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

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

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

Maddie Amyotte Lactation Support Services

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

Phone: 780.902.3549

Pinnacle Chiropractic
Baby can get adjusted if there are feeding issues due to being out of alignment
Location: 355 Loutit Road Unit 117
Phone: 780.750.8548

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 the 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 the Lactation Consultant.
Location: #157 395 Loutit Road
Phone: 780.791.2008

Baby/Toddler Activities

Wood Buffalo Regional Library
Various baby, toddler and kid programs throughout the week.
Location: MacDonald Island Park 1 C.A. Knight Way Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5C5
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
For more information call 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: Downtown (10020 Franklin Ave) and Timberlea (#6-118 Millenium Drive)
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