Midwifery

Blessing Way Midwifery
Blessing Way Midwifery provides maternity and childbirth care in Red Deer, Rocky Mountain House and surrounding areas.
Canadian Association of Midwives
The Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) is the national organization representing midwives and the profession of midwifery in Canada.
Alberta Association of Midwives

The Alberta Association of Midwives educates the public about the benefits of midwifery care and supports the growing number of Registered Midwives in Alberta.

International Confederation of Midwives

ICM works across the world in partnership with many other international organisations, to strengthen midwifery globally.

Midwifery Today Magazine

Through networking and education, Midwifery Todays mission is to return midwifery care to its rightful position in the family; to make midwifery care the norm throughout the world; and to redefine midwifery as a vital partnership with women.

Prenatal Education

Due Date Calculator
This interactive Due Date Calculator will help you estimate the date your baby will arrive.
Hynobirthing

When you have your baby with HypnoBirthing®, you will not be in a trance or a sleep. What you will experience is similar to the daydreaming, or focusing, that occurs when you are engrossed in a book or a movie or staring into a fire.

International Cesarean Awareness Network

ICAN Canada does not have the goal of telling women how to give birth, rather our mission is to promote understanding of the birth process and to help women feel empowered in what their bodies are capable of.

Red Deer Doula Association

A doula is a trained, compassionate labour companion. Doulas have had training in a variety of situations, such as when labor slows down, if the mother becomes discouraged, or if shes having back pain.

Doulas of North America (DONA)
Pardon us for bragging, but we are the oldest, largest and most respected doula association in the world.
Hypnobabies
Today's expectant mothers, our "New Millennium Moms" are much more proactive in their approach to childbirth preparation.
Association for Safe Alternatives in Childbirth
Edmonton's Association for Safe Alternatives in Childbirth was formed in 1979 as a consumer group concerned with choices in childbirth.
Birth Without Fear
I am a mother to 5 children. I am passionate about many things including gentle parenting, family, chiropractic and birth.
Red Deer Prenatal Classes
Breathe Deep, Seek Balance, Give Birth

Birth Supplies

Midwifery Supplies Canada

Midwifery Supplies Canada is owned by Jill Colpitts. Jill is a CPR/first aid instructor, DONA certified doula, and general birth enthusiast.

Mama Goddess Birth Shop

Greetings from the Mama Goddess Family! You are a Mama Goddess, and you deserve all the best in the world. We welcome you to a pleasant, nurturing and loving birthing & child rearing experience!

Birth With Love

Welcome to your source for Midwifery Supplies. I will strive to serve your unique needs, I can do this as I have been a midwife for over 20 yrs.

Millerdale Pharmacy

At Rexall™, Rexall Pharma Plus, The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, Guardian and I.D.A., we are proud to be a pharmacy first.

Birth and Baby Boutique

I consider it an honour to be involved in the excitement of your pregnancy, the planning of your birth, the celebration of your newborn or the raising of your child. I strive to support and nurture you through your parenting journey, as you make the decisions and preparations that are right for YOUR family.

All About Birth

Our online boutique provides natural pregnancy, birth and post-partum supplies to doulas and expectant parents across Canada. We sell everything from morning sickness remedies, labour support items, home birth supplies, herbs, aromatherapy, and more! We are thrilled to be a small part of your journey to motherhood.

Birth-Friendly Locations

Ask your midwife for information
Rolyn Hills B & B
Just east of Red Deer, in central Alberta, you will find the Rolyn Hills Bed and Breakfast.

Herbs and Homeopathy

Herbalist Abrah Arnason
Red Deer herbalist, Abrah Arneson Cht, RH is committed to holistic health care that is responsive to individual health needs and challenges.
Homeopathic Practitioner Katherina Reidener
Homeopathy is concerned with the treatment of the whole person, as an individual, rather than treating the disease or symptoms alone, which is called holistic treatment.
Purearth Organics
You simply browse the categories and choose the products you would like to purchase. We will put your order together and then you can pick it up or have it delivered (Coming soon).

Meal Registries

Meal Baby
Are you or someone you know having a baby? Is someone you know recovering from surgery? Are you just a really nice person and want to plan meals for a friend? Now there is a free and easy way to organize all the details of a meal registry.

Hospital and Laboratories

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre and Lab
To provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.
Dynalife
DynaLIFEDx is a major Canadian medical laboratory offering a complete range of diagnostic testing services.

Prenatal Yoga

The Breathing Room
Yoga is many different things to different people. In fact, if you asked 100 people what yoga is, you would likely get 100 different answers. That is part of the beauty of yoga – it is a personal practice, it means whatever you want it to mean, and you take from it whatever you want to take.
Yoga Alliance of Red Deer
YARD has a supportive, community oriented approach to providing yoga services. Our organization encourages and is insured to provide Community and Outreach services and many of our Yoga Instructors are available to provide these "Community Teaching" services to interested or special needs groups in Red Deer and the surrounding area.
Bikram Yoga Red Deer
At Bikram Yoga Red Deer we feature the most powerful, exciting, and effective fitness phenomenon in the world. Dont not settle for imitations!

Chiropractors

Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Red Deer chiropractor Dr. Joelle Johnson and her staff at Family First Chiropractic and Wellness want you to become part of our family.

Pure Chiropractic

Chiropractic works by restoring your body's inborn ability to be healthy. It does so by locating and removing the interferences (subluxations, misaligned vertebrae) affecting your nervous system.

Care Chiropractic

Located in the heart of Red Deer, the leading health professionals at Care Chiropractic are dedicated to helping you achieve your wellness objectives -- combining skill and expertise that spans the entire chiropractic wellness spectrum.

Focus Family Chiropractic

Focus Family Chiropractic is a spinal correction chiropractic and wellness office. We use this website to explain to Central Alberta residents what a chiropractor can do and does n'ot do.

Optimum Performance Centre

Located in the Collicutt Centre, Red Deer, the leading health professionals at Optimum Performance Centre are dedicated to helping you achieve your wellness objectives -- combining skill and expertise that spans the entire chiropractic wellness spectrum.

Cord Blood Banking

SOGC Information Sheet

The SOGC's mission is to promote excellence in the practice of obstetrics and gynaecology and to advance the health of women through leadership, advocacy, collaboration, outreach and education.

Alberta Cord Blood Bank

The Alberta Cord Blood Bank is a non-profit organization dedicated to the collection and preservation of umbilical cord blood stem cells for public use.

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Inc.
At Breastfeeding Inc., our aim is to empower parents by ensuring they receive the most up-to-date information to assist them with their breastfeeding baby.
La Leche League
LLL Canada encourages, promotes and provides mother-to-mother breastfeeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families and society.
Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding.com is the place to go for info on breastfeeding, breastfeeding questions and answers, concerns about breastfeeding, and more.
Dr. Evelyn Jain
Dr. Evelyn Jain is a renowned family physician who has helped thousands of women to succeed in breastfeeding and have a happy and healthy experience for both mother and baby.
Red Deer Public Health Drop-In Breastfeeding Group
Individual service and support is available for women who are having problems or concerns related to breastfeeding either before or after the baby is born
Breastfeeding Online
Breastfeeding is an important women's issue, human rights issue, health issue and feminist issue. Breastfeeding empowers women.
Breastfeeding After Breast Surgery
This website provides information and support to mothers who wish to breastfeed after breast or nipple surgery, and their friends and family. It is also an online resource for healthcare providers who help mothers breastfeed.
Calgary Mothers' Milk Bank
Calgary Mothers' Milk Bank is a community based, not-for-profit organization that provides screened and pasteurized donor human milk to babies in need when mother's own milk is not available.

Mental Health and Postpartum Depression Support

Mindful Connections Postpartum Support

For mothers with children 3 weeks to 14 months of age who are struggling with adapting to motherhood during the post partum period. There is no fee but registration is required to ensure there is adequate child care.

Postpartum Depression Awareness

Postpartum Depression Awareness Project Ltd. is a Non-profit Organization with two very important goals: More Awarness & Resources for postpartum depression and other postpartum mood disorders!

Pregnancy Loss

Red Deer Hospice Society
Red Deer Hospice brings family members, friends, volunteers, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals together as a care-giving team so that residents can live their remaining days with dignity and in comfort.
H.E.A.R.T.S. - Helping Empty Arms Recover Through Sharing
403-309-4344
Perinatal Bereavement Program Red Deer
403-343-4596

Parenting, Babies, and Postpartum Support

Parenting and Breastfeeding
At KellyMom.com, our goal is to provide support & evidence-based information on breastfeeding, sleep and parenting.
Fussy Baby
I have a passion for helping parents with fussy babies. When I see a screaming baby out in public, it's all I can do to not run over, give the mom a hug, and say, "I've so been there! It will get better!".
Dr. Sears
After raising eight children and practicing pediatric medicine for more than 30 years, we have answered questions from thousands of parents.
Mothering Magazine
All things Mothering.
SavyMom
Savvymom.ca was conceived over a couple of non-fat lattes, when two former university roommates, Sarah and Minnow, met for a coffee.
Mama Renew
Welcome to Mama Renew! Blog, Groups, Retreats, & more. We hope to offer you moments of inspiration and clarity, insight and questioning.
Daddy Types
The weblog for new dads.
Single Dad Laughing
Well, you found us, and I won't lie… that makes us feel pretty damn special. After all, it's not everyday somebody as awesome and sexy and incredible and intelligent as you comes moseying around these parts.
Canadian Pediatric Society
The Canadian Paediatric Society is the national association of paediatricians, committed to working together to advance the health of children and youth by nurturing excellence in health care, advocacy, education, research and support of its membership.
Canadian Institute of Child Health
Dedicated to promoting and protecting the health, well-being and rights of all children and youth through monitoring, education and advocacy.
Sexual Health and Birth Control
Information on birth control options.
Contraception
A site full of information on conraception, birth control and sexual health.

Babywearing

Uppymama
At Uppymama we design and create original, custom made, hand woven babyweaing carriers. Each carrier is made of luxurious 100% cotton, handwoven right here in Canada.
The Baby Wearer
TheBabyWearer.com was founded in 2003 by Australians Jennifer Norton and Denby Angus. Their first son was carried in-arms, without benefit of a sling, and Jeni ended up with severe tenosynovitis in both elbows.

Placental Encapsulation

From Baby, With Love, Sandra Finlan RN
sfinlan@frombabywithlove.com
Pure Birth
Welcome to Pure Birth Services! I offer experienced placenta encapsulation, tincture and salve as well as eco-birth pool rentals.

Educational Resources

Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
The SOGC's mission is to promote excellence in the practice of obstetrics and gynaecology and to advance the health of women through leadership, advocacy, collaboration, outreach and education.
Baby’s Best Chance
This website is filled with up-to-date and practical information, useful tools and resources for women, expectant parents, and families with babies and toddlers up to 3 years of age.
Mother and Child Health
Enjoy your pregnancy with the help of natural remedies, good nutrition, and preparation for childbirth. Learn about herbs, nutrition, natural remedies, childbirth choices, postpartum health
Red Deer Primary Care Network
The Red Deer Primary Care Network (RDPCN) is a partnership between 66 local family doctors and Alberta Health Services (AHS) .
My Health Alberta
Here at MyHealthAlberta, you will find valuable information from a single, reliable source relevant to Albertans.
Midwifery Archives
gentlebirth.org is dedicated to providing information that will help families have the best birth possible - a safe, gentle, positive birth experience that supports happy, healthy families.
Cochrane Collaboration
The Cochrane Collaboration, established in 1993, is an international network of more than 28,000 dedicated people from over 100 countries.

Photography

Loni Bourne
I love that photography captures moments we otherwise might not have ever seen or remembered.
Hope Walls Photography
Hope is a camera junkie who is passionate about her family, her love of teaching and learning, and personal creative pursuits.
Twitchy Finger Photography
We are Becka and Bryan. Hi. We luv what we do. We try to live life to it's fullest.