Community Resources


Blair Edwards is our Go-To man! For all things fertility, pregnancy and postpartum!!! Check him out at

Aboriginal/First Nations/Metis Families:
*Doula Grants:

Addictions resources for Pregnant Women: 

All things Birth, Postpartum and Womens Health by the BADASS Birth Kweens (San Diego based but hella informative, honest, raw and hilarious)

Belly Binding:

Recommended bind here (Etsy)

(Penticton) Birth Cafe:
Offers a safe space for peer support! Call or check them out on Facebook for more details!

Breastfeeding Support: 
La Leche League Meet ups with Sandra Yates (she is SO lovely):
-3rd Tuesday of every month in Penticton in the Cannery Unit 137D 10am-12pm
-4th Tuesday of every month in Summerland at the PublicLibrary 9533 Main St 6-8pm (snacks provided)
*These meet-ups are by donation to Sandra

Shayna at NuVista is our go to for all things pregnancy, postpartum and baby related! 

Katherine Aucoin
Registered Therapeutic Counsellor
200-151 Front Street, Penticton
***She holds mother support groups, so you can meet other mothers, too!!! 

Stefanie Iverson
Registered Clinical Counsellor
Has office space in Penticton and Summerland
*Stefanie does free consults so you can see if she is the right fit for you! 
**She also holds six week Postpartum Peer Support Groups that are drop in based!!!

Cranio-sacral Therapy:
Julie Gerhardt-Julie is a wizard in all things pelvic floor and cranio!!!

Organic Healing Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy and Massage
Stacey Lafortune

Current Birth Info/Statistics:

Family-Centred Hangouts:
Time Flies Cafe- For parents with small children!! Grab a latte and hang out while your bitties play!  

Feldenkrais Practitioner:
Ron Nissam- 250-494-3413

Ogopogo Float-Julie and Devon are seriously amazing and Julie has lots of tips for floating while expecting!!
144 Chambers Place, Penticton

Formula Feeding:

Hybrid Feeding:

Christy Rebagliati-who is so totally awesome!!
Born to Birth-

Allison Ward-RMT Pre/postnatal

Carrie Allen
She is badass and is very well versed in expectant bodies as she is a Labour and Delivery Nurse!!!!
778-214-7838 (call or text)

Miles Circuit:
Another wicked free resource. This 90min (three positions) circuit can help ease low back pain, help get babe in a more optimal position and is just overall good to practice during the third trimester.

Milk Bank:
OK Breastfeeding

Jese Weins

Kimberly Health Centre
Megan Kimberly

Elaine Sauve is THE best! She is absolutely worth the drive to West Kelowna or Kelowna!! She is very well versed in all things pregnancy, postpartum and baby related.

Perinatal Social Worker:
Shannon Taylor
Office: 250-492-4000 ext.2870

Physiotherapy (pelvic floor):
Jennifer Gabrys

Julie Gerhardt

Leslie Spohr

South Okanagan Physiotherapy Osoyoos

Postpartum Support:
Pacific Postpartum Support Society

Postpartum Info (some m ay be USA based):

Pregnancy Loss:
Now I Lay me Down to Sleep
-is an organization of professional volunteer photographers that will take photos of remembrance if you experience the loss of your earth angel at birth.
Wildflower is trained in EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) and is a wonderful support for those who have experience miscarriage, abortion,  or stillbirth.

Prenatal e-Classes:
Healthy Birth Choices-Prenatal Education

Sleep Help/Info:
Jamesie Bray Sleep Consultant

The Sleep Help Institute
Sleep and Pregnancy
A Parent’s Guide to Kids’ Sleep Habits
Are Some Bedding Products Better for Pregnancy?

Spinning Babies:
For breech babes and beyond. This website is AMAZING. Loads of free info/techniques that can benefit all birthing bodies. Gail Tulley is a serious Birth Kween!!!

Info/supplies for Vaginal Steaming-Can be very healing! (USA based but Keli is awesome) 

The WG offers Prenatal and Mom/Baby Yoga through Tash’s lovely space Starlit Yoga.  
Monday Prenatal 6:30-7:45pm drop in
Tuesday Mom and Baby 10-11am (pre-reg with Ray)
Friday Prenatal 5:30-7pm (8 week session, but drop ins welcome-space permitting)