Prenatal Classes and Birth Preparation

Doula Directory – Greater Victoria

This is a listing of women providing doula services in Victoria and area. A
doula is a woman experienced in childbirth, who provides support, knowledge
and comfort to women during their pregnancy, birth and postpartum. The cost
of hiring a doula varies. This service is not covered by MSP.
www.doulasofvictoria.ca

Baby’s Best Chance Website

The Government of BC “Baby’s Best Chance” website is filled with up-to-date and practical information, useful tools and resources for women, expectant parents, and families with babies and toddlers up to 3 years of age. Explore this website to help you have a healthy pregnancy, give your baby a good start in life, and support your healthy future together.
www.bestchance.gov.bc.ca

Camosun College

We support clients of midwives and physicians. Our instructors are RN’s with specializations in lactation, childbirth, prenatal and post-natal care. Classes are taught in the newly renovated room at Victoria General Hospital and include a hospital tour led by the instructor.
Phone: 250–370–4578
E-mail: cectinfo@camosun.bc.ca
http://camosun.ca/ce/prenatal-parenting.html

Mothering Touch Birth Services

The Mothering Touch Centre
1562 Fort Street (in the Stadacona Centre)
Victoria V8S 5J2
Phone: (250) 595-4905
www.motheringtouch.ca

Polkadot Stork Birth Services

Jody Yurkowsky Pace is a Victoria-based doula who runs Polkadot Stork Birth Services. She offers doula services and birth pool rentals.
Contact via her website contact page
www.polkadotstork.com

YM-YWCA

Has pre-and postnatal education and activity classes. First Reach is another
program of the YM-YWCA
851 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5
Phone: (250) 386-7511
Fax: (250) 380-1933
E-mail: info@ymywca.victoria.bc.ca
www.victoriay.com

First Reach

Provides outreach counselling to ensure access to necessary resources in
pregnancy and through to six months postpartum.
Victoria YM-YWCA
880 Courtney Street
Victoria V8W 1C4
Phone: 413-8858 or 812-6577

With Child Birthing & Parenting Services

A source for waterbirth pools to rent or own.
Phone: 604-613-6629
www.withchild.ca