audrey Vandenbrink (Saanich Centre Chiropractic)
Stephanie Curran
Verena McCrae
Stillpoint Community Acupuncture ($20-$50)


Baby and Child Sleep Consultant

Smart Sleep Consulting



Carol Arndt, The Breastpump Lady, 250-812-7370
Dr. Jack Newman Breastfeeding Clinic Information Sheets
Expressed breastmilk storage guidelines
Nancy Mohrbacher (Lactation Consultant)'s Youtube channel


Childbirth Classes
Hypnobirthing - Heather Minielly



Dr. Misty Watson (Saanichton) (250)-652-9350
Dr. Jenny Armstrong (Western Communities) (250)-474-7741
Dr. Steven Wylie
Dr. Kate Brookfield


Chiropractic info for infants

Diaper change technique


Cord Blood Banking

Cord Blood Banking - Cord Blood Center


Doctors Accepting New Patients in Victoria


Emergency Childbirth Preparedness

Emergency Childbirth Preparedness


Evidence Based Birth Information



Hospital information (location, booking a tour, print a copy of admission form)


Oak and Acorn
Rising Tide Doula Services
Helping Hands Doula Servies
Belly Buttons Doula Services
Tranquil Birth Solutions


Home Birth

Place of Birth Handbook
Birth Tub Rentals
Birth Tub Rentals 2
Tranquil Birth Solutions


Car Seat Clinics

Vancouver Island Car Seat Technicians



Immunize BC


Massage Therapists

Alicia Connors
Amie McColl
Stephanie Gillett


Mental Health/Prenatal and Postpartum Mood

If you are in an emergency or crisis call 310-6789 (no area code needed) 24 hours a day to connect to a BC crisis line. Crisis Information

Traci McGee Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC)
Vanessa Bailey
Public Health Units


Nutrition, Health & the Environment
Dr. Natasha Montroy
Dr. Jane Reside
Dr. Alexis Blanks
Naturopathic Medicine - Pregnancy



Children's Health and Human Rights Partnership
Humourous video: "The REAL reason you're circumcised"


Optimal Fetal Positioning

Spinning babies


Fetal Movement "Kick Counting"


Pelvic Floor Health


Public Health

Babies Best Chance
Right From The Start - Prenatal Registration


Information on Medications and Substances in Pregnancy

Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy Helpline - 1-800-436-8477 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.
For information on "morning sickness" and how to treat it.

Alcohol and Substance Use Helpline - 1-877-327-4636 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in each of Canada's time zones.
For information about the fetal effects of alcohol, nicotine and drugs like marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy.

Exercise in Pregnancy Helpline - 1-866-937-7678 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.
For recommendations on how to exercise safely during pregnancy, and after delivery while you are breastfeeding your baby.

HIV and HIV Treatment in Pregnancy - 1-888-246-5840 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.
For information about the possible effects of HIV and HIV treatment during pregnancy.


Pregnancy and Parent Resources
Young Parents Support Network
Best Babies


Placenta Encapsulation


Pregnancy Loss and Miscarriage

Alison Whiteman – Victoria Hospice
6 funded sessions
3-4 wk wait

Vanessa Bailey

Linda Lang, RCC Previously funded through VIHA, but no longer funded, $90/hr, may be able to access private funding (a local mom maintains a small fund.) (250) 592-9034

Joss Hurtig-Mitchell, RCC
Does not specialize in grief but does a lot of work around birth trauma
$105/hr - sliding scale
Phone: 250.415.9650
2587 Empire St. I

Sarah Nakatsuka, Grief counselor

Empty Arms, Healing Hearts
Parent-led support group, meets monthly
Empty Arms, Healing Hearts Facbook
Coordinator: Charlene Chambers

Full spectrum doula who specializes in pregnancy and infant loss
Little Spirits Garden
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network


Prenatal Bloodwork and Lab Results

Life Labs appointment services
My E-health (lab results)
Lab Tests Online (understanding results)


Prenatal Screening


LifeLabs Fasting Instructions


Sexual Health


Smoking Cessation


TENS Rentals




Pre and Postnatal Yoga


College of Midwives of BC
Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada Clinical Practice Guidelines
Canadian Pediatric Society