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Caring for Kids Child health information from Canada’s pediatric experts.

Dr. Deepak Chopra Deepak Chopra's newletter, workshops and more.

DoTerra Therapeutic grade essential oils

Eat Right Ontario Do you have questions about nutrition and healthy eating? Connect to a Registered Dietitian for free. You can call 1-877-510-5102, or visit the website for lots of great information and to e-mail a dietitian.

New Directions Aromatics Therapeutic grade essential oils, and candle and soap making supplies

Our Kids Network A listing of workshops, courses, and groups for families of infants to teens.

The Cord Blood Center At Cordbloodbanking.com offers relevant information on cord blood, banking options and emerging research. The organization promotes awareness for current and future stem cell treatments, and are committed to being the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource available for mothers and families considering cord blood.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES


Massage Therapists

Denise Semple and Associates Massage Therapy Clinic
Denise Semple
905-639-7113
1253 Silvan Forest Dr. Unit #4, Burlington
dsemple2@cogeco.ca
All of the therapists are registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. This assures you a high level of competence and professionalism. Each therapist has a particular focus such a Pregnancy Massage, or Treatment Massage.

Glow WIth Us Mobile Massage
Jacki Higenbottam, RMT
905-510-8906
Email: glowwithus@outlook.com
Jacki Higenbottam provides mobile massage therapy treatments in Oakville, Burlington, and surrounding areas. She specializes in pregnancy and postpartum, soft tissue injuries, relaxation, chronic pain and anxiety and depression.

Natures Path to Health & Wellness
Sarah Stephen-Trull, RMT, CRHP, RP
905-634-5852
4031 Fairview Street, Unit #301, Burlington
sarah@naturespathtohealth.ca
Sarah Stephen-Trull is an osteopathic apprentice who offers non-oil therapeutic massage therapy, and Pregnancy & Infant Massage.


Reiki

Soul's Journey
Bonnie Smith
905-639-5980
Burlington
bonnie@soulsjourney.ca
Reiki, Hand and Foot Reflexology, Therapeutic Touch, and Ear Candling

Believe In...
Angie Morton
905-630-6844
Hamilton/Burlington
Angie@BelieveIn.ca
Believe in's purpose is to provide services to families to help make them happier and healthier and allow them to grow as individuals. To believe in themselves, each other and their own values. Offering such services as Prenatal Reiki, My Smart Hands baby sign language, Hatha yoga classes and Learn & Playdate Series.


Craniosacral Therapy

Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, Shiatsu, Yoga & Meditation
Jennifer Song
905-634-0444
Downtown Burlington
craniosacral@cogeco.ca


Chiropractors

The Healing Path Chiropractic and Wellness Centre
Dr. Maher J. Obeid BSc, ART, DC
905-333-9900
2435 Appleby Line, Burlington
drmaher@thehealingpath.ca
We have created a chiropractic and wellness centre dedicated to your overall health as a human being. Our purpose is to remove interferences to the expression of your life, and to reveal to those who are interested, the source of true health and the manifestation of their fullest potential. Our services include Chiropractic Care, Spinal Decompression Therapy, Active Release Techniques, Registered Massage Therapy, Naturopathic Medicine, Acupuncture, Custom Foot Orthotics, Compression Hosiery and Kinesio Taping.

Edgar Family Chiropractic on Pearl
289-337-1202
399 Pearl Street, Burlington
info@edgarchiropractic.ca
We are a small family run business specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions and disorders relating to the skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems and with special training in the areas of pre and post natal care. In our warm and healing environment we strive to nurture our patients and their families with a natural approach to optimal health.


Naturopaths

Burlington Naturopathic Clinic
Dr. Carly Wendler
Dr. Carly Wendler
905-689-4440
Waterdown Village Chiropractic Group, 5 Mill Street, South, Waterdown
info@wvchirogroup.ca
Dr. Carly Wendler is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor with a focus on fertility, pregnancy, birth, and postpartum health. Special perinatal services include pregnancy wellness visits, pre-birth acupuncture treatments, post-date induction, and Natuopathic care to complement Assisted Reproductive Technology and infertility treatments.


Nutritionists

Leanne Sedentopf, RHN
905-483-1037
Burlington and surrounding area
leanne@leannesedentopf.com
Leanne Sedentopf is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Women's Health Coach supporting women from pregnancy through to the school years to be strong and vibrant mothers without losing themselves in the process. With training and experience as a Birth Doula, Leanne has a special interest in supporting pre and postnatal women and uses real foods and lifestyle coaching to support you to have a healthy pregnancy. Join her FREE Online Community for support, recipes and inspiration.

Natural Expectations
Cynthia Love, Registered Nutritionist , B.A., R.N.C.P. CNP
905-333-0116
2200 Fairview St., Suite 102 Burlington
naturalexpectations@cogeco.ca
Cynthia provides programs for clients to help them lose weight and keep it off, also to achieve measurable results such as improved cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar levels and better digestion along with a decrease in stress and anxiety. As a Registered Nutritionist, Cynthia works with individuals who have a genuine motivation to become healthier through diet and lifestyle changes. As your Nutritionist, Cynthia will provide you with ongoing customized dietary plans and nutritional education based on your goals and food preferences to make the process easy and fun.


Counsellors

Peace and Empowerment
Lara Stewart-Panko, BA/BSW, CH
289-237-1596
Hamilton, West Mountain
lara@peaceandempowerment.com
Lara supports women and adolescent girls in the areas of self-esteem, stress management, pregnancy, birth & parenting, sexuality, personal growth and life satisfaction. She offers private and phone counselling, group workshops, hypnotherapy sessions, custom hypnosis and pre-recorded hypnosis and affirmations CDs and MP3s for common concerns.

Nelia DeAmaral
Nelia DeAmaral
647-456-2229
Milton, Mississauga
info@neliadeamaral.com
Mindful & Soulful Coaching, Counselling & workshops for women at all life stages. My role as a coach & mentor is to help you move through Pregnancy, Motherhood & Life with greater Courage, Clarity & Compassion. Areas of specialty include: Thriving as a mother, self-care, mindful living & healing anxiety.

Sarah Pattersen Counselling
Sarah Patterson M.S.W, R.S.W
905-630-4727
Burlington
sarah@sarahpattersoncounselling.com
Sarah's goal as a counsellor is to provide a supportive and safe environment that will allow you to better understand your strengths and resources and help you find solutions to your difficulties. Her approach is based on the belief we are all resilient, regardless of the hurdles life can bring us. Together you will build on this resilience to achieve the goals you set for yourself.

The Anxiety Prevention and Transformation Program
Dr. Keith Comeau B.A., B.S.W., M.D., C.C.F.P.
905-333-0116
2200 Fairview St., Suite 102 Burlington
info@drkcomeau.com
From his personal life and professional experiences as a medical doctor, businessman and former social worker, Dr. Comeau developed a process called The Practical Transformation Program. This program was designed to provide support and structure to business leaders, executives, professionals and their teams to enable them to change and transform themselves from where they are to where they would like to be, could be or should be to achieve optimal success in business, finances, relationships and in their lives.


Services for Women

Hipss - Halton Infertility and Pregnancy Support services
Rebecca Hodson
905-829-0724
200-1158 Winston Churchill Blvd. Oakville, L6J 0A3
info@hipss.ca
Hipss - Halton Infertility and Pregnancy Support services include: Fertility Yoga, Fertility/Infertility Counselling (covered by benefits), Monthly support groups: Fertility Coaching, IVF Support and Miscarriage/Perinatal & Neonatal loss, as well as workshops and Mind/Body connection program. Evening and weekend appointments available.

Birth Beginnings
Michelle Haché
905-464-8076
michelle@birthbeginnings.com
Birth Beginnings helps families develop the knowledge and confidence required for a rewarding and smooth transition into parenthood or in adding to their families, through "Prepared Childbirth education classes" and birth doula services.


Photography

Kim Mlekuz Photography
Kim Mlekuz
905-315-0248
kmlekuz@me.com
Kim Mlekuz specializes in newborn, baby and children's photography. Kim services Burlington, Oakville and surrounding areas and is available to come to your home for your newborn photo sessions.


Heating Pads

Hands On Heat
Jason or Sherri Durant
Milton, Ontario
sales@handsonheat.com
They carry instant, non toxic, portable, reusable heat pads in a variety of shapes and sizes for all your needs. Whether it's to warm up in winter, relieving arthritis or sore muscles they've got a heat pad for you!


CPR Training

Halton CPR
Michelle Haché
905-464-8076
michelle@haltoncpr.ca
Fast action saves lives. CPR certification takes just a few short hours, but the skills you'll learn during the process can make all the difference to someone in need. In-person, and blended learning courses make it easy to get CPR certified.


Financial Planning

Andrew Tachauer – Licensed Financial Planner
Investors Group Financial Services Inc.
416-402-6665
andrew.tachauer@investorsgroup.com
Andrew is so passionate and caring. His mission is to understand your family goals and create a solid plan to help you get there. He feels the most rewarding part of his job is the one on one relationships that develop and grow with all of his clients during the financial planning process. If you don’t have a written financial plan or you’re unfamiliar with the advantages of having a personalized Financial Planner and are interested in receiving a free no obligation review, then give Andrew a call.