Poke Community Acupuncture
Kitsilano Community Acupuncture
Birth Pool/TENS Rental
Maidenhair Birth Services
La Leche League
Courtney Morris at Glow Wellness
Joy Massage Therapy
Earthbound Holistic Doula Care
Embrace Birth Doula Care
Pacific Post Partum Support Society
Joie de Vivre Yoga and Wellness
A 200+ year old system of medicine which helps restore health by stimulating the body’s inherent ability to heal itself. Derived from plant, animal and mineral sources, homeopathic remedies are chosen based on the similarity of the medicine and the symptoms, known as the Law of Similars. Homeopathic remedies can be used to help assist with physical, psychological and emotional aspects of pregnancy and labor.
A traditional Mexican shawl that has been used in labor for centuries, the Rebozo acts as an extra pair of hands to offer relaxation and pain management. The Rebozo can be used before, during and after birth in a variety of ways.
TENS, or Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation, is a form of pain relief that involves passing mild electrical impulses through the skin, into the nerves. The TENS helps your body to produce its own pain reducing substances, such as endorphins.
Birthing From Within
Ina May's Guide to Childbirth
The Birth Partner
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding
Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn
The Father's Home Birth Handbook
Fathers To Be Handbook
Birth with Gloria Lemay (DVD)