Misconceptions: Truth, Lies, and the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood.  Naomi Wolf

Dropping the Baby and Other Scary Thoughts. Karen Kleimen and Amy Wenzel

NutureShock. Po Bronson

Mindful Motherhood.  Cassandra Vieten

Down came the rain.  Brooke Shields


Health – acupuncture, cranio, massage, etc.


For Dads




FREE Community Supports

Families Matter- includes telephone support


Doulas – for birth and postpartum support

Postpartum doulas can provide excellent in-home support after baby is born.  Some even provide overnight support if this is a need you have!

Sonja Kolstad (postpartum doula, birth doula, and carseat tech)

Kirsten Wallace  (birth doula)

Erin Moyen at Chavah Childbirth Services  (postpartum doula (does overnights), birth doula, childbirth education and breastfeeding support)


Blogs I love about Birth:


Video about Birth Trauma:


Crisis support and mental health support

Health link 811

Distress Centre 266-HELP

Mental health help line 1-877-303-2642

***If you feel at risk of harming yourself or your child, please call 911, or visit an emergency room.