Pregnancy

Our Prenatal Team includes Naturopathic Physicians, Massage Therapists, Clinical Counsellors, Breastfeeding Counsellors, and Acupuncturists whom work along side you and your partner to support you to have healthy and natural pregnancy. We offer preconception and Naturopathic prenatal care, labour preparation & supportive care and post partum education and care to all Mommies-to-be & New Mommas. Our pre and post natal services Include:

Fertility Care
Preconception Care
Naturopathic Prenatal Care
Prenatal Acupuncture
Pregnancy Massage
Postpartum Depression
Breastfeeding Support and Counselling

We can offer natural treatment for most pregnancy related ailments including:

  • fertility
  • preconception detoxification
  • nausea & vomiting and morning sickness
  • recurrent miscarriage & pregnancy loss
  • low back pain, pubic pain & sciatica
  • group B streptococcus (GBS) prevention,
  • varicose veins
  • insomnia
  • migraines & headaches
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • hypertension & pre eclampsia
  • pre & gestational diabetes
  • joint pains
  • fatigue
  • iron deficiency anemia
  • cervical ripening and labour preparation
  • VBAC support
  • postpartum depression prevention care & treatment
  • breastfeeding counselling and treatment of associated conditions
  • post partum at home visits

* Our Naturopathic Doctors are happy to work in collaboration with your primary maternity provider to offer adjunctive Naturopathic care; please be aware they do not deliver babies or offer primary maternity care.

Pregnancy Related Resources

Island Child Birth
Doulas of Victoria
 Penny Simkin
Association of Perinatal Naturopathic Doctors
DONA
Mother Risk
Mothering Touch
Camosun Prenatal Classes
Dr. Misty Watson, Chiropractor

Maternity Providers

Midwives
Midwifery Care in Victoria
Cook St Midwives (250) 386-4116 (Downtown)
Western Communities Midwives (250) 589-3417 (Western Communities)
Dandelion Midwifery (250) 590-7770
Victoria Midwifery : Deb Little and Luba Lyons Richardson (250) 381-1977 (Downtown)
Access Midwifery (250) 380-6329 (Tillicum/Gorge)
Westcoast Midwives (250) 384-5940 (Tillicum Gorge)
Midwives Collective (250) 590-7605 (Downtown)
Deanna Wildeman (250) 592-5407 (James Bay)
Birthways Midwifery: Angela Schaerer and Natalie Hicken (250) 384-9062 (Downtown)
Sooke Midwifery (778) 425-0780 (Sooke)
Midwives Association of BC

Maternity Physicians
Dr. Fast and Dr. Leggatt (250) 727-9664
Dr. Jones (250) 727-2663
Dr. McLeod (250) 727-6336
Dr. Ng (250) 386-2449
Dr. Gough (250) 383-3311
Dr. Matthews (250) 721-1188
Dr. Doyle (250) 592-4131
Dr. Nielson (250) 592-2219
Dr. Rosenberg (250) 478- 8776
Dr. Green (250) 592-4710
Dr. Ferg (250) 598-5158
Dr. Michel (250) 652-9227
Dr. VanderLinden & Dr. Spratt (250) 475-2251 * and Lactation Consultant
Dr. Grant (250) 592-3220

Pregnancy and Labour Books
Ina May's Guide to Childbirth
The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin
The Mother of All Pregnancy Books: Ann Douglas

Doulas
Vida DoulasDoulas of Victoria