LOCAL RESOURCES

Acupuncture / Chinese Medicine

TCM  Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine

...Birth preparation, Labour induction, Post-birth

 

Holistic Institute of Health & Fertility

SOUTH LOCATION: 

403-455-8029
143, 14919 Deer Ridge Dr. SE  Calgary, AB

NORTH LOCATION:  

403-984-3970
150, 4411 - 16 Ave NW Calgary
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www.fertilecalgary.com

Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Massage, Yoga, Nutrition, Fertility, IVF/IUI, Pregnancy, Postnatal, Menopause, Counselling

 

Nicole Stevens, Acupuncture

Nicole Stevens R.Ac., HHP, PES, & BWE

32 Sunmount Crescent SE Calgary, AB

587-227-5054

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Dr Cindy Laudan-Ho, Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture

Body In Balance Acupuncture

403-289-0040 Ext 1Complete Health Chiropractic & Massage

 

Wendy Powell, Acupuncture

Bay E 27 McRae Street
T1S 1E3 Okotoks, AB
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-336-5436

 

Wellwithin Chiropractic

215, 2335 - 162 Ave SW Calgary
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Website
Phone: 403-254-8588

Webster Technique, Ac\upuncture, Prenatal, Postnatal, Newborn Chiropractic, Massage Therapy
Massage and Acupuncture Hours by appointment (including evenings)

 

Dr For Moms Chiropractic Care

204, 4616 Valiant Drive NW Calgary
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Website
Phone: 403-247-9301

 

Southcentre Health & Wellness

100 Anderson Road SE Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-271-1081

Southcenter Mall (lower level across from Sport Chek)

 

Synergea Family Health Centre


9 Arbour Lake Drive NW Calgary
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Website
Phone: 403.247.2947

Specializing in pregnancy, newborns and Children

 

Chiropractors

Chiropractic   Chiropractors & Massage Therapy

...Specializing in pregnancy, Webster technique, Birth preparation, and Newborn care.

 

Dr For Moms Chiropractic Care

204, 4616 Valiant Drive NW Calgary
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Website
Contact Person: Dr. Patricia Hort
Phone: 403-247-9301  

 

Wellwithin Chiropractic

215, 2335 - 162 Ave SW Calgary
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Website
Contact Person: Dr. Seth Shiu & Dr. Tara Shiu
Phone: 403-254-8588

Webster Technique, Acupuncture, Prenatal, Postnatal, Newborn chiropractic, Massage Therapy, etc.

 

Prenatal & Infant Massage - Linda Hickey

Varsity area NW   403-251-3671

 

Dr Caitlin Zietz, Chiropractor

403-995-4640

105 Southbank Blvd #201, Okotoks, AB

www.completehealthcenter.ca

 

Miceli Family Chiropractic

214, 15566 McIvor Blvd SE Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Contact Person: Dr. Jamie Miceli & Dr. Jana Miceli
Phone: 403-257-9661

 

Southcentre Health & Wellness

100 Anderson Road SE Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Contact Person: Dr. Amanda McKenzie & Dr. Jeff McKenzie
Phone: 403-271-1081

Southcenter Mall (lower level across from Sport Chek)

Dr. Jeff McKenzie, D.C., Active Release Technique (fully certified ART provider)
Dr. Amanda McKenzie, B.Sc., D.C., Webster Technique Certified

 

Kate Croft - Massage Therapy & Cranio-Sacral Therapy

 

Synergea Family Health Centre

9 Arbour Lake Drive NW Calgary

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Website
Contact Person: Dr. Judy Forrester
Phone: 403.247.2947

Specializing in pregnancy, newborns and Children

 

Holistic Institute of Health & Fertility

SOUTH LOCATION: 
403-455-8029
143, 14919 Deer Ridge Dr. SE  Calgary, AB

NORTH LOCATION:  
403-984-3970
150, 4411 - 16 Ave NW Calgary

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www.fertilecalgary.com

Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Massage, Yoga, Nutrition

Fertility, IVF/IUI, Pregnancy, Postnatal, Menopause, Counselling

 

South Trail Chiropractic

61, 4307 - 130 Ave SE
T2Z 3V8 Calgary
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Website
Contact Person: Dr. Jeff Koep
Phone: 403-257-7913

 

The Wellness Studio

1603-20th Ave NW

www.TheWellnessStudio.ca

Contact: Dr. Kevin Toth
Phone: 403-228-5433
Dr. Kevin Toth, B.Sc., D.C., Webster Technique Certified

 

Placenta Encapsulation

  Placenta Encapsulation

...Placentophagy allows your body to nourish itself naturally after birth, replenishing your vital essence(qi) providing your body and mind with harmony and balance.

 

Dr. Cindy Laudan-Ho - Postpartum Placenta Specialist

403-796-8336

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www.tendertouchesdoulaservices.com

 

Roots of Life Placental Encapsulation - Nicole Stevens 

Serving the Deep South of Calgary only!

587-227-5054

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www.placentaroots.com

 

Intuitive Birth Services - Tiffany Woodland

Placental Encapsulation & Birth Doula

403-923-5457

www.intuitivedoulacare.com

 

Birth Roots - Lexi Shepetys

www.birthroots.net

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403-612-1626

 

Pure Birth Services - Susan Stewart

C 403-801-4081


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Naturopathic Doctors

  Naturopathic Doctors

...Specializing in pregnancy, birth preparation, newborn care & family.

 

Grass Roots Naturopathic, Dr. Beverly Huang

22, 22 Richard Way SW Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403.217.8898

 

Dr. Arnel & Andrea Beabrun - Naturopathic Doctors

1026 Bellevue Ave SECalgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403.284.2055

(Chaparral location:  403-201-9991)

 

Dr Tricia Breckon - Naturopath

Integra Naturopathics: 403-284-2055

1026 Bellevue Ave SE, Calgary

 

Dr. Allissa Gaul - Naturopath

813 - 14 Street NW
T2N 2A4 Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-283-7683

 

Dr. Amanda Holloway, ND - Naturopath

102 Elma Street Okotoks
Email: Email
Phone: 403.938.1138

 

 

Calgary Hospital Labour and Delivery  Hospitals & Birth Centers

...List of Calgary and area hospitals and birth centers

Alberta Children's Hospital

2888 Shaganappi Trail NW Calgary
Email: Email
Phone: 403-955-7211

Arbour Birth Center

1616 20A Street NW Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-284-5950

MAP

Foothills Medical Centre

1403 29 Street NW Calgary
Email: Email
Phone: 403-944-1110

Download Powerpoint:  Virtual Tour Unit 51 (Labour & Delivery)

High River General Hospital

560 - 9 Ave SW High River
Email: Email
Phone: 403-652-2200

Virtual Tour Unit 100 (Labour and Delivery)

Peter Lougheed Centre

3500 - 26 Ave NE Calgary
Email: Email
Phone: 403-943-4555

Download Powerpoint:  Virtual Tour Unit 35A (Labour and Delivery)

Rockyview General Hospital

7007 14 Street SW Calgary
Email: Email
Phone: 403-943-3000

Download Powerpoint:  Virtual Tour Unit 64 (Woman’s Speciality Unit)

South Health Campus Hospital

4448 Front Street SE Calgary

Download Powerpoint - Unit 76 Family Maternity Place

Breastfeeding Resources

Breastfeeding Support Calgary  Breastfeeding Resources & Support

...Lactation consultant, breastfeeding support, Education, Shopping

La Leche League - Breastfeeding support groups

Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-242-0277
CALGARY:  403-242-0277  (24x7 page.  leave a message)

1-800-665-4324 How can LLLC provide support to you? What happens at an LLLC meeting? Take a a minute to watch our PSA video, then click on Find Help Locally for contact information of an LLLC Leader and the Group meeting information nearest you!

CALGARY GROUPS       YOUTUBE VIDEO

Christine Schubert, BN, IBCLC - Lactation Consultant

Email: christine @ overthemoonls.com
Website
Christine Schubert Tel.  403-688-7955

Circle Medical Breastfeeding Clinic

123, 15566 McIvor Blvd. SE
T2Z 4YZ Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403.726.0524

Foothills Breastfeeding Clinic at the Alex

1318 Centre Street NE
T2E 2R7 13 Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-266-2622

Alex Community Health Centre
Dr.  Woolgar, Dr. Meldrum, Dr. Kuzyk
Suite 101, 1318 Centre St. NE(Bring along a hungry baby and his/her Alberta Health Care number)

Jacquie Kesler, Postpartum Doula

Email: Email
Website
Contact Person: 403-614-8721

Mimi Pendlebury, IBCLC - Lactation Consultant

Email: mimi.pendlebury @ gmail.com
Mimi Pendlebury Tel.  403-771-4770

Dr. Jack Newman - Breastfeeding Inc.

Email: Email
Website

Online Breastfeeding Resource (online Video clips!, handouts, DVDs)
- Sore Nipples, Poor latch, Enough Milk?, Fussy Baby, Blocked Ducts, etc...

The Baby Buddy Nursing Pillows

Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-256-7132

Copperfield Pharmasave

15566 McIvor Boulevard SE,  Suite 222
Tel. 587-353-5303 

  • Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Baby Products
  • Medella Symphony Pumps
  • Blood Pressure Machines
  • Home Birth Supplies

Alberta Midwives

Alberta Midwives  Midwives - Alberta

What is a midwife?

Directory of Alberta Midwives - www.alberta-midwives.com

Alba Midwifery

website: albamidwifery.com

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Aurora Midwifery

203, 6622 - 20a Street SE
T2C 0R3 Calgary
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Website
Phone: 403-203-5105

 

Birth Partnership Midwives

6628 Crowchild Trail SW
T3E 5R8 Calgary
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Website
Phone: 403-246-8968

 

Blessing Way Midwifery

Rocky Mountain House, AB

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Briar Hill Midwives

201, 3604 52 Ave NW
T2L 1V9 Calgary
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Website
Phone: 403-247-2947

 

Calgary Midwives Collective

1616 20A Street NW
T2N 2L6 Calgary
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Website
Phone: 403-452-6070

Cochrane Community Midwives

253128 Towers Trail Box 623
T4C 1A7 Cochrane
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Website
Phone: 403-932-3176

 

Foothills Midwifery

Box 17 Sit 10 RR2
T1S 1A2 Okotoks
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Website
Phone: 403-995-3995

Area Served: Okotoks, High River

 

Honeycomb Midwives

#307, 4935 - 40 Ave NW, Calgary, T3A
http://www.honeycombmidwives.ca
403-286-9945

 

Matronae Midwifery

Calgary
Website

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Mountain Valley Midwives

201 - 50 Lincon Pk Box 8285
T1W 2V1 Canmore
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Website
Phone: 403-675-0333

Area Served: Bow Valley

 

Prairie Midwives

Red Deer, AB

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403-356-2012

 

Red Community Midwives

1025 1 Ave NE Calgary

587-352-5997

 

Postpartum Resources and Support

postpartum support calgary  Post Birth, Postpartum Resources & Support

...Postpartum doula, Calgary distress centre, La Leche League

Jacquie Kesler, Postpartum Doula & Breastfeeding support

Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Contact Person: 403-614-8721

 

Katherine Rosenstein - Registered Psychologist & Yoga Therapist

403-483-5284 (10201 Southport Rd SW)

Passionate about women's health and supporting women as they move into the important role of Motherhood

 

Birth Narratives - Shannon Kane

Prenatal and Post birth counselling, Birst Story Listening, In home post birth support

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403-880-2367

 

Bright Beginnings - Lisa Hewitt, Holistic Nutritionist

Nutritional insight for your pregnancy, babies and children.

403-910-1133

www.healthybrightbeginnings.com

 

Postpartum Support International

Email: Email
Website
Phone: 1-800-944-4773

Postpartum Support International is dedicated to helping women suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, including postpartum depression, the most common complication of childbirth. We also work to educate family, friends and healthcare providers so that moms and moms-to-be can get the support they need and recover. You are not alone. You are not to blame. With help, you will be well.

Families Matter - Postpartum Support

Suite 325, 2116 - 27th Avenue NE
T2E 7A6 Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-205-5178

Provides support to women experiencing depression/difficulty following the birth or adoption of a child.

Calgary Distress Centre

24-Hour Crisis Line: 403.266.HELP (4357)

If you'd prefer to receive information or support via email; contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Emails are not monitored 24 hours a day, however all emails are responded to within 24 - 48 hours. If the issue is urgent, please call our crisis line for an immediate response.

Families Matter - Postpartum Support

Suite 325, 2116 - 27th Avenue NE
T2E 7A6 Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-205-5178

Provides support to women experiencing depression/difficulty following the birth or adoption of a child.

Canadian Down Syndrome Society

Suite 103 - 2003 14 Street NW
T2M 3N4 Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 1-800-883-5608

Information: The Canadian Down Syndrome Society is the national organization that advocates on behalf of people with Down syndrome and their families for equality and greater levels of inclusion.

Visit on Facebook

Twins, Triplets, and more Association of Calgary

Bay 16, 1215 Lake Sylvan Dr. SE
T2J 3Z5 Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-274-8703

Advise support and social functions for parents of multiple births

Shopping

pregnancy newborn products  Shopping

...must-have products!

Babes in Arms, Cloth diapers, babywearing, etc.


1 Ave NE, Calgary, AB T2E 0C3
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-835-4614

Looking for slings (including mei tais, wraps, ring and pouch slings), cloth diapers, natural toys, nursing wear and hip accessories

 

Pumpkin's Diaper Delivery

3567 52nd Street SE Calgary, AB

www.pumpkinsdiaperdelivery.com

Phone: 403-771-0270
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Once upon a child

9250 Macleod Trail SE
T2J 3G8 Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-543-1066

buy and sell gently used clothes, toys, & equipment

 

Dashing Dishes - promo code for HBC students  "HBCdas16"

Delicious meals prepared for busy families in Calgary.  

dashingdishes.com

 

Copperfield Pharmasave

15566 McIvor Boulevard SE,  Suite 222
Tel. 587-353-5303 

  • Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Baby Products
  • Medella Symphony Pumps
  • Blood Pressure Machines
  • Home Birth Supplies

 

The Baby Buddy Nursing Pillows

Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-256-7132

(see sample pillows & fabrics in class)

Help

24 hour support   24 hr Help

Call Your Instructor! We are happy to take your phone call 24x7 and link you up with the appropriate resources.

Rhonda Gordon - 403-256-3430 / 403-383-3989
Sue MacGregor - 403-607-2870

Calgary Distress Centre

24-Hour Crisis Line: 403.266.HELP (4357)

If you'd prefer to receive information or support via email; contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Emails are not monitored 24 hours a day, however all emails are responded to within 24 - 48 hours. If the issue is urgent, please call our crisis line for an immediate response.

Calgary Health Link

Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-943-5465

Health Link Alberta provides health advice and information through a toll-free phone number to all Albertans. Access is 24 hour, 7 day a week and support is provided by experienced registered nurses and other health-care professionals.

Contact Health Link Alberta

Anyone in Alberta with a health question or concern can call:

Toll-free: 1-866-408-5465 (LINK)
Edmonton: 780-408-5465 (LINK)
Calgary: 403-943-5465 (LINK)

To view online health information visit MyHealth.Alberta.ca.

 

Early Start Parent Info Line

Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-244-8351

This telephone service provides access to a Public Health Nurse 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Nurses provide support, information and referral for new mothers and their families for the first two months following birth. The telephone line augments the services provided by nurses on the postpartum units and the public health nurse. A variety of questions and concerns are addressed; most are commonly around infant care, breastfeeding, maternal health and infant ailments.Please visit the links below for more details about this service at various locations.

Families Matter - Postpartum Support

Suite 325, 2116 - 27th Avenue NE
T2E 7A6 Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-205-5178

Provides support to women experiencing depression/difficulty following the birth or adoption of a child.

 

Postpartum Support International

Email: Email
Website
Phone: 1-800-944-4773

Postpartum Support International is dedicated to helping women suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, including postpartum depression, the most common complication of childbirth. We also work to educate family, friends and healthcare providers so that moms and moms-to-be can get the support they need and recover. You are not alone. You are not to blame. With help, you will be well.


Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Pregnancy and Infant Loss  Pregnancy & Infant Loss

...Caring beyond (24 hrs), Pregnancy & Infant Loss Program - CHR

Caring Beyond (24 hours)

Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-294-1131

Support group for parents following miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, or neonatal death.

 

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Program - CHR

Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-944-2274

Offering individual, couple and group counseling

New Parents

New Parents  New Parents

...Cloth diapering, babywearing, breastfeeding support, families matter

Babes in Arms, Cloth diapers, babywearing, etc.

1 Ave NE, Calgary, AB T2E 0C3
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-835-4614

Looking for slings (including mei tais, wraps, ring and pouch slings), cloth diapers, natural toys, nursing wear and hip accessories

 

Infant Massage - Linda Hickey

Varsity Area, Calgary NW       403-251-3671

 

Free Infant CPR Class

Free classes offered throughout the city by Full Circle Parenting 

Google Eventbrite + Calgary Events + Free infant CPR classes

 

Calgary First Aid - Infant CPR class

587-774-5317

Group "in home" classes available for extremely reasonable price

 

Families Matter - Postpartum Support

Suite 325, 2116 - 27th Avenue NE
T2E 7A6 Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-205-5178

Provides support to women experiencing depression/difficulty following the birth or adoption of a child.

 

Bright Beginnings - Lisa Hewitt, Holistic Nutritionist

Nutritional insight for your pregnancy, babies and children.

403-910-1133

www.healthybrightbeginnings.com

 

Kindred Counselling & Workshops

Bringing Baby Home and Relationship workshops

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Erin Hinton: 403-966-0859

Ask for a Healthy Birth Choices discount at registration

 

Dashing Dishes - promo code for HBC students  "HBCdas16"

Delicious meals prepared for busy families in Calgary.  

dashingdishes.com

 

La Leche League - Breastfeeding support groups

Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-242-0277


CALGARY:  403-242-0277  (24x7 page.  leave a message)

1-800-665-4324 How can LLLC provide support to you? What happens at an LLLC meeting? Take a a minute to watch our PSA video, then click on Find Help Locally for contact information of an LLLC Leader and the Group meeting information nearest you!

CALGARY GROUPS    YOUTUBE VIDEO

 

Twins, Triplets, and more Association of Calgary

Bay 16, 1215 Lake Sylvan Dr. SE
T2J 3Z5 Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-274-8703

Advise support and social functions for parents of multiple births

Pregnancy and Birth

Pregnancy and Birth  Pregnancy & Birth

 

Inception Lifebank - Stem cell blood banking

www.insception.com

1011 Glenmore Tr SW, Calgary AB

403-252-2237

 

Free Infant CPR Class

Free classes offered throughout the city by Full Circle Parenting 

Google Eventbrite + Calgary Events + Free infant CPR classes

 

Calgary First Aid - Infant CPR class

587-774-5317

Group "in home" classes available for extremely reasonable price

 

Copperfield Pharmasave

15566 McIvor Boulevard SE,  Suite 222
Tel. 587-353-5303 

  • Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Baby Products
  • Medella Symphony Pumps
  • Blood Pressure Machines
  • Home Birth Supplies

"Expecting to Quit" Smoking

4715 8th Avenue SW Calgary
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Website
Phone: 403-781-1450

Expecting to Quit is a free four-session program to help pregnant women or new mothers to reduce or quit smoking. Talk and support is provided while participants learn about hte process of quitting: managing cravings, reducing stress, and overcoming obstacles.

International Cesarean Awareness Network

Calgary
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Website

ICAN of Red Deer
Contact: Tamara Hansen
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Telephone: 403-358-5896

ICAN of Edmonton/Edmonton VBAC Support Association
Edmonton
Contact: Ruth Wadley
eMail Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.edmontonvbac.com

Best Beginning Program

Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-228-8221


Service offers:

  • prenatal information and support to pregnant women living on a low income or teens of any income;
  • individual and group based support;
  • education including a weekly cooking group;
  • individual consultations with a Social Worker, Nurse and Nutritionist to have  needs met;
  • milk coupons, assistance with bus tickets and referrals to prenatal food hampers, if required;
  • refer for dental treatment and family planning counselling at Alberta Health Services Clinics depending on individual circumstances;
  • referrals to other community services as needed.

Available to

Pregnant women with low income; Pregnant Teenagers

Service providers

Nurse, Nutritionist, Social Worker

Service partners

Immigrant Services Calgary; Calgary Interfaith Food Bank; Calgary Urban Project Society (CUPS)

Service locations

Please visit the links below for more details about this service at various locations.

Government Services

  Gov't Services

...Child tax benefits, AB human rights, HR, Vital Statistics

Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission

Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403.297.6571

Number to call regarding Working & Pregnancy

 

Child Tax Benefits

Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 1-800-387-1193

Revenue Canada - Notify Child Tax Credit to begin receiving your benefits.  Based on family income level.

 

Human Resources and Development Canada

Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 1-800-206-7218

Number to call for questions regarding maternity and paternal leave benefits

Vital Statistics

Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-297-4210

Birth Certificate Information

Education

prenatal education  Education

...Best Beginnings, Car Seat Safety, Postpartum support

Families Matter - Postpartum Support

Suite 325, 2116 - 27th Avenue NE
T2E 7A6 Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-205-5178

Provides support to women experiencing depression/difficulty following the birth or adoption of a child.

Car Seat Safety Classes

2888 Shaganappi Trail NW
T3B 6A8 Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 1-866-408-5465


Alberta Children's Hospital
Kinsmen Learning Centre, Auditorium, 4th floor

An important class on car seat safety, car seat use and installation and the importance of keeping your child safely buckled up. Issues addressed include:

  • Do you have the correct car seat or booster seat for your child?
  • Is the seat installed correctly?
  • Is your child buckled up correctly in the seat?
  • When should your child move to a booster seat?
  • When should your child move to a seat belt?
  • Is your older child wearing the seat belt correctly?

Best Beginning Program

Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 403-228-8221


Service offers:

  • prenatal information and support to pregnant women living on a low income or teens of any income;
  • individual and group based support;
  • education including a weekly cooking group;
  • individual consultations with a Social Worker, Nurse and Nutritionist to have  needs met;
  • milk coupons, assistance with bus tickets and referrals to prenatal food hampers, if required;
  • refer for dental treatment and family planning counselling at Alberta Health Services Clinics depending on individual circumstances;
  • referrals to other community services as needed.

Available to

Pregnant women with low income; Pregnant Teenagers

Service providers

Nurse, Nutritionist, Social Worker

Service partners

Immigrant Services Calgary; Calgary Interfaith Food Bank; Calgary Urban Project Society (CUPS)

Service locations

Please visit the links below for more details about this service at various locations.

Natural Family Planning Association - Alberta

Calgary
Email: Email
Website
Phone: 1-866-796-3722

Billings Method Instructions

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