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Web Links

Enjoy browsing through a collection of links and resources, covering the topics of conception, pregnancy, birth, and well beyond.

 


Conception, Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond

 

Baby Rabies. Explore a beautiful and honest blog about all things parenting. 

Childbirth Connection. Find 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).

Motherisk. Helplines and clinics that offer information and guidance on teratogens (items that can cause harm) and pregnancy. Motherisk is run through Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto.

Motherly. A blog covering all areas of parenting.

Obstetricians. Search tool to find a doctor. Includes filters for type of doctor, location, and more.

OMama. Online, Ontario based, resource. You'll find information from conception to newborn.

Ontario Midwives. Information on the roles and responsibilities of midwives. Also includes a directory, to find a midwife in Toronto.

Ontario Prenatal Education. A huge source of information on conception through to early parenthood.

Postpartum Depression and Anxiety Resource List. Local resources compiled by Toronto Public Health, with a focus on Maternal Health.

Postpartum Support Toronto. Providing a range of online and in person support for families in the postpartum stage. Run by a collection of doulas in Toronto.

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

Tenth Moon Mothercare. Find beautiful care packages for families in the postpartum stage.

Toronto Public Health - Child and Family Health. Extensive information, covering all areas of family life. Includes links to prenatalbreastfeedingpostpartum mood disorder support programs, and more.

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


Healthy Baby

 

Telehealth Ontario. Telephone support for any medical and health related concerns.

Kindercare Pediatrics. Avenue and Eglinton Pediatric clinic, with a wide range of pediatric specialists and walk in hours.

Kid Crew Clinic. St Clair and Bathurst pediatric clinic, offering specialist care for all areas of pediatric health.


Healthy Family

 

Joyous Health. Find a wonderful resource that includes tips on maintaining the health of your family. Includes recipes and links to purchase Toronto based Joy Mc Carthy's beautiful cook books. 

Mama Earth Organics. A Toronto based organic food delivery company.

Noah's Natural Foods. A Toronto based chain of health stores, carrying an array of groceries, vitamins and supplements and other products relating to family and personal health.

Saje. A Canadian based company that specializes in health through essential oils. Find beautiful products that address a wide range of health needs.

The Big Carrot. A Toronto based health food store co-operative, that sells well sourced health products for the entire family. 


Feeding Baby

 

Baby Led Weaning. A style of feeding babies their first foods, without purees. Includes tips and tricks, as well as recipes. 

Formula FeedingAn in depth guide, covering the health and safety of preparing, storing and feeding formula milk. 

Kelly Mom. A site dedicated to all things feeding baby! Find evidence based and extremely reliable. 

Love Child Organics. A Toronto based company, that makes a wide range of foods for young eaters. Parents love their snacks too!

Sprout Right. Toronto based nutritionist that offers a wealth of information on health through pregnancy, breastfeeding and through baby's first solid foods. 

The Milk Meg. A site dedicated to all things breastfeeding.

Taya Griffin. Toronto based lactation consultant, who provides home support. Support is also available via Kid Crew Pediatrics. 

Victoria Park Breastfeeding Clinic. East End Toronto clinic that offers a range of support for families, at any stage of their breastfeeding journey.

 


Clothing, Bathing and Playing with Baby

 

Barefoot Babies. Hamilton based store, selling a range of apparel, products and toys for babies and parents. They have great delivery services to Toronto!

Children's Book Bank. A wonderful Toronto service that offers FREE books for families!

Mini Mioche. Toronto based fashionable clothing for babies and children. 

Oaks n' Acorns. A parent/caregiver and child drop in centre, that also has registered programs. East and West Toronto locations. 

Ontario Early Years Centres. Public centres that offer drop in programs and much more. Check the directory to find your closest centre in Toronto.

Parenting By Nature. Orillia based company that carries a wide range of products related to baby and parent care. Amazing delivery to Toronto!

Sprouts. A Toronto based centre offering drop in and registered programs. Membership required.

Toronto Public Library. Toronto libraries offer an array of programs for families. Check the directory to find baby, toddler, preschool and school age circle times, crafts and more. 


Diapering Baby

 

Diaper-eez. Toronto store specializing in cloth diapers. They also sell a beautiful range of other baby and mummy products. 

Seventh Generation. Diapers, wipes and creams, that are all safe for babies and the environment. They also sell a wide range of eco-cleaning and household products. 

Wonderwear Diapers. Toronto based cloth diaper delivery service. 

 


Wearing Baby

 

Carry Me Close. A local, Toronto group dedicated to all things baby wearing. Online and in person meet ups. 

Little Zen One. Toronto's only store dedicated to baby wearing.


Car Seat Safety

 

Car Seat Installation Clinics. Check directory for a clinic near you.


Safe and Gentle Sleep

 

Brandie Hadfield. Toronto based Sleep Educator and president of Attachment Parenting. 

Elizabeth Pantley. Toronto based sleep expert, specializing in "No-Cry" method approach to infant and child sleep. 

Infant Sleep Information Source. UK based site, sourcing evidence based information on infant and child sleep. 

Sarah Ockwell-Smith. UK based sleep expert, specializing in gentle methods.

 


Multiples

 

Multiple Births Canada. A wealth of information about the logistics and details of birthing and raising multiples. 

TPOMBA. Toronto Parents of Multiple Births Association provides workshops, social gatherings and other support to parents of multiples. 


Special Needs

 

Centennial Infant and Child Centre. Assessments, support and programming for families with children who have special needs. 

City Kids. A network of agencies that provides services and support to families with children who have special needs. 


Photography

 

Calla Evans Photography. Toronto based birth photography, offering high quality and beautiful images. 

Sarah Tacoma Photography.  Offering gorgeous documentary style family photography. Based north of Toronto, but travels to the city regularly. 

Zurry Donovan. East End Toronto based photographer specializing in family and newborn photography.


Body Work

 

Bosnar Centre for Health. An Uptown Toronto clinic offering body work for expectant and new families. 

Forces of Nature Wellness Clinic. An Uptown Toronto clinic that offers an experienced range of health practitioners. 

Toronto Yoga Mamas. East End Toronto hub for yoga and bodywork, specializing in pregnancy, birth and beyond.

Yoga glo. Online streaming of a wide range of yoga classes. Includes a variety of prenatal and postpartum classes.