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Local Resources for Baby's First Year

Baby Daze

Info: Drop-in group on Tuesdays 9:30-11:30am at Harris Barn. No fee required.

**Program currently on hold while hiring. Check out current updates here.

Baby Time

Info: group on Mondays 10:30-11:00am and Wednesdays 1:30-2:00pm at Tsawwassen Public Library. No fee required, confirm schedule and registration on the library website.

Breastfeeding
Group

Info: this virtual breastfeeding peer support group session offered by La Leche League Canada (LLLC) typically meets on the first Monday of each month. Please see more info here.

Public Health

South Delta Public Health Unit located in Tsawwassen Commons:

Book baby’s 2 month vaccines & weight check by calling 604-952-3550

Postpartum Depression & Anxiety

Pacific Postpartum Society call or text for immediate phone support 604-255-7999 (phone or text) or 1-855-255-7999 (phone only) www.postpartum.org

 

Postpartum recovery workshops: offered by Inform Wellness.

Local Registered Clinical Counsellors accepting new patients:

Adrienne Johnson at Waves Health Collective

Chloe Steves at Inform Wellness

Specialized Perinatal Registered Clinical Counsellors (online only) accepting new patients:

https://perinatalcollective.com/

Contraception & Sexual health 

Contraception Resources:

Contraception decision tools https://www.optionsforsexualhealth.org/facts/birth-control/

Locate IUD/implant insertion providers https://raiice.ca/

BC pharmacists can now prescribe contraception, as well as treat 21 minor ailments including common skin/eye concerns, thrush and UTIs: 

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/accessing-health-care/pharmacy-services#Minorailments

**NEW: Cervical screening program alternative to paps

Self-swab screening is now recommended every 5 years for ages 25-69. After January 29, 2024, if you are eligible and due for a pap, you may request a free self-screening kit online at http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/screening/cervix/get-screened

Your kit will arrive by mail in a plain, unmarked package with a prepaid return envelope.

In-home Registered Massage Therapy

https://www.vvmassage.ca (South Delta)

 

Low-Cost Massage in New West

https://collegeofmassage.com/new-westminster/massage-therapy-clinic/book-appointment/ 

Registered Acupuncturist Alyssa Huang in Ladner https://www.collaborativewellnessladner.com/about.

 

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapists:

Nicole Coffey in Ladner https://ladnervillagephysio.com/

Tamarah Nerreter at Sungod Physio in Tsawwassen Springs

 

Chiropractors - Newborn: 

https://tsawwassenchiropractic.com/index.html

https://www.informwellness.ca/services

https://macleanchiro.ca/

Physio/Craniosacral Therapy/RMT - Newborn & Pediatric

https://www.kidsphysio.ca/richmond/ 

Cherise Jacques (also an osteopath), Ladner https://blissosteopathy.com/about-us

Shaz Tayebi (also a lactation consultant). In-home treatments. https://mamamilk.ca/

Justin Lorette (RMT) offers combo sessions (half baby/half parent) Inform Wellness

Physical Recovery for Parents & Babies

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