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Bump, Baby & Toddler Guide - 2019

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ASSOCIATIONS, EDUCATION, SUPPORT & SERVICES

ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES - HEALTHY PARENTS, HEALTHY CHILDREN

Alberta Health Services Healthy Parents, Healthy Children is a practical guide to pregnancy and parenting for children up to 6 years of age. Visit our mobile-friendly website, healthyparentshealthychildren.ca, or pick up your free copies of the Healthy Parents, Healthy Children books from your community or 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.

CALGARY BIRTH ESSENTIALS

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.

FOOTHILLS CHILDREN’S WELLNESS NETWORK (THE)

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.

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 2.5 to 5.5 in the Calgary area since 1995.

JUST 4 U FAMILY SERVICES INC.

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.

LIGHTHOUSE PSYCHOLOGY SERVICES

Phone: 403-286-5411
Website: http://lighthousecalgary.ca

We are a family-centered psychology practice for children and youth ages 3 to 18. We offer child therapy for Anxiety, Depression, OCD, and other concerns. We provide psychological and educational assessments for ADHD, Learning Disability, Giftedness, Autism, Intellectual Disability, Sensory Impairments. Our written reports are reader-friendly with practical recommendations for home and school. We can provide documentation to support school enrollment, exam accommodations, individual program plans, and government programs.

NANNY TAX CANADA

Phone: 1-877-NANNYTAX (1-877-626-6982)
Email: info@nannytax.ca
Website: http://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!

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.

TFH SPECIAL NEEDS TOYS

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

CHILD CARE & EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

CITY OF CALGARY PLAYSCHOOL PROGRAMS (THE)

Address: Southland Leisure Centre: 2000 Southland Drive SW
Phone: 403-648-6555
Website: http://calgary.ca/playschool
Address: Village Square Leisure Centre: 2623, 56 Street NW
Phone: 403-366-3900

City of CalgaryPreschoolers love to be active - they run, jump, sing, leap, and climb at every opportunity. Active learning develops active children who learn to make physical activity part of their lives. Registration for our 2019/2020 school-year, seasonal, and drop-in playschool programs is now open. Our programs are designed for children 2 to 4 years old and run from September to June for the school-year program. Seasonal and drop-in programs are ongoing. Children will learn through play, crafts, stories, and educational themes using a variety of resources and amenities with the guidance of our experienced instructors. Visit us online to learn more or to register.

EARLY DISCOVERIES NURSERY SCHOOL

Address: Four Locations: Parkdale, Hawkwood, Kincora, and Thorncliffe
Phone: 403-239-2444; 403-239-3444
Email: edns@shaw.ca
Website: http://earlydiscoveries.ca

Over 35 years in early childhood education! We believe a firm foundation will help your child succeed in their future educational pursuits. Emphasis is placed on intellectual, gross motor skill and fine motor skill development, and social and emotional growth. 1- and 2-year-old parented programs enhance early learning development and strengthen family and community relationships. 2.5-year-old unparented program with small classes provide a solid stepping stone to our 3-, 4-, and 5-(Kindergarten) year-old programs.

KIDS AVENUE

Phone: 587-968-8358
Email: info@kidsavenuecanada.com
Website: http://kidsavenuecanada.com

New child care in downtown with child-focused learning through play. Accepting children 12 months to 5 years old. At Kids Avenue Early Learning Centre, we believe that the first 5 years of a child’s life are a time of amazing learning and growth. The role of our centre is to work alongside families - taking the time to learn what makes your child special, understanding your child’s cultural background, and listening to what you want from the early education and care experience.

KIDS U

Phone: 1-855-805-4378
Email: info@kidsu.ca
Website: http://kidsu.ca

KidsU is an accredited daycare and preschool that can accept infants and children up to Kindergarten-age. We offer parents a safe, clean, caring environment with a strong educational  program that also encourages the wonderment of play, physical movement, and social interaction. Our educational approach integrates right brain, left brain, and movement learning into a program designed to build strong, healthy, whole-brain children.

MONTESSORI CHILDREN’S CENTRES

Phone: 403-255-8664
Email: info@montessoricentres.ca
Website: http://montessoricentres.ca

A child-led educational program that nurtures each child to their fullest potential. Pre-School, Kindergarten, DayCare, After-School Care. There are seven Calgary locations.

CLASSES & PROGRAMS

BOW HABITAT STATION

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 PRENATAL AND BABY CLASSES (THE)

Phone: 403-268-3800
Website: http://calgary.ca/recreation

City of CalgaryWe 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 aquasize. After the baby is born, join one of our Parent & Baby Fit Together programs. Learn fun and safe exercises you can do with your baby. Our staff are professionally-trained and there to help, when you need it. Visit us online or pick up our Recreation Program Guide to find activities that will keep you active pre- and post-pregnancy.

FLIP FACTORY

Phone: 403-265-2656
Email: info@flip-factory.com
Website: http://flip-factory.com

Tot Spot & Baby Spot encourage psycho-social development and physical literacy in young children, creating a safe, welcoming space that encourages movement and exploration. Tot Spot is filled with soft gymnastics equipment, climbing structures, and a bouncy castle to keep toddlers and preschoolers engaged and active. Baby Spot features soft mats and sensory toys designed specifically for crawlers. Structured Parent & Tot classes will help build a solid foundation of gymnastics skills and physical literacy.

LYCÉE LOUIS PASTEUR

Phone: 403-243-5420, Ext. 123
Email: admissions@lycee.ca
Website: http://lycee.ca

Established in 1966, Lycée Louis Pasteur is Calgary’s premier French school. Our full-day preschool program allows your child to learn French, socialize, and acquire the basics of reading, writing, and numeracy. Maximum preschool class size: 16 students. Certified teacher and assistant are in each class. Teachers are certified by the French Ministry of Education. No prior French needed. Before- and after-school care available. Break week and summer child care available.

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.

VANJA KRAGULKIDS ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOPS

Our Kids Illustration Workshops introduce children to the basics of illustration and design in a variety of fun, mixed media projects. We believe that children already have what it takes to create beautiful illustrations because of their vast imagination and we want to celebrate that! Workshops are offered for children ages 3 to 14 at various locations throughout the city. We also create fully customizable birthday workshops. Please visit our website at vanjakragulj.com/workshops for more details.

VECOVA RECREATION CENTRE

Phone: 403-284-2231
Email: recinfo@vecova.ca
Website: http://vecovarecreation.ca

The Recreation Centre at Vecova is the perfect place for your family to be active in an inclusive wellness setting. Parents can bond with their babies in our land and water Parent and Baby fitness classes. We also offer children’s programs, including swimming and pre-school. Celebrate your child’s next birthday here with party themes that your kids will love. There’s lots to do for families of all abilities at Vecova!

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

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

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

Butterfeild 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 AND TOT SHOW (THE)

Phone: 403-249-1270
Email: calgarybabyandtot@gmail.com
Website: http://calgarybabyshow.com

A fun, interactive, two-day event held twice yearly, Spring and Fall. This tradeshow is designed to offer everything one needs from pre-baby, baby, toddler to school-age children. Local and National businesses exhibit showcasing the latest products assisting parents and caregivers every step of the way. Educational seminars from leading authorities provide valuable parenting tips and there are parented Play Zones, Arts and Crafts Zones, and non-stop Family Entertainment!

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 RoadGranary Road is a rich life experience for everyone. Mom, Dad, and Grandparents can sip coffee from the Saltbox while musing over the unique offerings in the public Market or nibble on something delicious from the wide variety of Food vendors 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

Nature play all day! Kayben’s Sunshine Adventure Park with 10+ acres of family fun and adventure is just 10 minutes south of Calgary. Learn, discover, play!

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

BELMONT

South Calgary’s newest community by Anthem United. Introducing a new master-planned community where roots take hold and dreams come true. With home styles designed for all of life’s milestones - street towns, laned homes, and front-drive garage homes - Belmont is a community that can support your family’s aspirations. With access to every activity and amenity imaginable, from hiking trails to shopping areas, golf courses, and Kindergarten to Grade 12 schools, it’s a place where opportunities unfold.

CRESTMONT WEST

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

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.

REDSTONE

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

ITALIAN CENTRE SHOP

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

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

AMNIOSENSE BLUE™

AmnioSense-blueAmnioSense blue™ panty liners are for women experiencing unidentified vaginal discharge during pregnancy. It’s the only over-the-counter amniotic fluid leak detection self-test in Canada which, in addition to giving results that are as accurate as in-hospital tests, is non-invasive and allows for constant monitoring - wherever, whenever.

DENTAL CARE FOR CHILDREN

Address: Southport Clinic: 104, 10601 Southport Road SW
Phone: 403-278-8000
Email: info-southport@dentalcareforchildren.ca
Address: Sunridge Clinic: 102, 3393 - 26 Avenue NE
Phone: 403-457-3311
Email: info-sunridge@dentalcareforchildren.ca
Website: http://dentalcareforchildren.ca

Dental 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 anaesthesia, 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.

NORTH CALGARY PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

Phone: 403-295-8010
Website: http://northcalgarypediatricdentistry.com

North Calgary PedSpecialists in Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Rory Vinsky and Dr. Cameron Zealand. Serving Calgary and neighboring communities in providing dental care for infants, children, and adolescents for over 20 years! No referrals necessary.

PEDIATRIC HEADSHAPE CLINIC (THE)

Phone: 1-844-944-3237
Email: info@synergyortho.ca
Website: http://pediatricheadshape.com

Pediatric HeadshapeEducation 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!

SOUTH CALGARY ORTHODONTIC AND PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

Phone: 587-885-1811
Email: info@SCOPedDentistry.com
Website: http://SCOPedDentistry.com

SCOPed Dentistry provides dental care to our pediatric patients, and our orthodontic patients of all ages, in a caring and comfortable setting. Both orthodontic and children’s dental care are provided by Canadian and American board-certified specialists in one convenient location. Collaboration of care between both specialists is available when the need arises. No referral necessary. Complimentary orthodontic consultations. Ample free parking.

PHOTOGRAPHY

BELLIAM PHOTOS

Phone: 403-975-7996
Email: belliamphotos@gmail.com
Website: http://belliamphotos.com

Belliam Photos is a maternity, family, and newborn photography studio based in Calgary. It’s my goal to capture precious and memorable moments that you will be able to cherish forever. My home studio offers a quaint and comfortable environment with cozy seating and an assortment of props for your session. I offer bundles for cost-efficient packages. Come, sit back and relax while I capture timeless images of your family!

RETAIL - MATERNITY, NEWBORN, BABY & CHILDREN’S

BEANERS FUN CUTS FOR KIDS

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!

OYACO PRODUCTS INC.

Phone: 403-272-7864
Email: info@oyaco.com
Website: http://oyaco.com

Oyaco Products Inc. is a distributor of innovative, safe, and high quality baby, maternity, and children’s products in Canada. A few of our brands include The Gro Company, Bumbo, Ubbi, and Pearhead.

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

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

Phone: 403-283-3070
Website: http://babyandmematernity.com

Baby & Me is a maternity wear, nursing apparel, and baby gift boutique located in northwest Calgary. We believe in embracing motherhood in comfort and style. Our constantly updated mix of new and consigned clothing ensures we have an outfit for every occasion, every budget, and every style. Shopping for baby? We carry the very cutest new baby gift items, carriers, and more with a focus on Canadian and local companies.

TWICE BEARLY CHILDRENS BOUTIQUE

Phone: 403-452-8878
Email: heather.braun@twicebearly.com
Website: http://twicebearly.com

We buy and sell preloved children’s clothing, equipment, toys, and more at a fraction of new prices. Our selection is amazing, and we pride ourselves in having the best quality merchandise. Local family owned in northwest Calgary. Visit us seven days a week! Reduce - Reuse - Recycle.

WASHED + WORN CURATED KIDS CONSIGNMENT

Find your new favorite place to shop for kids clothing, shoes, accessories + baby gear! We are a Calgary-based, online consignment store ran by two local moms, carrying sizes 0 to 14 years + specialize in mid- to high-end brands, small shop + handmade preloved pieces. We offer free pickup for your consignment items + we have partnered with three local businesses where you can pick up your order for free! Check us out on Instagram, too @washedandwornkids.

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