The Mama Bear Village
I'll keep on adding to our village, but this is a great place to start.
Vania Sukola, BASc, RP
Vania is a therapist who specializes in maternal and postpartum mental health, with a focus on trauma. Vania works from a holistic and client-centered model and mainly uses Feminist Therapy to support you with the transition of becoming a parent. Located in the Junction and available for home visits.
Are you interested in learning Infant Massage for your baby? Join Sarah Nottingham, RMT as she teaches Moms and Dads how to give a relaxing massage to their baby. Infant Massage is a beneficial tool for promoting improved sleep, aiding digestion, promoting weight gain and enhancing bonding. This comprehensive workshop will leave you feeling comfortable and confident when massaging your baby.
Naturopathic doctor, yoga, pelvic floor specialist, therapy, chiropractor, acupuncture and childcare options for you while you have your uninterrupted appointments.
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Pregnancy and Birth
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