Here We Grow
Weekly meetups, workshops, and more!
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
Important for anyone who is pregnant and/or who has given birth!
Car Seat Help
Vancouver Island Car Seat Techs
Tech's Favourite Seats
Stages & Ages for Seats
Find a Tech Services
Friday Sales Updates
Ask Questions to Techs
Animated Baby Breastfeeding
Breastmilk Storage Tips & Guidelines
Choosing A Formula
Hilary Busing RM, IBCLC
Katie McNiven RM, IBCLC
Helpful Apps & Sites
The Wonder Weeks
"Personalized weekly calendar of your baby's mental development that will keep you informed about the leaps and bounds and the fussy phases of your baby."
*Not entirely evidence-based but can be very helpful and reassuring.
A great app to visualize your breathing to help during labor as well as with anxiety and sleep troubles.
Organize meals for yourself or a friend.
Get friends to sign up at your baby shower.
Hospital Birth - Unmedicated
Strong partner support and squatting pushing position.
Hospital Birth - Induction
Variety of positions and strong partner support.
Hospital Birth - Cesarean *Briefly Graphic*
Great video showing what to expect for a Cesearean birth in Canada.
Hospital Birth - Pushing & Crowning *Graphic*
Counter-pressure against perineum to ease baby out.
Examples of Different Positions for Labor
Unmedicated and epidural positions.
Examples of Different Positions for Pushing
Early and active labor positions.
Postpartum Expectations Quiz
A great way to start discussions with your partner.
Weekly breakdown of the first 10 weeks.
Monthly Infant Milestones
Infant & Child Milestones
2 months to 5 years old.
When things get rough.
Mix 1 part aloe vera gel with 1 part alcohol-free witch hazel.
Spread/pour approx. 3-5 tbsp. onto 5-10 opened pads.
Cover with plastic wrap and freeze flat to use as needed.
Queer Parenting Resources
Pregnancy Loss & Abortion Support Doula
Birth Doula Services
Postpartum Doula Services
Serving families in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia on the stolen and occupied lands of the Hul'q'umi'num speaking people.
Unit F - 4705, Trans-Canada Hwy, Duncan
We are now located in WhippleTree Junction's courtyard in the teal corner unit.
Looking for a way to connect in person with other new and expecting families in the Cowichan Valley?
Here We Grow is a FREE weekly drop-in group that adheres to all social distancing protocols while benefitting from the support that in-person connection provides.
Founded in January 2020 by Kaya Edwards of Cowichan Doula, Meg Fulton of Rosewater Reproductive Wellness, and Samara Ferguson of WyldFern Doula who all have a passion for supporting families throughout their parenting journey. Weekly drop-in groups are hosted by Kaya and Samara at locations around the Cowichan Valley - for a full schedule and to learn more CLICK HERE.