Resources

The following websites provide excellent information on Midwifery and Maternity Care. Please email us at office@lucinamidwives.ca with any other links you think we should add!

https://myhealth.alberta.ca/health/aftercareinformation/Pages/default.aspx

Sexual and Reproductive Health from SOGC https://www.sexandu.ca

Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum Information from SOGC https://www.pregnancyinfo.ca

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth – Ina May

Birthing From Within – Pam England

Spiritual Midwifery

The Labyrinth of Birth – Pam England

Healing After Birth – Jennifer Summerfeld

Expecting Better

Here is who we recommend you contact for some specialist support for latch/feeding concerns and lip/tie revisions (if deemed necessary by a lactation specialist). Many of these people can be claimed through extended health care benefits so it’s worth asking about that.

Infant Feeding Support

Lauren Calleja at Beautiful Blessings, CLC
https://www.beautifulblessings.ca/lactationsupportedmonton
(Will do home visits).

Melissa, Mychelle, Brittany at Little Nursing Co. (IBCLC’s and RN’s)
https://www.littlenursingco.com/about
(Will do home visits).

Megan Schafers at Flow Function Health Care, IBCLC & RN
https://www.flowyeg.ca/megan-schafers
(Will do home visits).

Fiona Lang Sharpe, IBCLC
https://fionalangsharpe.com/
(Will do home visits).

Michelle Green at Nest Integrative Wellness, IBCLC & RN
https://nestinwellness.com/lactationfeeding/
(Has a clinic in central Edmonton).

Pam Davey, IBCLC
https://birthing.wixsite.com/sinceforever/lactation-consultant-services
(Will do home visits).

Willow Family Medicine Breastfeeding Clinic
http://www.willowfamilymedicine.ca/breastfeeding- clinic/
(Covered by AHS but usually has a wait time to get in of 2+ weeks. Clinic on south side. of Edmonton).

Erica Kalke, RN & IBCLC
https://www.erica-breastfeedingclinic.com/
(Clinic is in Sherwood Park. Wait time is usually a 1-2 weeks).

Park Lactation, Kylla Serben, LPN & IBCLC
www.parklactation.ca
(Will do home visits and will assess tongue & lip ties).

Samara McLachlen
https://samaramclachlenibclcca.wordpress.com/

Dr. Bailey Adams MD, IBCLC and Dr. Lauren Eastman
MD, & Brittney Pederson, IBCLC (Free)
Village Lactation
https://www.villagelactationab.ca/
(Free. Referral needed. Will assess and revise tongue & lip ties)

Labour Day Prenatals
https://www.labourdayprenatals.ca/breastfeeding-support

Prairie Health Group
https://www.prairiehealthgroup.ca/

Milk Bud Lactation – Sheena Tabert
https://milkbudlactation.ca/services/

Little Nursing Company
https://www.littlenursingco.com/breastfeeding

Specialists who perform Tongue/Lip Tie Revision

Dr. Kim Boldt at Summerside Dental:
www.summersidedental.com

Dr. Pele at Scotiasquare Dentistry:

Dr. Jason Hambleton (Breton, AB)
Breton Dental Clinic

Dr. Afzal
Century Crossing Dental Centre
https://centurydental.ca/

Dr. Stas Pavelenko (Fee)
Uptown Dental Centre
https://www.uptowndentalcentre.com/

Dr. Gordon Wilkes (Plastic Surgeon)
Misericordia Community Hospital
Referral required; posterior tongue ties only

 

Resources

TongueTie.Net

Breastfeeding Support

Dr Jack Newman https://ibconline.ca/

La Leche League Support Groups

https://ibconline.ca

Lip/Tongue Tie Info

http://www.analyticalarmadillo.co.uk/2017/01/upper-lip-tie-treatment-in-infants.html?m=1

http://breastfeedingtoday-llli.org/tongue-tie-lip-tie-diagnosis-treatment-aftercare/

Tongue Tie (Ankyloglossia): Diagnosis, Symptoms, Surgery, and More

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/52ee7826e4b07fbe8885e2ab/t/53349265e4b08e81fa54f4f4/1395954277229/How_Does_TT_Affect_Breastfeeding.pdf

http://lm.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fthefunnyshapedwoman.blogspot.ca%2F2011%2F03%2Fintroducing-maxillary-labial-frenulum.html&h=iAQHiG_zp&s=1

Doula Association of Edmonton for a list of many Edmonton Area  Birth Doulas

Doula Association of Alberta for a list of many Alberta Area Birth Doulas

Transition Doula Collective

Full Circle Birth Collective

Edmonton & Area Family Doulas

Doula Association of Edmonton for a list of many Edmonton Area  Postpartum Doulas

Doula Association of Alberta for a list of many Alberta Area Postpartum Doulas

Nourish & Nurture – postpartum planning & support Jenna Kolesar (BScN, Postpartum Doula)

Full Circle Birth Collective

Edmonton & Area Family Doulas

Lucina Birth Centre rents the following items:

TENS Machine for labour ($50)

Peanut Balls for labour ($20)

CUB Inflatable Birth Stool for labour ($50)

To inquire about equipment availability and pick-up, please email birthcentre@lucinamidwives.ca

For Lucina Midwives patients, log into your Lucina Account on the website to access the full list of handouts and resources.

https://myhealth.alberta.ca/health/aftercareinformation/Pages/default.aspx

Sexual and Reproductive Health from SOGC https://www.sexandu.ca

Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum Information from SOGC https://www.pregnancyinfo.ca