Resources

Resources & Information for Pregnancy & Birth in Any Trimester

Resources & Support: an essential part of the journey for Family, Friends & Yourself.12744010_1254388944577629_2651512870864225451_n

Prepared by Christa Duquette of CLD Doula Services – Compassion, Love, Depth: Coming along side your path as you travel your journey. 

Care Providers & Hospitals:

Peaks to Prairies PCN Clinic – Olds, AB – 4920-50th Ave ~ 587- 796-0765  www.peakstoprairiespcn.com

Parkside Medical Clinic – Olds, AB – 5018-53 Street ~ 403-556-3318   www.facebook.com/ParksideMedicalClinic

Olds Hospital and Care Centre – LDR Unit – 3901-57Ave ~ 403-556-3381  www.albertahealthservices.ca

Red Deer Regional Hospital – Unit 25 – 3942 50A Ave ~ 403-343-4422  www.albertahealthservices.ca

Prairie Midwives – Red Deer & Area   www.prairiemidwives.ca ~ 403-356-2012

Fertility & Preconception:

www.fertileheart.com – Online support, options, workshops & forums.

www.melyssathedoula.com – Doula Melyssa – Preconception emotional support & resource based information.

Online Pregnancy Support:

www.pcnguide.com – Book: Pregnancy, Childbirth & the Newborn. Online guide.

www.evidencebasedbirth.com – Giving birth based on evidence resource website.

www.spinningbabies.com – Website for Comfort Techniques & Position Techniques for Pregnancy and Birth.

Baby & Parenting Resources:

Olds Parent Link Program – Olds, AB – 5402 -43 Street ~ 403-586-6537  www.mountainviewparentlink.org/oldsparentlink  – Tues, Wed, Thurs AM- Playgroup, Triple Parenting, Active Parenting, Rhyme time

Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre –  www.pregnancycare.ca

Red Deer, AB Location – 4610- 48 Ave ~ 403-343-1611

Olds, AB Location – 4911 51 Ave ~ 587-796-1611

www.pregnancycare.ca – Providing compassionate support & education for individuals & families for pregnancy & beyond. Boutique, Classes & Resources.

Community Lending Shelf – Olds, AB   www.lendingshelf.ca ~ 403-438-0273  – Borrow, Get or Donate Infant or Children’s Clothing & small items. Free.

Postpartum Support:

Didsbury Postpartum Support Group ~ 403-335-7292 – Group for women living with symptoms of postpartum depression.   www.mountainviewparentlink.org

www.postpartum.net – Online Resource for Postpartum Depression Info & Support.

www.postpartumstress.com – Online resource center for prenatal and postpartum depression & anxiety info.

www.birthnarratives.ca – specialized counselling for: birth trauma, birth stress, prenatal & postpartum depression & anxiety.

NICU and Accommodation:

Central Alberta NICU Support Group – Facebook Support group for families with Infants in NICU in Red Deer & Area.

Ronald McDonald House Central Alberta – 5002 39 Street Red Deer, AB ~ 403-340-2007 www.ahomeawayfromhome.org/central.html

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Doula Support:

www.stillbirthday.com – Birth and Bereavement Doulas & resources.

www.reddeerdoulaassociation.com – local Birth, Bereavement & Postpartum Doulas and resources for Red Deer & area.

www.lilappledoula.com & www.clddoula.com – Christa Duquette – Birth & Bereavement Doula for Pregnancy Loss for Olds, Three Hills & Red Deer.

www.stillbirthday.com/love-steps-forward – Donation for Bereavement Support in memory of or in honour of.

Photography:

Jylisa – Didsbury & Area – www.dallasjylisasphotography.com

Deanna Daniels – Red Deer & Area –

www.facebook.com/SperoPhoto

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep – All Areas – www.nowilaymedowntosleep.org

Ideas for Healing:

Journaling, Art/Drawings, Memorial Donations, Naming/Annual Ceremony, Keepsakes, Letters, Sharing, Mediation, Music, Social & Family connections, Tree Planting, Community Projects

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Support Resources in Loss:

Olds Campus Community Health Center ~ 403-559-2150 – Postnatal Support Services.

Olds Mental Health ~ 403-507-8174

Shalom Counseling at Pregnancy Care Centre in Olds, AB ~ 587-796-1611  www.shalomcounselling.com

Dr. Jody Carrington- Olds, AB~ 403.875.6554 Registered Psychologist – trauma & grief. www.drjodycarrington.com

www.stillbirthday.com – Online Resource – Dignity in Birth. Healing in Bereavement. Mothers, Fathers and Siblings Resources.  StillBirthday – The Mentorship Program

www.heartsbabyloss.ca – Red Deer, AB H.E.A.R.T.S. Baby Loss Support Group ~ 403-309-4344. Monthly Meetings.

Caring Arms Support Group – Olds, AB at CAPCC~ 587-796-1611. Monthly Meeting.

GriefShare Group Olds, AB ~ 403-556-2931- www.griefshare.org

Perinatal Bereavement Program – AHS  Red Deer Hospital ~ 403-343-4596

www.sufficientgraceministries.org – Online Website. Walk with You Program.

www.benotafraid.net– Online website for support to parents experiencing a prenatal diagnosis and carrying to term.

Funeral Homes:

Westview Funeral Services – Olds, AB www.westviewfuneralservices.com

Heartland Funeral Home – Olds, AB www.heartlandfuneralservices.com

Molly Bears – www.mollybears.com

Certificates & Recognition of life images – www.theseashoreofremembrance.blogspot.ca

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Breastfeeding & Milk Donation:

www.entirelymom.com – Certified Breastfeeding Specialist – Shannon Bayer RLC, IBCLC – 403-618-5326

www.asnewbornbabes.jimdo.com– Red Deer & Area Breastfeeding Specialist – Jenni L. Duke RLC ~ 403-596-3853 www.facebook.com/Jenni.L.Duke.RLC

lllc.ca – La Leche League Canada – Olds & Area LLLC Meeting – 4802- 49 Street ~ 403-556-3807

Olds Scout Hall – 3rd Tue of the Month 10am

www.thealex.ca/breastfeeding-clinic – The Foothills Breastfeeding Clinic in Calgary at The Alex Community Health Center.

www.nursingbabywell.com – Dr. Evelyn Jain – Calgary Breastfeeding Clinic

Milk Banks & Donation:

www.northernstarmilkbank.ca-charitable organization providing the benefits of pasteurized human milk to premature and ill babies. Every donation can save a life.

Red Deer Milk Drop

Johnstone Crossing Community Health Centre 300 Jordan Parkway, 403-356-6300

Online Breastfeeding Resources:

www.breastfeedinginc.ca – Online Website by Jack Newman.

www.kellymom.com –  Parenting and Breastfeeding website

www.breastfeedingonline.com -Info and support for breastfeeding questions

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