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Bump, Baby & Toddler Guide - 2018

Whether it’s your first or a new addition, we have everything you need - from bump to baby to toddler and your growing family.

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This listing is provided for your reference only. Please research carefully and choose the company that meets your family’s needs best. CCM

ASSOCIATIONS, EDUCATION, SUPPORT & SERVICES

ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES - HEALTHY PARENTS, HEALTHY CHILDREN

Email: HPHC@ahs.ca

Website: http://healthyparentshealthychildren.ca

Alberta Health Services Healthy Parents, Healthy Children is a practical guide to pregnancy and parenting for children up to 6 years of age. It is available electronically at healthyparentshealthychildren.ca or in print copy from your community/public health centre.

ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES PERINATAL EDUCATION - BIRTH & BABIES

Phone: 403-955-1450

Website: http://birthandbabies.com

Join our classes! Alberta Health Services Professional Parenting Educators provide reliable, current parenting, and early childhood education.

BRAIN GYM®

Phone: 403-931-1527

Email: dana.luebke@sunergos.com

Website: http://languageofmovement.ca

Dana Luebke is a Licensed Brain Gym® Instructor/Consultant with further training in Movement Exploration, Rhythmic Movement Training and Reflex Repatterning, with special emphasis in developmental movement. He has taught in preschools for the past 18 years and offers Brain Gym®, movement and dance workshops for parents, educators, and children. He also offers private sessions for anyone who wishes to be more effective at learning and living.

CALGARY BIRTH ESSENTIALS

Phone: 403-803-7467

Email: info@calgarybirthessentials.com

Website: http://calgarybirthessentials.com

Calgary Birth Essentials is the premier spot to fill all your needs, from bump to baby. With over 800 families supported, we proudly offer some of Calgary’s most experienced educators and doulas to provide you with small group prenatal classes, private in-home prenatal education, birth doula support, postpartum support, and breastfeeding education. Continuity of care customized to your specific needs.

CALGARY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Phone: 403-260-2600

Website: http://calgarylibrary.ca

Did you know that Calgary Public Library cards are free? Your Library card provides access to free programs, books, movies, music, eBooks, and online magazines and newspapers for the entire family. The Library also offers free online homework help with Brainfuse - any subject, any grade. Try Beanstack! Receive a personalized, librarian-endorsed weekly book recommendation by email matched to your family’s ages and interests.

FIRST STEP NUTRITION

Phone: 403-608-3240

Email: jen@firststepnutrition.com

Website: http://firststepnutrition.com

Nourish your growing family with confidence! Nutrition services provided by a Registered Dietitian specializing in new moms, moms-to-be, babies, and children. Whether you want to prepare for pregnancy, learn about baby-led weaning, have a picky eater causing mealtime stress, or need help with meal planning, we can help!

FOOTHILLS CHILDREN’S WELLNESS NETWORK (THE)

Email: tammy.burke@ahs.ca

Website: http://foothillsnetwork.ca

The Foothills Children’s Wellness Network is a collaborative network of people, communities, and early childhood services in the Foothills region, all working together to promote the importance of early childhood development. Together we are coordinating and maximizing resources to support the growth and development of our children. A child’s early years are key to how their brains and bodies grow and by supporting our children now, we are building a better future for all.

G.R.I.T. (GETTING READY FOR INCLUSION TODAY) CALGARY SOCIETY

Address: 117, 4615 - 112 Avenue SE

Phone: 403-215-2444

Email: info@gritcalgarysociety.com

Website: http://gritcalgarysociety.com

The G.R.I.T. Calgary Society offers a highly individualized home, community, and school-based education/therapeutic program designed to meet the unique needs and aspirations of the child and family. Our education/therapy teams have extensive experience and educational backgrounds in special education and paediatric therapy. We are a nonprofit charitable organization, and have provided services to children with disabilities ages 2-and-a-half to 5-and-a-half in the Calgary area since 1995.

JUST 4 U FAMILY SERVICES INC.

Phone: 403-590-2122

Email: just4ufamilyservices@shaw.ca

Website: http://just4ufamilyservices.com

Corinne Brodeur, BSW; Kathy Neuwirth, ED Assistant. Just 4 U Family Services provides care for special needs/typical children, youth, and adults. We provide staff consistency and quality care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Services provided are: Hourly respite and overnights in both the family and staff home, community aide/outings, care for complex medical needs, work-related care, sibling care, and homemaking services.

LA LECHE LEAGUE CANADA - CALGARY

Phone: 403-242-0277

Website: http://lllc.ca

Many mothers want to breastfeed their babies, but some stop sooner than planned. Connecting with La Leche League (LLL) can make the difference to reaching your breastfeeding goals. LLLC Calgary offers mother-to-mother breastfeeding support and information by email, over the phone, or at monthly meetings. Check us out at lllc.ca/find-group-alberta or phone 403-242-0277 for more information or assistance; Facebook, facebook.com/lalecheleaguecanada; and Twitter, twitter.com/LLLCanada.

NANNY TAX CANADA

Phone: 1-877-NANNYTAX (1-877-626-6982)

Email: info@nannytax.ca

Website: https://nannytax.ca

Nanny Tax Frustration Relief. We offer a no-hassle payroll tax calculation and remittance service that caters to people with a nanny or elder-caregiver in Canada. We take the confusion out of payroll tax deductions, room and board, T4s, ROEs, and other paperwork. Pass your nanny payroll tax headaches on to us!

NEW MUMMY COMPANY (THE)

Phone: 1-844-237-4686

Email: admin@newmummycompany.ca

Website: http://newmummycompany.ca

The New Mummy Company specializes in providing professional support for new mothers and families throughout your pregnancy, at the time of your birth, and in those special months following the arrival of your baby! Our services are mainly home-based and include Night Nannies, Birth Doulas, Infant/Baby CPR, Sleep Training, Family Therapy, and Prenatal Yoga.

NORTHERNSTAR MOTHERS MILK BANK

Phone: 403-475-6455

Website: http://northernstarmilkbank.ca

Moms! If you are currently breastfeeding a baby under 1 year of age, you can help save the life of a premature or sick baby by donating your excess milk. Babies in the NICU may not have access to their own mom’s milk, leaving them vulnerable to infections. Your milk can help give them a healthier start and go home sooner. For more information, visit our website.

PUMPKIN’S DIAPER DELIVERY

Phone: 403-771-0270

Email: calgary@pumpkinsdiaperdelivery.net

Website: http://pumpkinsdiaperdelivery.net

Calgary’s premier cloth diaper delivery service - we take the mess out of cloth diapering! On a weekly basis, we simply exchange your dirty diapers for a batch of clean diapers. No need to worry about finding the time and energy to do extra laundry. Convenient, Affordable, and Environmentally-Friendly!

SUMMIT START

Phone: 403-273-0662

Email: hello@summitstart.ca

Website: http://summitstart.ca

Summit Start is the sister program of award-winning Summit Kids, but it might just be the most important. We serve children ages 12 months to 4-and-a-half years in our child care facility. With a variety of creative and innovative activities, a healthy menu, and the best group of professionals in the industry, Summit Start is your true peace of mind.

TFH SPECIAL NEEDS TOYS

Email: info@specialneedstoys.ca

Website: http://specialneedstoys.ca

Best Canadian resource for Therapeutic and Special Education products that support Sensory Processing Disorders.

CHILD CARE & EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

NANNIES ON CALL

Phone: 403-351-0180

Email: bookings@nanniesoncall.com

Website: http://nanniesoncall.com

This is so much more than the babysitter next door. This is extraordinary peace of mind! At Nannies on Call, we recruit only the most devoted Canadian Nannies, experienced child care professionals who take pride in nurturing and inspiring your little ones. Our On-Call Babysitting services and Full-Time, Part-Time, and Short-Term Nanny Placements are available in Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Victoria, and Vancouver. Get ready for peace of mind!

NEW MUMMY COMPANY (THE)

Phone: 1-844-237-4686

Email: admin@newmummycompany.ca

Website: http://newmummycompany.ca

(Please see our full listing under “Associations, Education, Support & Services.”)

POST NATAL HELPERS LTD.

Phone: 403-640-0844

Post Natal Helpers Ltd. provides part-time child care services for families with newborns, toddlers, preschoolers, and/or special needs children. While we are in the home, the parent has the option to stay to rest or to leave. Post Natal Helpers are available in the daytime as well as evenings and weekends.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

BOW HABITAT STATION

Email: bow.habitat@gov.ab.ca

Website: http://bowhabitat.alberta.ca

Join us on the first Wednesday of the month for What’s Up Wednesdays! Learn about Alberta’s wildlife and nature with your family through hands-on Investigation Stations throughout our Discovery Centre.

CALGARY ZOO

Address: 210 St. George’s Drive NE

Phone: 403-232-9300

Website: http://calgaryzoo.com

Calgary ZooNew discoveries daily for your preschoolers! Watch the magic and wonder in their eyes as they run beside an otter swimming by, come nose to beak with a penguin, and get up close to some of nature’s most amazing creatures during the free daily creature feature! We also host free story time every Thursday at 10:30am in the Karsten Discovery Center.

CITY OF CALGARY RECREATION (THE)

Website: http://calgary.ca/recreation

We recognize the importance of total wellness for you and your growing baby. That’s why we offer moms-to-be Prenatal programs such as fitness, yoga, and gentle aquatic.

FREE HOUSE DANCE PLUS LTD.

Phone: 403-282-0555

Email: info@freehousedance.com

Website: http://freehousedance.com

Free House DanceMom and Baby: Are you looking to restore muscle tone and strength post-delivery? Discover how Yoga and Movement can ease the strain that inhabits the neck, shoulders, and mid back that comes with the constant ritual of lifting and carrying Baby. Enjoy active snuggle time together with your little one in our peaceful studio. By drop-in or pre-registration. For schedule details, call 403-282-0555.

INFANT SWIMMING RESOURCE INSTRUCTION

Phone: 403-467-3125

Email: s.cebry@infantswim.com

Website: http://infantswim.com

Phone: 403-801-4883

Email: m.gilroy@infantswim.com

Infant Swim’s Resource (ISR) Instruction’s unique results are achieved through fully customized, safe and effective, one-on-one lessons with only your child and the Instructor in the water. What your child will learn, and the way they will learn it, is what makes ISR so different from traditional swimming lessons. Always putting safety first, ISR emphasizes competence, which leads to confidence, and provides the foundation for a lifetime of enjoyment in and around the water.

KYLE SHEWFELT GYMNASTICS

Phone: 587-349-2004

Email: info@ksgymnastics.com

Website: http://kyleshewfeltgymnastics.com

Voted Calgary’s Top Choice Gymnastics Centre in 2018! We’d love for you to join us for an awesome session of Preschool Gymnastics! Our facility is clean and bright, our staff are cheerful and engaged, and our programs are the gold standard. Your little one will love it. We specialize in non-competitive, foundational gymnastics classes for ages 6 and under. Classes fill up quickly, so please book online or in person today! *High Five!

TRICO CENTRE FOR FAMILY WELLNESS

Phone: 403-278-7542

Website: http://tricocentre.ca

Trico Centre for Family Wellness wants your family to be active! Children’s programs like skating, swimming, sports, dance, gymnastics, art, and martial arts are designed to teach children fundamental movement skills, confidence, and a love of being active. Huge, clean fitness centre.

YW CALGARY PARENT LINK CENTRE

Phone: 403-262-0497

Email: parentlink@ywcalgary.ca

Website: http://ywcalgary.ca

YW Parent Link Centre offers free early childhood development programs for families with young children. Programs are free, fun, inclusive, and easy to access. We offer programs specifically for new and expecting parents such as Infant Massage, Baby Babble, Toddler Treasures, and more. Learn more or drop in today!

ECO-ELEGANT PRODUCTS & SERVICES

ASPENCLEAN

Email: calgary@aspenclean.com

Website: http://aspenclean.com/calgary-house-cleaning-maid-services

Aspenclean features a line of Ecocert products with organic essential oils which are available for purchase in stores and at aspencleanproducts.com.

PUMPKIN’S DIAPER DELIVERY

Phone: 403-771-0270

Email: calgary@pumpkinsdiaperdelivery.net

Website: http://pumpkinsdiaperdelivery.net

(Please see our full listing under “Associations, Education, Support & Services.”)

FAMILY DAY OUT

BUTTERFIELD ACRES CHILDREN’S FARM

Address: 254077 Rocky Ridge Road NW

Phone: 403-239-0638

Email: farmfun@butterfieldacres.com

Website: http://butterfieldacres.com

Butterfield AcresFamily Fun, Fresh Air, Farm Animals... our little family farm welcomes visitors April through September. Fantastic Day Camps for 3 to 14 year olds, Birthday Parties, Easter and Pumpkin Hunts. Birthday Pony and Mini Farm can come out to your home! Our Farm Corral Petting Zoo is available for corporate and community functions.

CALGARY BABY & TOT SHOW (THE)

Phone: 403-242-0859

Email: babyshows@canwestproductions.com

Website: http://calgarybabyshow.com

A fun and interactive event specifically designed to put everything families need all under one roof. We have local and national exhibitors showcasing the latest in apparel, toys, and products to assist parents and caregivers every step of the way. Interactive workshops and seminars from today’s leading authorities will provide you with valuable insights on raising a family with babies to school-age children and everything in between. Plus, there is parented play areas, arts and crafts, and non-stop entertainment for the whole family!

CALGARY INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL

Email: boxoffice@calgarykidsfest.ca

Website: http://calgarykidsfest.ca

From its humble beginnings in 1987, the Calgary International Children’s Festival has grown to become one of the most prominent arts festivals of its kind in Canada and the largest presenter of performing arts for young people in Calgary.

CALGARY PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Phone: 403-571-0849

Email: info@calgaryphil.com

Website: http://calgaryphil.com

Share the magic of live music with your children! Experience the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra’s family programs. Try the creative and fun Symphony Sundays for Kids, matinee performances suitable for ages 4 to 12, where kids can meet musicians and try instruments. Or embark on an adventure with a difference at exciting family concerts - from thrilling cartoon music specials to film spectaculars - your Calgary Philharmonic is for everyone!

GRANARY ROAD

Phone: 403-453-7623

Website: http://granaryroad.com

Granary Road is a rich life experience for everyone. Mom, Dad, and Grandparents can sip coffee from the Bakery while musing over fresh organic produce in the public Market or nibble on something delicious from the Bistro while the kids explore the adventures of an Active Learning Park the likes of which Alberta, and maybe North America, has never seen before.

HERITAGE PARK HISTORICAL VILLAGE

Phone: 403-268-8500

Website: http://heritagepark.ca

Day Out With Thomas provides an opportunity for kids to take a ride with their favorite tank engine, meet the railway controller, Sir Topham Hatt, have fun in the Imagination Station, enjoy face painting, musical entertainment, and much more! Get ready for The Big Adventures Tour at Heritage Park Historical Village in Calgary! For more information, visit the website.

KAYBEN FARMS

Address: 316034, 32 Street East, Okotoks, AB

Phone: 403-995-5509

Email: stephanie@kayben.com

Website: http://kayben.com

Creating delightful experiences and lasting memories, Kayben Farms welcomes you to their 12+ acre Sunshine Adventure Park where your family will discover, learn, and have fun!

LOOSE MOOSE THEATRE COMPANY

Phone: 403-265-5682

Email: mail@loosemoose.com

Website: http://loosemoose.com

STORYBOOK THEATRE

Phone: 403-216-0808

Email: tickets@storybooktheatre.org

Website: http://storybooktheatre.org

HOMES & COMMUNITY DEVELOPERS

BROOKFIELD RESIDENTIAL

Phone: 403-231-8900

Website: http://livebrookfield.ca

Brookfield Residential believes every day is the perfect day to come together, create meaningful connections, and enjoy even the simplest moments in life. That’s why for over 60 years, we’ve been crafting homes and communities that make you feel like you’ve found the place you truly belong. And when you finally find the best place to call home, you’ll want to celebrate it every day.

CRESTMONT WEST

Website: http://crestmont.ca

Located just off Highway 1, on the west side of Calgary, Crestmont West offers a secluded community setting just minutes away from the busy city. With close proximity to the mountains, Crestmont West provides a perfect balance of work, play, and unspoiled natural green space. 

EVANSTON

Website: http://evanstoncommunity.com

As one of the biggest and most established communities in Northwest Calgary, Evanston has two new schools within the community, more green space, and an environment created for growing families to flourish.

LEGACY

Email: info@wcdev.ca

Website: http://legacylife.ca

Expertly planned and beautifully built, Legacy offers timeless living for any stage of life. Complete with an extensive selection of homes from Calgary’s top builders, including nearby amenities such as a future shopping district, fully rubberized playgrounds, and schools for every age, Legacy is an all-inclusive community built for a lifetime of memories.

REDSTONE

Website: http://redstone.qualicocommunitiescalgary.com

Truly diverse communities are what make vibrant cities. This belief is at the core of Redstone. More than 2.3 kilometres of pathways weave throughout the community, connecting people with the outdoors. The Participark, basketball net, playground equipment, and many green spaces throughout encourage an active lifestyle. Easy access to Costco, CrossIron Mills, and other nearby retail make getting what you need, when you need it, easy! Redstone has two future school sites, and a future commercial development. With the future plans to expand the LRT, Redstone will have everything you need in a northeast Calgary location.

TRICO HOMES

Phone: 403-287-9300

Email: info@tricohomes.com

Website: http://tricohomes.com

Homes that fit… you! We want you to love your home, every time you walk through the door. Our highly-trained sales team will help guide you in finding a home that suits your individual needs, from finding the right location for your dream to become reality, to assisting with selecting the model that suits you, to choosing the details that will make it your own. We are not just building homes; we are building comfort.

MEALTIME SOLUTIONS

COMMUNITY NATURAL FOODS

Address: Three Locations in Calgary: Crowfoot, Downtown, Chinook Market

Phone: 403-930-6363

Website: http://communitynaturalfoods.com

Celebrating over 40 years of wellness - Community Natural Foods is Calgary’s favorite health food store and continues to bring Calgarians quality, healthy, natural, and organic products through its 3 full format grocery market locations. Canadians at large can reap the same benefits by buying trusted, quality products through its online store.

ITALIAN CENTRE SHOP

Website: http://italiancentre.ca

We believe in families. Big ones. Loud ones. For Italians, delicious, bountiful meals are a way of life and the dining table is where we bond. It’s where families come together, friends are found, memories are made, and business is done. Come, step into Italy. Grocery. Deli. Bakery. Café.

REAL CANADIAN SUPERSTORE

Website: http://realcanadiansuperstore.ca

Discover our great quality and variety of fresh foods, fashionable products for your home, and a complete pharmacy to serve all of your family needs. Find everything your baby needs through all life stages: Diapers, wipes, feeding, toys, and more. You will love our selection of President’s Choice Organic foods and stylish Joe Fresh clothing line. We bring you great prices on your favorite products and services, all together under one roof!

MEDICAL, DENTAL & VISION CARE

ALBERTA BLUE CROSS

Phone: 1-800-394-1965

Website: http://ab.bluecross.ca

Do you need health and dental coverage? Thousands of Albertans enjoy the affordable protection of Alberta Blue Cross individual health plans. If you’re without employer-sponsored group benefits, we have a plan to fit your family’s needs - and your budget. Get coverage for prescription drugs, dental, vision, ambulance, and more. Call us today or visit our website for your free information package.

DENTAL CARE FOR CHILDREN

Address: Southport Clinic: 314, 10601 Southport Road SW

Phone: 403-278-8000

Email: info-southport@dentalcareforchildren.ca

Website: http://dentalcareforchildren.ca

Address: Sunridge Clinic: 102, 3393 - 26 Avenue NE

Phone: 403-457-3311

Email: info-sunridge@dentalcareforchildren.ca

Dental CareDental Care for Children is a Paediatric dental office that has specialized in caring for infants, children, and special needs patients for over 40 years. Dr. Farida Saher, Dr. Carmen Cymbalisty, and Dr. Leonard Smith, along with our friendly and knowledgeable staff, aim to provide our patients and their parents with the ultimate dental experience (even in a latex-free environment!). We also offer treatment under general anesthesia, when necessary. The recommended age for a child’s first dental visit is before their first birthday. Our goal is to educate all caregivers so your children never have dental decay!

GROUP CALGARY ORTHODONTICS

Address: Market Mall Professional Building (Dr. Claude Boutin; Dr. Greg Barnett; Dr. Lorne Kamelchuk)

Phone: 403-284-5202

Website: http://groupcalgaryortho.com

Address: Mission Centre Building (Dr. John Huynh)

Phone: 403-228-5006

Our two locations offer diagnostic imaging and techniques that promote personalized treatments. We specialize in Speed, Damon, *Incognito braces, as well as Invisalign. Our commitment is to earn your trust, with the goal of giving our patients a beautiful smile to show off! We take pride in the relationships we build and the results we provide. We look forward to meeting you! *Available at our Mission office.

INTRAMED MEDICAL CENTRE

Address: 3223, 17 Avenue SW

Website: http://intramed.ca

Infant circumcision and no-scalpel vasectomies.

PEDIATRIC HEADSHAPE CLINIC (THE)

Phone: 1-844-944-3237

Email: info@synergyortho.ca

Website: http://pediatricheadshape.com

Education and connecting young families for the prevention and treatment of baby headshape asymmetry. The Pediatric HeadShape Clinic provides the highest quality, collaborative care by experienced practitioners. Our 360 approach includes education and prevention, screening and monitoring, and treatment and bands. For your free consultation, call us today!

SMALL TO TALL PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

Phone: 403-474-5600

Email: info@smalltotall.ca

Website: http://smalltotall.ca

Quality dental care in a warm, safe, and welcoming environment! Our goal is to make children, and their parents, feel comfortable at the dentist. Our child-centered team is devoted to delivering the best quality care for infants, children, adolescents, and those with special health care needs. We work hard to promote the establishment of trust and confidence in your child that will last a lifetime.

RETAIL - MATERNITY, NEWBORN, BABY & CHILDREN’S

BEANERS FUN CUTS FOR KIDS

Website: http://beanersfuncuts.com

At Beaners Fun Cuts, our experienced stylists give the whole family great hair in a fun-filled atmosphere. Maybe it’s the themed chairs, movie screens, video games, or the ball pit, but we love kids, and they love us. We also offer clipper art, ear piercing, up-dos, braiding, baby’s first haircut, and professional hair care products. Book online at one of our four Calgary locations. Experience our haircuts!

WEE FEED

Phone: 403-246-7008

Email: info@weefeed.com

Website: http://weefeed.com

Wee Feed specializes in breast pump sales and rentals (Medela and Ameda) with free delivery in Calgary on all orders over $50. Other items include Medela BabyWeigh scale rentals, The Baby Buddy nursing pillow, breast pump spare parts, and other breastfeeding accessories. Our goal is to help moms feed their babies and toddlers in the most healthy, comfortable, and convenient ways possible! To check out our Facebook page, visit facebook.com/weefeed.

WELCOME WAGON

Phone: 1-844-299-2466

Website: http://welcomewagon.ca

Founded in 1930, Welcome Wagon is a Canadian-owned, free greeting service for families experiencing a lifestyle change. We greet people who are undergoing lifestyle changes with a friendly visit including moving to a new neighborhood, planning a wedding, expecting a baby, a new executive, manager or professional, or 50 plus.

RETAIL - SECOND-HAND & CONSIGNMENT

BABY & ME

Address: 207, 4625 Varsity Drive NW

Website: http://babyandmematernity.com

Baby & Me is a maternity and nursing boutique in northwest Calgary.

ONCE UPON A CHILD

Address: 204, 4625 Varsity Drive NW

Phone: 403-543-1068

Email: info@onceuponachildvarsity.com

Website: http://onceuponachildvarsity.com

Calgary’s hot spot for great deals on new and gently-used kids stuff! We carry children’s clothing Newborn to Size 16, baby equipment, and a wide array of children’s books, toys, and DVDs! We also make selling your gently-used kids stuff a breeze - there is no appointment necessary, and we pay you the same day!

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