Midwifery in Ontario

Association of Ontario Midwives (AOM)
College of Midwives of Ontario (CMO)

Healthcare Organizations

Stevenson Memorial Hospital
Southlake Regional Health Center
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
Society of Obstetricians & Gynecologists of Canada (SOGC)
Canadian Pediatric Society
Mary McGill Community Mental Health Clinic – Alliston
Canadian Mental Health Association
Ontario Early Years Center – Alliston Event Calendar
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Doulas and Prenatal Education

The Doula Group / Childbirth Education and Doula Service
Getting Ready For Baby – Prenatal Classes : Public Health
Victorious Birth / Childbirth Education and Doula Service
Katrina the Doula
The Friendly Doula
Timea Szalay Prenatal Breastfeeding Preparation

Preconception Resources

Preconceptional counselling for preventable risks, Motherisk; 


Eating well with Canada’s food guide, Health Canada
Food safety for pregnant women, Health Canada:
Iron Rich Food Sources: Dieticians of Canada
EatRight Ontario: Tips and Free Access to Dietician

Prenatal Topics

Motherisk: Information about medications and chemicals during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Zika Virus: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Smoking Cessation Supports and Information: Public Health Unit
Morning Sickness: Surviving Morning Sickness
IPS Instructions
Prenatal screening tests for Down Syndrome, Trisomy 18 and Open neural tube defects.
List of ultrasound labs that provide IPS ultrasounds;
RH Negative Blood:  How it can affect your pregnancy : ACOG
RH Negative Instructions.
Mental Health: Taking care of your mental health in pregnancy.
Preterm Labour signs and symptoms, Best Start.
Home Birth (the Facts About) in Ontario: CMO.
Home Birth, the Association of Ontario Midwives;
Waterbirth: Waterbirth International
Birth Plan Template
Hospital & Home Birth Supply Lists
Advanced Maternal Age/ Pregnancy Beyond the Age of 40 yrs and Induction of Labour: AOM
Iron Deficiency Anemia – Supplement tips: AOM
Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: AOM
When Your Pregnancy Goes Past Your Due Date AOM: 
VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) : Deciding What’s Best For You: AOM.
Group B Streptococcus (GBS) What do I need to know?

Postpartum Topics

Newborn Registration: Service Ontario
Normal Newborn Behaviour: AOM
Bathing Your Newborn: Video
Umbilical Stump (Care of)
Newborn Screening Blood Test:  Newborn Screening Ontario.
Hearing Screening Information / Phone# 1 (800) 675-1979
Circumcision: Canadian Pediatric Society
Circumcision :Video: Historical and Global Context
Circumcision: Local Service Providers: Contact Information
Vitamin D Supplement for Newborns: CPS
Car Seat Safety: Transport Canada
Car Seat Installation :Videos
Choking Baby (How to Treat) : Video
Postpartum Hemorrhage – Recovering from a PPH: AOM
Postpartum Depression: Best Start
Perinatal Mood Disorders: Video: Best Start
Caring for your Baby at Night


Newman Breastfeeding Clinic and Institute: Information & Videos.
La Leche League (breastfeeding support)
Breastfeeding: Canadian Pediatric Society
Timea Szalay: Lactation Consultant
Pam Peca: Lactation Consultant

Mental Health & Well-Being

Managing Depression 

Complimentary Healthcare Partners

Core Restore Physiotherapy & Pelvic Health
Get Moving Physio
Allison Chiropractic Wellness Centre
Guild Chiropractic Wellness Centre
Physiomed Alliston