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Certified Labour Doula
(CAPPA Certified) 
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Halton Childbirth Services ...

Giving you more than just information - helping you birth with your mind and body...

Halton Childbirth Services
Co-founded by Shannon Murnaghan, serving families of Halton, Peel and Wellington, Ontario.

Childbirth ...

Adventures in Natural Childbirth, edited by Janet Schwegel – real birth stories of real people of all ages, backgrounds, situations eg. Midwife, hospital, VBAC, Cesarean, water birth

Ina May's Guide to Childbirth, by Ina May Gaskin

Gentle Birth Choices, by Barbara Harper

Birthing From Within, by Pam England

Hypnobirthing, by Marie F Mongan

Post Partum Mood Disorders ...

Peel Adjustment After Birth Program
This service is offered by the Mississauga Parent Child Resource Centres and supported by Peel Health. Many women experience a wide range of emotions after the birth of their baby. Getting out and connecting with other women can be immensely helpful.
The locations are:

Mississauga Parent-Child Resource Centre/Ontario Early Years
Meadowvale Town Centre
6677 Meadowvale Town Centre Circle

Our Sisters' Place, Mood Disorders
Association of Ontario

On-Line Post-partum support forum

Jill Farrow, M.A., Psychological Associate,
Practice in Clinical & Counseling Psychology serving Georgetown and Brampton areas
Tel. 905.873.6866

Down Came the Rain, Brooke Shields

Pre & Post Natal: Massage, Exercise and Yoga ...

Sherry McClure R.M.T., Certified Personal Trainer,,
serving Georgetown and surrounding areas
Tel. 905.877.8397

Nelia DeAmaral, HBsc, Certified Doula (CAPPA), Counsellor and Yoga Instructor,
serving Mississauga, Brampton, Oakville, Milton, Toronto & most of the GTA
Tel. 647.456.BABY (2229)

Breastfeeding ...

La Leche League

Lactation Consultant Association of Southern Ontario Breastfeeding Resources
416- 223-4040

The Halton Breastfeeding Connection
Offering support from other mothers about breastfeeding and parenting resources.

Health Line Peel - For info on Peel Public Health Breastfeeding Clinic

Excellent, up to date, research based information about safety of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, herbal products, chemicals, chronic disease and infections during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Milton District Hospital

Peel Public Health Breastfeeding Clinic
Drop in groups in South Mississauga, North Mississauga and Brampton

Newman Breastfeeding Clinic & Institute
Dr. Jack Newman's GUIDE TO BREASTFEEDING, Dr. Jack Newman and Teresa Pitman

Milton Breastfeeding Drop-In
Our Kids Milton Hub,
540 Commercial St.
(attached to Our Lady of Victory School)
M 12-4, T 9:30-2, W 12-4, Th 6-9pm, F 10-11:30

Meadowvale Breastfeeding Clinic
Meadowvale Town Centre

Nursing Bras and Bra fittings
on Brote just S of Lakeshore, Oakville

Drop in Centres and Toy Libraries ...

Burlington Cooperative Toy Library
2258 Parkway Drive

Ontario Early Years Centres
Early Years Centres offer programs for children 0-6 years, as well as parenting education and support groups for post-partum depression.

Ontario Early Years Centre - Georgetown
8 James Street
Georgetown, ON L7G 2H3

CPR and First Aid ...

Canadian Red Cross
905-452-7118 ext. 206

St. John's Ambulance

Health Information ...

Telehealth Ontario
Speak to a nurse 24/7. A great number to keep on the fridge.

Peel Public Health

Halton Public Health
1-866-4HALTON (1-866-442-5866)

Car Seat Safety and Information ...

St. John Ambulance

Car Seat Safety Clinics Halton region

Transport Canada
Information on car seats and recalls

Multiple Birth ...

Parents of Multiple Births Association

Brampton Twins Plus Association

Multiple Births Guelph-Wellington

Parenting ...

Teens and Pre-teens: Too Much of a Good Thing, Raising Children of Character in an Indulgent Age, Dan Kindlon, Ph. D.

Nursery/Child Room Décor ...

Custom hand-painted murals enhance and liven up your baby’s or child’s room
B&B Interior Painting & Decorating ( )
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