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pregnancy, sleep and parenting resources

Below is a list of trusted resources for new and expectant parents. Click on the service name to access their website where available.

 

Jump to the bottom to find local resources for Sarnia, Ontario and surrounding areas

pregnancy and birth

Childbirth Connection

A wide range of print and visual information

Evidence Based Birth

A range of evidence based articles covering pregnancy and birth

International Cesarean Awareness Network

Evidence based information on cesarean sections and vaginal birth after cesarean sections (VBAC)

Mama Natural

A range of unbiased resources covering anything pregnancy related

OMama

Online, Ontario based, resource, with information from conception to newborn

Ontario Prenatal Education

A huge source of information on conception through to early parenthood

Science and Sensibility

A Lamaze education blog covering all topics related to pregnancy, birth and beyond

Spinning Babies

Information and exercise to help create optimal space in the body, to help encourage a smoother birth for the birthing person and baby

The Miles Circuit

A series of exercises that can help encourage labour and ease any discomforts

The Mothers Program

Information on conception through to early postpartum. Includes articles, links, hotline numbers, and members forum

feeding baby

Kelly Mom

In depth information on breastfeeding and other feeding methods

The Milk Meg

Useful resources on breastfeeding

La Leche League

Peer to peer breastfeeding and chestfeeding support for pregnant and new parents

sleep and birth trauma

Safe Sleep 7

Guidelines for safe bedsharing from La Leche League

Mother Baby Behavioral Sleep Laboratory

Prevention and Treatment for Traumatic Birth

Resources and information on dealing with birth trauma

local resources in  Sarnia, Ontario

Midwifery Services of Lambton-Kent 

519 337-BABY (2229)

Midwives provide support to birthing parents and their babies during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum.

Sarnia midwives have privileges at Bluewater Hospital and also attend home births

Maternal Infant Child Program - Bluewater Health

Information for expectant parents on giving birth at Bluewater Health and updates on COVID-19 patient related care

Healthy Babies, Healthy Children - Lambton Public Health 

519-383-3817

Virtual support offered through a prenatal call and a follow up call 48 hours after your baby is born

Additional support is available for those in need

Lactation Consultant - Lambton Public Health 

519-383-3817

International Board Certified Lactation Consultants support breast/chest feeding and can advise on numerous issues or challenges expectant parents may face

Lactation Education - Rosy Dreamers

We offer virtual and in person support to help educate and support new parents with breastfeeding challenges

We refer to an IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) when appropriate LEARN MORE

Adult Sleep Help - Restwell Sarnia

A team of Certified Sleep Physicians, Registered Polysomnographic Technologists and Registered Cardiology Technologists can help you ensure you are getting the sleep you need to be your best as a parent

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We are continuously updating our list of resources. If you are in need of a support not listed above, please reach out and we will help you find what you need

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