Mother Risk - information on medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding
Childbirth Connection - evidence based maternity care information
Canadian Federation for Sexual Health - contraception, sexuality, conception information - drugs in pregnancy and breastfeeding
Early Prenatal Risk Assessment - prenatal genetic testing
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) - prenatal genetic testing
Spinning Babies - easier childbirth with fetal positioning
Evidence Based Birth - research based information on pregnancy and birth presented in an easy-to-understand format

Exercise and Nutrition

Kids Health for Parents - benefits of exercising during pregnancy
Mayo Clinic - pregnancy nutrition and foods to avoid
Mayo Clinic - pregnancy nutrition and essential nutrients when you're eating for two

Prenatal Education

Healthy Birth Choices
Maternus (Birthing from Within)
Five Elements Birth Services (Birthing From Within)
Calgary Childbirth Education & Doula Association
Alberta Health Services
Babies Best Start (The Bradley Method)

Maternity Care

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
Public Health Agency of Canada - Maternal and Infant Health
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) - Clinical Practice Guidelines
World Health Organization (WHO) - Sexual and Reproductive Health
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - Women's Health
Stanford Medicine Newborn Nursery at LPCH - Clinical Guidelines

Home Birth

BMJ Study - Outcomes of planned home births with Certified Professional Midwives: large prospective study in North America
CMAJ Study  - Outcomes of planned home birth with a registered midwife versus planned hospital birth with midwife or physician
BJOG Study - Perinatal mortality and morbidity in a nationwide cohort of 529 688 low-risk planned home and hospital births

Birth Pools + Water Birth Supplies

Five Elements Birth Services
Fuller Birth Support
The Offbeat Doula
Birth Supplies Canada Inc


La Leche League International - local peer to peer support and education
Dr. Jack Newman - breastfeeding information and video clips
Northern Star Mothers Milk Bank - human milk bank located in Calgary, AB
Kellymom - breastfeeding and parenting information