Community Midwives of Kingston

Midwifery Care in Ontario:

College of Midwives of Ontario Standards for Consult and Transfer of Care

Ontario Midwives Brochure.  (French)  (Arabic)  (Chinese) (Spanish)
What is a midwife? (French)  (Arabic) (Chinese) (Spanish)
The Midwifery Model of care (French)  (Arabic) (Chinese) (Spanish)

Your Health and Privacy in Our Office (OBA)

Prenatal Information - the first trimester:

How to survive morning sickness (Motherisk)
Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy (SOGC)
Miscarriage (ACNM)

Zika Virus (SOGC)

Zika & Fertility (Queen's Obs&Gyn Dept)

Be safe.  Have an alcohol free pregnancy. (Best Start)

Smoking and Pregnancy (KFL&A)
Pregnets (Prevention of Gestational & Neonatal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke)

Tobacco Info Line KFLA 613 549-1232 x 1333

Genetic Screening Options in Ontario
Prenatal Genetics KGH
Prenatal Screening Ontario
Panorama Non-Invasive Prenatal Test (NIPT)
NIPT fact sheet (Genetics Education Canada)

Lab Tests Online (explains common lab tests)
HIV Testing in Pregnancy (CPS) 
Cervical Screening Guidelines for Ontario
When you need WinRho
For Rh negative women

Calculate your due date.
Mother Risk - Information of Drug and Chemical exposure in Pregnancy
Pregnancy Pocket Guide to the safety of medication and products during pregnancy (UdeM)

Pregnancy Classes & Resources Public Health (KFL&A)


KFLA Public Health Parenting Resources

Pregnancy and Dental Health (BC Health Link)

Dental Care in Pregnancy & Postpartum

Anxiety BC: resources for Pregnancy and Postpartum

Coping with Anxiety in Pregnancy and Postpartum: A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Self-Management Guide

Coping with Depression in Pregnancy and Postpartum: A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Self-Management Guide

Perinatal Depression Fact Sheet

Exercise & Weight Gain in Pregnancy:

Exercise in pregnancy with video (NHS) 
Indoor Walking Schedule (KFL&A)
Weight Gain in Pregnancy (Health Canada)
Gestational Weight Gain Charts (Perinatal Services BC)
Mothers in Motion

Back Pain in Pregnancy

Nutrition in Pregnancy:

Vitamins and supplements (NHS)
Healthy Eating for a Healthy Baby (Beststart)
Health Canada DRIs for Vit D and Calcium
Eat Right Ontario- email or call a Dietician
Canada's Food Guide
Folate in Pregnancy (Health Canada)
Food for you Food for two, Amherstview & Napanee 
The Good Food Box, and Community Food Programs (KFL&A)
Vegetarian and Vegan mums-to-be NHS
Foods to Avoid in Pregnancy ( 
Food Safety in Pregnancy (Health Canada)

Herbal Safety and Use in Pregnancy

Sensible guide to a healthy pregnancy (public health agency of Canada)

Prenatal Classes and Community Programs:

Childbirth Kingston Prenatal Classes
Birthing From Within Prenatal Classes
Hypnobirthing Kingston-Penny Robinson

KFLA Public Health- Prenatal Classes
KFL&A Online Prenatal Classes
Baby is Coming Prenatal Class (BBKC)
Special Delivery Club (Teens - BBKC)

Better Beginnings for Kingston Children

Prenatal Information - the second trimester:

Preterm labour. (KFL&A)

Ultrasound in Pregnancy (SOGC)
Fetal Ultrasound for Keepsake Videos (Health Canada)

Choice of Birthplace (AOM)(French)  (Arabic) (Chinese) (Spanish)

Think about VBAC: Deciding what is right for me. (AOM)  (French)  (Arabic) (Chinese) (Spanish)

What are hypertensive disorders of pregnancy? (preeclampsia) (AOM)
 (French) (Spanish)
Screening for Gestational Diabetes (AOM)
Gestational Diabetes (Canadian Diabetes Association)

To book a tour of KGH labour and delivery please call Jane Cook at 613-549-6666 x 7676 Mon-Fri 7am-3pm

Prenatal Information - the third trimester:

Group B Strep: What do I need to know? (AOM) (French) (Arabic) (Chinese) (Spanish)
Screening for Group B Strep (GBS) in pregnancy. (SOGC) (French)
Prevention of Group B Strep in Newborns (Canadian Task Force on Preventative Health Care) 2001

When Your Pregnancy Goes Past your Due Date.  (AOM) (French)
Induction of Labour with video (NHS)

Perineal massage

Spinning Babies: Optimal Fetal Positioning
Optimal Fetal Positioning
he Miles Circuit

Doula Care:  

The evidence supporting having a doula

Kingston Doula Collective

Kingston Doulas (facebook page)

D.O.N.A. International

Doula Training Canada

Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes:
KFL&A Prenatal breastfeeding class
Childbirth Kingston Prenatal & Breastfeeding Classes
Ten Great Reasons to Breastfeed your Baby

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Rights: Information and Video (Human Rights Commission)


It is a good idea to read up on breastfeeding information before baby comes.  Visit our Baby & Postpartum section for lots of great info!


A special thank-you to Lindsay Foster ( for permission to use her photos and to our clients for permission to share such beautiful moments in this space.