For Pregnancy, Birth, Miscarriage and Infant Loss



Facebook Groups:


  • Taking Charge of Your Fertility, 10th Anniversary Edition: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health
  • Fertility Wisdom: How Traditional Chinese Medicine Can Help Overcome Infertility
  • Get Ready to Get Pregnant: Your Complete Prepregnancy Guide to Making a Smart and Healthy Baby
  • The Couple's Guide to Fertility, Third Edition: Entirely Revised and Updated with the Newest Scientific Techniques to Help You Have a Baby by Gary S. Berger
  • Taking Charge of Infertility by Patricia Irwin Johnston

~Pregnancy/new parents~


Facebook Groups:


  • Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn (Revised, Expanded Edition): The Complete Guide (2010), by Penny Simkin, Janet Whalley and Ann Keppler.
  • What to Expect When You're Expecting
  • The Birth Partner: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions (3rd edition, 2008), by Penny Simkin
  • Teach Your Children Well by Madeline Levine
  • The Blessing of a Skinned Knee by Wendy Mogel
  • Stuff Every Mom Should Know by Heather Flett and Whitney Moss

~Resources for Children and Families of Child Loss~

  • Something Happened: A book for children and parents who have experienced pregnancy loss.
  • Helping Children Grieve: When Someone They Love Dies—Theresa Huntley
  • Couple Communication After a Baby Dies: Differing Perspectives—Sherokee Ilse & Tim Nelson

~List of Local Funeral Homes~

  • Kelly Funeral Homes

585 Somerset St W

Ottawa, ON K1R 5K1

Tel: 613-235-6712

  • St Laurent Funeral Home

1200 Ogilvie Rd

Gloucester, ON K1J 8V1

Tel: 613-748-1200

  • McEvoy-Shields Funeral Home & Chapel

1411 Hunt Club Rd

Ottawa, ON K1V 1A6

Tel: 613-737-7900

  • Whelan Funeral Home

515 Cooper St

Ottawa, ON K1R 5J1

Tel: 613-233-1488

  • Beechwood, Funeral, Cemetery and Cremation Services

280 Beechwood Avenue, P.O. Box 7025

Ottawa ON K1L 8E2

Tel: 613 741-9530

Email Carol-Lynn Warden at to discuss options and prices for Birth and Bereavement Doula Services.