Our clinic has a lending library with books and videos that you can borrow throughout your pregnancy.

Essential Information For Your First Appointment

College of Midwives of Ontario: About Midwifery
Consultation and Transfer of Care
Informed Choice

Choice of Birth Place

Home Birth Fact Sheet
Decision tool – choosing the birthplace for you
Choosing Home Birth

Research on Home Birth

Outcomes associated with planned home and planned hospital births
Outcomes Associated with Planned Home and Planned Hospital Birth in Low Risk Women Attended by Midwives in Ontario Canada
Outcomes of planned home birth with registered midwives versus planned hospital birth with midwife or physician


Healthy Ways to Improve Iron Intake
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Pocket Guide

Prenatal Screening

A Guide to Prenatal Screening
Noninvasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT)
IPS-FTS Ultrasound Lab List

Depression, Anxiety and Mood Disorders in Pregnancy

Trillium Women’s Reproductive Mental Health Program
Peel Mood Disorder Program
Mother Matters: Women’s College mother’s program

Anatomy Ultrasound

Community Ultrasound Lab List – Mississauga

Screening for Gestational Diabetes

Recommendations from Reasearch (Cochrane Review) Screening for GDM
Gestational Diabetes Screening: Making an Informed Choice

Prenatal Classes & Doula Resources

Midwives of Mississauga prenatal classes – these classes run in a two part series and typically run on Saturdays from 9 – 12. They are a crash course in late pregnancy, labour, birth and life with a newborn. Interested people can email for dates/inquiries.
Region of Peel Prenatal Classes
Region of Peel – Teen Prenatal
Region of Peel eLearning Prenatal Classes
Midwife Holliday Tyson, RM Youtube Prenatal Videos (Part 1 -3)
Doulas of North America (DONA) International –
Association of Ontario Doulas –
Shawn Gallagher – ChildBirthJoy Prenatal Hypnosis
Womb: Birthing from Within Prenatal Classes
Lifetime of Love: Hypnobirthing Classes
Erin Mills Optimum Health-Prenatal and hypnobirthing classes
Keep Calm Hypnobirthing
Graceful Birth
Mother Matters: Prenatal Classes

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)

Making an Informed Choice VBAC
An Unnecessary cut: How the C-Section Became America’s Most Common Major Surgery

Cord Blood Banking

Donate Cord Blood to A Public Bank

Labour and Birth

How to do Perineal Massage

Water Birth Tubs

Waterbirth Solutions


Babies 2nd Night
Postpartum Info From Your Midwife – Baby
Postpartum Info From Your Midwife – Mom
Pelvic Health Physiotherapy
Postpartum Homeopathic Remedies
Service Ontario 5 in 1 Newborn Bundle – Newborn Registration


Breastfeeding Log Example
Breastfeeding Services – Central West
Breastfeeding Services – Peel Region
Trillium Breastfeeding & Pumping Community Resources

International Breastfeeding Centre


Ontario Early Years Centres
Caring for Your Baby and Yourself – Trillium Health Partners Videos
Region of Peel – Baby’s First Year
Region of Peel – Just for Dads
24 Hour Cribside Assistance – New “Dad” Manual
Bridgeway Family Centre


The naming of any organization, product or therapy, does not imply endorsement from Midwives of Mississauga. This information is provided for reference purposes only.

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