LOCAL RESOURCES

PREGNANCY & HEALTH

Island Health – Pregnancy Resources
Island Health – Right From The Start Program – Registration
Valley Child – A guide to events and services for kids under 6 in the Comox Valley and their families
Healthy Babies/Families – Comox Valley Family Services Association
Black Creek Community Centre
Comox Rec Centre
Courtenay Recreation Centre
Cumberland Recreation

CHILDBIRTH

Jeannie Spencer – Invision Your Life.com – HypnoBirthing the Mongan Method
Penny Scott, RN – Harmony Farms – HypnoBirthing the Mongan Method & Fertility Consultant
Comox Valley Public Health Unit – Offers FREE Prenatal Classes in the Comox Valley. To register, call: 250-331-8562
Comox Valley Doulas
Living Room Pharmacy, Courtenay – if you want to make your own homebirth kit, many of the suggested supplies can be found at the Living Room

TWINS & MULTIPLES

Comox Valley Twins and Multiples – facebook group with contact info
Vancouver Island Multiple Births Association

WELLNESS & COMPLIMENTARY THERAPIES
ACUPUNCTURE

Comox Valley Acupuncture – Dr. Michelle Hughes
Serenity Acupuncture Studio – Hsiu-chen Lin

CHIROPRACTIC CARE

Bayview Chiropractic – Dr. Alicia Steele & Dr. Debbie Wright
10th Street Chiropractic – Dr. Liza Grant
Comox Chiropractic – Dr. Doug Price
Courtenay Family Chiropractic – Dr. Marnie Grant

CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY

Maneesha Madan, RMT – Cranial Sacral Therapy, Pre/Postnatal & Infant Massage
Darlene St. Jacques, RCST – Cranial Sacral Therapy, Pre-Perinatal Psychology

FERTILITY

Claire Benson-Mandl – My Fertility Coach – Health and Fertility Coach

MASSAGE

Harbour View Therapeutic Massage – Pre/Postnatal & Infant Massage
Tara Miller, RMT – Pre/Postnatal Massage
Kirsten Werner, RMT – Pre/Postnatal & Infant Massage

NATUROPATHY & COMPLIMENTARY THERAPIES

Apple Naturopathic Clinic – Dr. Erika Kneeland
Dove Naturopathic Clinic – Dr. Lisa Maltais
The Macdonald Centre for Natural Medicine

OSTEOPATHY

Vancouver Island Osteopathy Clinic

PHYSIOTHERAPY & PELVIC FLOOR HEALTH

Comox Physiotherapy Clinic – Shannon Lawrence, PT. Other services include: Acupuncture, Craniosacral Therapy, Pelvic Pain Syndromes, Urinary Incontinence, Physiotherapy
Cumberland Physio & Yoga

REFLEXOLOGY

Comox Valley Reflexology

YOGA

Yoga with Traci
Cumberland Physio & Yoga
The Doghouse – facebook page with contact info
Yoga With Akiko – facebook page with contact info
Studio IPF – also offers a variety of other fitness classes
Comox Rec Centre – Prenatal, Postnatal, Mom & Baby Yoga; call or visit website for current classes
Courtenay Recreation Centre – Prenatal, Postnatal, Mom & Baby Yoga; call or visit website for current classes

GRIEF & LOSS

Grace Baby Loss Support Group – Local support group for those who have suffered a loss during pregnancy of after birth.
Bereavement, Miscarriage & Baby Loss Resources – List of resources for bereavement, miscarriage and baby loss (pdf)
Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep – Free remembrance photography for parents suffering the loss of a baby. Crystal Norman @ Unique Roots Photography services the North Island. She can be reached via her website at Unique Roots Photography

SUPPORT FOR POSTPARTUM, PARTNERS & FAMILIES

Valley Child – A guide to events and services for kids under 6 in the Comox Valley and their families
Comox Valley Family Services Association
Healthy Babies/Families – Comox Valley Family Services Association
Baby Talk – In Courtenay. A drop-in group for parents with babies between birth and 6 months
Mamacentric – In Cumberland. An ongoing meeting place for mothers of newborns to toddlers
Little Cruisers – In Courtenay. A drop-in group for parents with babies between 7 and 14 months

BREASTFEEDING

Comox Valley La Leche League
Breastfeeding Drop-in at Comox Valley Health Unit

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