Doulas

Doulas

Maternity Matters

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Resource Language: 
English
Translated Title: 
L'importance de la maternité
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Women and Health Care Reform
Publisher: 
Women and Health Care Reform
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Explores concerns about the state of maternity care. 

Order Information: 
Contact their office to order a copy
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9780978310417
Notes: 
Thinking Women: A series on Health Care Reform and Women

Doula C.A.R.E Inc.

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Provides information on doula care, how to find a doula in Ontario, and resources for trained doulas.

Primary Telephone: 
905-842-3385
Email Address: 
info@DoulaCARE.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-879-3199
City: 
Toronto area
Province: 
Ontario

Canadian Doula Association/Doula C.A.R.E.

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Alternative care

Forms an organization committed to promoting the significant contribution doulas make to women and their families during the childbearing year, and facilitating public access to that support nation wide. Web site includes listing to locate a birth or postpartum doula, midwife, childbirth educator, or breastfeeding support.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@doulacare.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888 879-3199 or in the GTA 905 842-3385
Street Address: 
Maple Grove Village P.O.
Addt'l Street Address: 
P.O. Box #61058
City: 
Oakville
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L6J 6X0
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Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Training
Community education/development

Offers professional membership and training to childbirth educators, lactation educators, labor doulas, antepartum doulas and postpartum doulas.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@cappa.net
Fax Number: 
770-932-7281
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-MY-CAPPA
Street Address: 
PO Box 491448
City: 
Lawrenceville
Province: 
Georgia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
30049

Choices Childbirth Education & Doula Services

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services

Offers supportive and informational programs designed for expectant and new families in Toronto, Durham, York and Peel regions.

Primary Telephone: 
416-410-9931
Secondary Telephone: 
905-420-0223
Email Address: 
choices@birthservices.com
Fax Number: 
905-420-6169
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-368-5248
Street Address: 
2288 Cottonwood Circle
City: 
Pickering
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L1X 2R1

Is your doula practice mother-friendly?

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Barbara A. Hotelling
Publisher: 
The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ponte Verda, FL

Provides a questionnaire for doulas to help them determine if their services allow women to empower themselves to make informed decisions about their childbirth care.

Bulkley Valley Doula Services

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services

Provides doula and other labour support during childbirth. Offers fees according to a sliding scale.

Primary Telephone: 
250-847-9678
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 246
City: 
Smithers
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V0J 2N0

Global Birth Institute

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Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Training

Provides certification and training for those interested in becoming a childbirth doula, childbirth educator, postpartum doula, and lactation counsellor.

Primary Telephone: 
250- 483-4662
Email Address: 
globalbirth@globalbirth.org
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-229-0574
Street Address: 
400-1095 McKenzie Ave
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8P 2L5

Birth Unlimited

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Serves as a resource for people seeking information about natural birthing options in Calgary. Offers listings for those searching for a midwife, doula, doctor and other complementary health practitioner who are baby-friendly.

Primary Telephone: 
403-237-8839
Email Address: 
birthing@telus.net
Fax Number: 
403-262-4210
Street Address: 
232C-3630 Brentwood Rd NW
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T2L 1K8

Brown Birthing Network

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Forms a network of people of colour, midwives, doulas and allies interested in developing discussion of and access to natural childbirth and alternative childraising options in communities of colour.

Primary Telephone: 
514-481-9915
Email Address: 
bbn@mamasaid.org
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