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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
905-567-4156
Meadowvale Town Centre
6677 Meadowvale Town Centre Circle

Our Sisters' Place, Mood Disorders
Association of Ontario
416-486-7432
www.oursistersplace.ca

On-Line Post-partum support forum
mdao.v-cc.com/postpartum

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)
e-mail: nelia@birthwithcare.com
www.BirthWithCare.com


Breastfeeding ...

La Leche League
1-800-665-4324
www.lllc.ca

Lactation Consultant Association of Southern Ontario Breastfeeding Resources
416- 223-4040
www.clca-accl.ca

The Halton Breastfeeding Connection
905-825-6000
Offering support from other mothers about breastfeeding and parenting resources.

Health Line Peel - For info on Peel Public Health Breastfeeding Clinic
905-799-7700

Motherisk
416-813-6780
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
905-878-2383

Peel Public Health Breastfeeding Clinic
905-799-7700
Drop in groups in South Mississauga, North Mississauga and Brampton

Newman Breastfeeding Clinic & Institute
416-498-0002
www.drjacknewman.com
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
905-799-7700

Nursing Bras and Bra fittings
www.goodnightgoodmorning.ca
on Brote just S of Lakeshore, Oakville


Drop in Centres and Toy Libraries ...

Burlington Cooperative Toy Library
905-336-7617
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.
1-866-821-7770
www.ontarioearlyyears.ca

Ontario Early Years Centre - Georgetown
8 James Street
Georgetown, ON L7G 2H3
905-873-2960
www.links2care.ca


CPR and First Aid ...

Canadian Red Cross
905-452-7118 ext. 206

St. John's Ambulance
905-274-0880


Health Information ...

Telehealth Ontario
1-866-797-0000
Speak to a nurse 24/7. A great number to keep on the fridge.

Peel Public Health
905-799-7700
www.peelregion.ca/health

Halton Public Health
1-866-4HALTON (1-866-442-5866)
www.halton.ca


Car Seat Safety and Information ...

St. John Ambulance
905-568-1905
www.sja.ca

Car Seat Safety Clinics Halton region
905-825-6000

Transport Canada
1-800-333-0371
Information on car seats and recalls


Multiple Birth ...

Parents of Multiple Births Association
1-866-228-8824
www.multiplebirthscanada.org

Brampton Twins Plus Association
email: brampton@multiplebirthscanada.org
www.twinsplus.ca

Multiple Births Guelph-Wellington
email: guelph@multiplebirthscanada.org
www.multiplebirthscanada.org/~guelphwellington


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 ( www.muralartbybb.com )




 
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