Pregnancy

Our Emma Gledhill, RM took part in a Shared Care, Group Maternity Care Pilot. The Group Maternity Care Team of family physicians (Dr. Theresa Wilson and Dr. Sara Sandwith) and midwives (Emma Gledhill, RM and Liz Grose, RM) delivered a wonderful series of pre and postnatal Group Maternity Care sessions to a group of women… Read more

Ottawa – April 20, 2018 – The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (SOGC) today launched a public awareness campaign to inform those who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or of child-bearing age of the potential adverse effects associated with cannabis use during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. “We know women are trying to do the best for their… Read more

They can support you and your family through pregnancy and birth and while you raise your child, in conjunction with your Midwife. The Right from the Start program offers support for pregnant women and new moms, their babies, children and families. Created by women, for women, we recognize that you are the expert of your… Read more

The US Centre for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a travel alert (Level 2-Practice Enhanced Precautions) for people traveling to regions and certain countrieswhere Zika virus transmission is ongoing: Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. … The CDC recommends special… Read more

Penny Simkin, PT, is a physical therapist who has specialized in childbirth education and labor support since 1968. She estimates she has prepared over 13,000 women, couples, and siblings for childbirth. She has assisted hundreds of women and couples through childbirth as a doula. She is author or co-author of books for both parents and… Read more

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