Breastfeeding and Natural Living
La Leche League International- The first place to go for breastfeeding information. Their comprehensive website has the answers to many of your questions and is great to browse through. Find a LLL leader in your area and plan to go to a meeting. It's a great way to meet other moms and support breastfeeding in your community.
La Leche League Canada- The Canadian version of the original.
Breastfeeding.com- They describe themselves as having "information, support and attitude" and they're right. Lots of informed women hang around their message boards and the mom-to-mom cyber support is wonderful.
Motherisk- A Toronto based resource for information about the safety and risk of drugs and diseases during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
ProMoM Inc. - Promotion of Mother's Milk Inc. Home of the "101 Reasons to Breastfeed." This is a great site for the activist in you.
Babygooroo- Where parents and health professionals can get up-to-date information about breastfeeding.
INFACT Canada- A truly wonderful organization based in Toronto. Infact Canada works with health care professionals and the public to educate and move towards a breastfeeding friendly society.
Mothering Magazine- The online home for fans of the natural living and gentle parenting magazine. Stimulating discussion boards, interesting articles and Peggy O'Mara's editorials.
The Militant Breastfeeding Cult- Not for the faint of heart! Take their quiz to find out if you're a proud member of the MBC.
Lactation Consulting Services Canada- since 1985 - Education and support for breastfeeding mothers from Joan M. Fisher, RN, BN, MEd, Canada's first private practice International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Pre- and post-natal consultations, breastfeeding supplies, Lact-Aid Nursing Trainers, Maternity/Nursing bras, breastpumps, and baby scales.
Ever So Tiny, Preemie Clothes and Twin Nursing Pillows- Cuddly and soft clothing in 2 sizes designed to fit a baby as tiny as 3 lbs. All garments are in unit monitor friendly. Nursing pillows designed especially to help feed two babies at the same time.
Breastfeeding clothes- a guide to choosing breastfeeding clothing for your comfort and privacy - written by a milkface customer!
The Canadian Association of Midwives- Need a midwife in Canada? Want to become a midwife in Canada? Go here first!
Association of Ontario Midwives- Great information on this site. Their fact sheets about midwifery are particularly interesting.
Doulas of North America- Doulas are fast becoming the new essential for childbirth. Check out this site to find out why!
Choices Childbirth- Childbirth education and doula services in the Toronto area - a wonderful group of women.
Canadian Doulas- Lots of info about the role of doulas and a great way to find a doula in your community.
Mother Nurture Doula Services- A fabulous doula serving the Ottawa area. Also offers beautiful custom belly casts as part of the Complete Care doula package or on it's own - a wonderful way to preserve the memory of your baby's first home!
Birthcare - Registered Nurses who provide personalized care throughout your childbirth experience. We offer childbirth education, doulas for labour support, lactation consulting, and Medela breastpumps and breastfeeding accessories.
Multiple Birth Families- Multiple Birth: Prenatal Education & Bereavement Support
In depth information and resources for parents (and grandparents) expecting twins, triplets or more.
Whispering Heart Doula Services- Serving York Region and Toronto - As a gentle, calm, compassionate, dependable woman with integrity and experience, my objective is to provide you with information, support, encouragement and respect to help you find your inner strength to birth your baby and transition to motherhood.
More Links to Love
Salsa Babies- Dance your way back into shape with the best little partner of all – your baby! New moms get their exercise learning popular Latin dances, while babies shake their maracas and bounce along to the Salsa beat! All levels of fitness and dance experience are welcome. Appropriate for babies from 2 months and up, as long as moms are comfortable supporting the baby in a carrier for the duration of the class. Contact: Esther América 613-216-6101 firstname.lastname@example.org/
Celebration of Creation Belly Casts- Beautiful and unique – preserve your baby’s first home with these works of art!
Jango Diapers - Cute, comfortable and cuddly, these fleece pocket diapers are a great find!
Stork Baby Boutique- Looking for something unique for your baby or for a gift? Look no further, here's the coolest stuff right here in Ottawa!
LivALittle- Clever t-shirts and informative lunch bags with a lighthearted tone let teachers, babysitters, grandparents and well meaning play date hosts know that your child has a life-threatening allergy. They'll ease your mind and help reinforce your concerns of having a safe environment for your child.
Inorbital- Our webs designers and all round web gurus!
Baby Planet Boutique- Baby Planet Boutique carries unique, hip products for both you & your little one! We are an upscale boutique with affordable prices! Shipping is free on all orders of $100 or more!
UC Baby- UC Baby provides the highest quality 3D and 4D pregnancy ultrasound service across Canada. Our licensed and experienced ultrasound technicians record the baby’s 3D and 4D Ultrasound images for you in the best resolution available.
Marvelous Mouthfuls Chef Service
- Delicious freshly made entrees to go in your freezer in portion sizes and tailored exactly to each individual's
taste and needs. Buying the groceries is also done for you. Saving you time and energy as well as eating tasty,healthy meals. Professional with years of experience. Gift certificates available.
Fantasy Face Painting
- Many beautiful,fun,magical designs for cheek or full face masks. Fun for children and adult parties,community,corporate events and festivals. Professional with years of experience. Gift certificates available.