Parenting and Postpartum Resources:


Peterborough Health Unit:

Peterborough Public Health 185 King Street

Phone: (705) 743-1000    Email:

Covid 19:

Parent Help Line - 1.888.603.9100

Telehealth Ontario - 1.866.797.0000


Breastfeeding/Chest feeding Support: 

La Leche League support & meetings

Contact Email: Phone: 705-740-6188

Breastfeeding and Well Baby Clinic at PCFC -

The Breastfeeding Clinic - PRHC.

To make an appointment, call the Women & Children Inpatient Unit (A6) at 705-876-5059. To speak with the lactation consultant directly, please call 705-743-2121 x. 2735.

Lavender and Play Lactation Educators - Sonja/Sarah 705 874 3517 

Peterborough Public Health

Lactation Consultants:

Mel Neal IBCLC (cost for service)

Jack Newman Clinic (Toronto) -


  • ‘The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League 
  • ‘Breastfeeding Made Simple’ by Kathleen A. Kendall
  • Sweet Sleep - Diane Weissinger, Diana West, Linda J Smith, Theresa Pitman

Breastfeeding videos: education/breastfeeding/breastfeeding-in-the-first-hour.html

Online feeding supports/info:


Food Delivery:

Cleaning Service:


Apps: Parenting Community with MamaSoup.Community-driven social media platform that allows mamas all over the world to build strong ties with their community, as they receive support from other mamas as well as health care professionals while they do the hardest job on the planet - all while staying anonymous!

This is a super cool resource to connect with other mamas! You can interact on the website or download the app on IOS or Android! 

Sign up for free!:

To download:


Postpartum Depression Support:

Peterborough Public Health-

Not what I expected - Free program with PRHC/ Ptbo Child & Family


Screening checklist:


Four County Crisis Community Mental Health Crisis response Program (24 Hour)

705-745-6484 or 1-866-9933

Telehealth Ontario (24 Hour) 1-866-797-0000

Postpartum Support International Helpline 1-800-944-4773

Text “Help” to 800-944-4773 (EN)

Online Resource: You are not alone!


Birth Doula:

Andrea Paul Birth Services:

Peterborough Doula Services:

Lavender and Play: Sonja Martin


Postpartum Doula Care:

Lavender and Play

Andrea Paul Birth Services


Sonja Martin (L & P)Yoga, Mom and Baby Yoga, Pelvic Floor

The Willow Studio:

Massage & Body Care:

Dr. Sarah Wild

Chiropractor, Certified Acupuncture Provider

Thrive Health

Dr. Ange Wellman - The Wellman Clinic

Nicole Settimi 

Manual Osteopathy and RMT

One Body Wellness


Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy:

Holistic Health Physiotherapy: www.holistic health

Pulse Physio:

Trent Health in Motion:

The Willow Studio:

Parent/Infant Programs:

Peterborough Family Resource Centre-

Lavender and Play / 705874 3517


Infant Sleep:

Lavender & Play - Gentle sleep education and coaching

Hill Family Sleep Solutions


Books & Websites: - This site is great for a variety of information

Dr. Sears: The Baby book,The Baby Sleep Book

Ann Douglas parenting books - Pregnancy, Baby, Toddler

The Fourth Trimester- Kimberly Ann Johnson

The First Forty Days: The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother -Heng Ou, Amely Greeven, Marisa Belger 

Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts: A Healing Guide to the Secret Fears of New Mothers by Karen Kleiman

Pregnancy Care:

Peterborough Regional Health Centre:

Labour and Delivery: 705-743-2121, ext 5059

Kawartha Community Midwives:

705-745-7640 /