LOCAL RESOURCES

PREGNANCY, HEALTH & FAMILY

Healthy Pregnancy – Island Health
Island Health – Right From The Start Program – Registration
Healthy Babies Prenatal Program       250-338-7575
Comox Valley Family Services Association       250-338-7575
Prenatal Wellness Support Group       250-338-1711
Comox Valley Twin Club       250-890-0184
Vancouver Island Multiple Births Association   vimba@multiplebirthscanada.org

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

WELLNESS & COMPLIMENTARY THERAPIES
PHYSIOTHERAPY & PELVIC FLOOR HEALTH

Comox Physiotherapy Clinic – Acupuncture, Craniosacral Therapy, Pelvic Pain Syndromes, Urinary Incontinence, Physiotherapy
Cumberland Physio & Yoga
Shannon Lawrence – Physiotherapist

ACUPUNCTURE

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

NATUROPATHY

Braidwood Naturopathic Clinic – Dr. Erika Kneeland

MASSAGE

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

CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY

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

REFLEXOLOGY

Comox Valley Reflexology – Mindy Harper, Theresa Noot & Kyla Savage

CHIROPRACTIC CARE

Courtenay Family Chiropractic – Dr. Marnie Grant
10th Street Chiropractic – Dr. Liza Grant & Dr. Robin Rae
Bayview Chiropractic – Dr. Alicia Steele & Dr. Debbie Wright

FERTILITY

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

YOGA

Yoga with Traci
Cumberland Physio & Yoga
The Doghouse – facebook page with contact info
Yoga With Akiko – facebook page with contact info
Cody Unwin       250-702-0164     codyoga@gmail.com
Prenatal Yoga Lewis Centre      250-338-5371
Prenatal Yoga Filberg Centre       250-338-1000

GRIEF & LOSS

Grace Baby Loss Support Group – Local support group for those who have suffered a loss during pregnancy of after birth; meets in Courtenay every second Tuesday of the month, also has Closed Facebook Support Group
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

Mamacentric – An ongoing meeting place for mothers of newborns to toddlers
Valley Child A guide to events and services for kids under 6 in the Comox Valley and their families
Health Services available in the Comox Valley for Children 0-5 and families – pdf
Comox Valley Children’s Playgroups & Programs – pdf
Dad’s Baby Manual
Postpartum Wellness Support Group – 250-338-1771
Mom and Baby Yoga – Lewis Centre – 250-338-5371
Prenatal, Postnatal, Mom & Baby Yoga – Comox Rec Centre – 250-339-2255
Baby Talk – Tuesdays, 10:00am-11:30am, at the Lewis Centre. $1.00 Drop-in fee – 250-338-5371
Little Cruisers – Wednesdays, 10:00am-11:30am, at the Lewis Centre.$1.00 Drop-in fee – 250-339-0194

BREASTFEEDING

Breastfeeding Comox Valley – Local breastfeeding information and support, tongue and lip tie information and resources, and Lactation Consultant services (IBCLC Certified)
Comox Valley La Leche League – Meets 1st Tuesday of the month
Breastfeeding Drop-in at Comox Valley Health Unit – 961 England Ave. Courtenay – Meets Thursday’s 10:00am – 12:00pm
Connect with a Peer Breastfeeding Counsellor – Breastfeeding Comox Valley Facebook page

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