Community Resources

Local Prenatal Classes

Fort McMurray Doula Association Prenatal Series
Date and Time: 2nd Tuesday of the Month at 7:30 pm.
Location: The Hub – Downtown location
Cost: Free, drop in only

Alberta Health Services Prenatal Classes
Date and Time: Contact a nurse for the schedule for their weekend courses
Location: Public Health Building (113 Thickwood Blvd)
Cost: $65

The Hub Prenatal Class Series
Date and Time: April 24-May 29, 7-8:30 pm
Location: The Hub – downtown location
Cost: Free, registration required

Local Breastfeeding Support

Fort McMurray Baby Cafe
Free drop-in breastfeeding support groups for new moms and moms-to-be. Support person is welcome too!
Facebook Support group 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/298630036921413/
Local drop-in group 

https://www.facebook.com/fortmcmurraybabycafe/

 

Wednesdays (Downtown)

Mother to mother support group with a public health nurse present.
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Wood Buffalo Regional Library (1 C.A. Knight Way)

Thursdays (Timberlea)

Mother to mother support group with a public health nurse present.
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: The Hub  (#6-118 Millenium Drive)

Breastfeeding Clinic
Supports breastfeeding mothers and mothers with breastfeeding issues.
Date & Time: Call to make an appointment at 780.791.6247
Location: Public Health Building (113 Thickwood Blvd)
Cost: Free service

The Mama Coach - Kate Farkouh

The Mama Coach organization are Registered Nurses who are trained to help in all things prenatal and postpartum!

If you are looking for support with prenatal classes, sleep coaching or breastfeeding, Kate is available by appointment.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/themamacoach.katefarkouh

Email: katefarkouh@themamacoach.ca

Website: www.themamacoach.ca/kate-farkouh

Chelsea Cleary, Willow & Sage Maternity Co

If you are concerned about a lip or tongue tie or are having more serious breastfeeding issues one of our local Board Certified Lactation consultants is available by appointment.

Website: www.willowandsagematernity.ca

Phone: 1.403.619.1051

Pinnacle Chiropractic
Baby can get adjusted if there are feeding issues due to being out of alignment or if a tip/tongue tie are present
Location: 355 Loutit Road Unit 117
Phone: 780.750.8548

Fort McMurray Orthodontics
If you are concerned about a lip or tongue tie, Dr. Koh can do a revision after it is

assessed by the Breastfeeding Clinic or by a Lactation Consultant.
Location: 9914 Morrison St.
Phone: 780.791.9663

Greystone Dental
If you are concerned about a lip or tongue tie, Dr. Brown can do a revision after it is

assessed by the Breastfeeding Clinic or by a Lactation Consultant.
Location: 9714 Main St.
Phone: 780.743.5958

Eagle Ridge Dental
If you are concerned about a lip or tongue tie, Dr. Sinclair can do a revision after it is

assessed by the Breastfeeding Clinic or by a Lactation Consultant.
Location: #157 395 Loutit Road
Phone: 780.791.2008

River City Dental Clinic
If you are concerned about a lip or tongue tie, Dr. Navi Bharj can do a revision after it is

assessed by the Breastfeeding Clinic or by a Lactation Consultant.
Location: 611-8600 Franklin Ave (River City Center Mall)
Phone: 780.791.9797

Baby/Toddler Activities

Wood Buffalo Regional Library
Various baby, toddler and kid programs throughout the week.
Location: MacDonald Island
Check the website for dates and times: http://www.fmpl.ca/

Good Beginnings
Drop in group lead by a registered nurse on various infant and parenting topics
Location: Wood Buffalo Regional Library 1 C.A. Knight Way T9H 5C5
Cost: Free
Phone: 780.714.5616

The Hub Family Resource Center  
The HUB offers a daily drop-in program M-F as well as a great variety of child development and parenting programs.
Location: Timberlea (#6-118 Millenium Drive)
Website: www.thehubfrc.ca

The Children’s Center
Prenatal drop in, Parent and tot drop in, and post natal food for two program
Location: 254 Gregoire Drive
Phone: 780.743.3309

YMCA
Various children’s drop in and registered programs
Location: Wood Buffalo (221 Tundra Dr) and Eagle Ridge (2-301 Sparrowhawk Dr)
Phone: 780.790.9622 and 587.537.5000

Mops (Mothers of Preschoolers)
Date: Tuesday at 10am (during school)
Location: Family Christian Center (160 Dickins Drive)
Phone: 780.791.3366
Cost: Free