Useful Links

Huron Community Midwifery Services Facebook (link)

Midwifery Associations

Canadian Association of Midwives (link)
(CAM) is the national organization representing midwives and the profession of midwifery in Canada.

Association of Ontario Midwives (link)
The Association of Ontario Midwives is the professional organization representing registered and Aboriginal midwives and the practice of midwifery in Ontario.

College of Midwives of Ontario (link)
The CMO protects the public by regulating the profession of midwifery in accordance with the RHPA and by setting the minimum standard of professional behaviour and clinical practice expected of Midwives in Ontario.

Pregnancy

Best Start Information Resource (link)
Ontario’s Maternal, Newborn, and Early Child Development Resource Centre

Mother Risk (link)
Provides evidence-based information about the safety or risk of drugs, chemicals and disease during pregnancy and lactation.

Government of Canada Healthy Pregnancy (link)
To promote and protect the health of Canadians through leadership, partnership, innovation and action in public health.

Folic Acid (Public Health Agency) (link)
Information on why all women who could become pregnant should be taking Folic Acid.

Breastfeeding

La Leche League Canada(link)
LLL Canada encourages, promotes and provides mother-to-mother breastfeeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families and society.

Dr. Jack Newman – Breastfeeding Inc. (link)
Breastfeeding Inc. aims to empower parents by ensuring they receive the most up-to-date information to assist them with their breastfeeding baby.

Rogers Hixon Ontario Human Milk Bank (link)
By collecting, pasteurizing and distributing donated human milk, The Rogers Hixon Ontario Human Milk Bank offers the extensive health benefits of donor human milk to the most vulnerable babies across the province

Human Milk Banking Association of North America (link)
HMBANA promotes the health of babies and mothers through the provision of safe pasteurized donor milk and support of breastfeeding.

Postpartum

Ontario Early Years (link)
Free programs and services for parents and children.

Newborn Screening Ontario (link)
Information about the newborn screening program in Ontario.

Postpartum Depression (link)
Information and resources concerning postpartum depression.