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Useful Resources for the COVID-19 Outbreak

In the midst of the novel coronavirus outbreak, there is a tremendous amount of information swirling all around us. We are compiling the resources that we have found to be the most useful for women, parents, and families at this time. We hope that this is helpful and we will be updating this post periodically.

Alberta-specific resources

Alberta – Help in Tough Times

http://albertahealthservices.ca/amh/Page16759.aspx

Alberta Health Services COVID-19 information, including a self-screening tool

https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/topics/Page16997.aspx

Physiotherapy Alberta telerehabilitation guide

https://www.physiotherapyalberta.ca/files/telerehabilitation_patient_information.pdf

Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators tele-rehabilitation guide

https://www.alliancept.org/download/11276

Vida Health & Wellness virtual appointments and telehealth

https://www.vidahealth.ca/telehealth-and-virtual-appointments/

Mental health and personal safety resources

Love is Respect – domestic violence, abusive relationships, personal safety

How to Stay Sane While the World Falls Apart

https://medium.com/@starlingdavid/how-to-stay-sane-while-the-world-falls-apart-c2f44396766d

Support your kids during the COVID-19 pandemic

https://www.ualberta.ca/newtrail/featurestories/2020/march/support-your-kids-during-the-covid-19-pandemic

Pelvic Health Resources

Pop-Up School (affiliate link) – Courses include: PopUp Pro for professionals, PopUplifting for clients, Strength program, Running program
https://pop-s-school.thinkific.com/?ref=43d1dd
Promo Code: 20% discount on all products until April 1. Use promo code “20off” 

Motherhood Link: Preparing your core and pelvic floor for a strong birth and postpartum recovery strategies (c-section or vaginal delivery).

https://motherhoodlink.ca/preview-prenatal-pelvic-health-pelvic-floor-core-basics/

Breastfeeding Resources

CDC: Breastfeeding and COVID-19

https://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/breastfeeding-special-circumstances/maternal-or-infant-illnesses/covid-19-and-breastfeeding.html

UNICEF – COVID-19 information for parents (scroll down for breastfeeding)

https://www.unicef.org/stories/novel-coronavirus-outbreak-what-parents-should-know

Stanford Medicine breastfeeding videos and guides

https://med.stanford.edu/newborns/professional-education/breastfeeding.html

Therapeutic breast massage and hand expression

Online Yoga Resources

Heart and Bones Yoga

https://www.heartandbonesyoga.com

Nosco Yoga – yin yoga, qi gong, meditation classes

https://www.noscoyoga.com/home-online/

Mindful Strength (yoga and strength training): Promo Code for 1 month free: PANDEMIC 

https://kathrynbruniyoung.com/courses/mindful-strength-membership/

Things to Do

Fitbod: Currently offering free bodyweight workouts

https://www.fitbod.me

Knitted Knockers: Learn to knit or crochet, and make breast prostheses for people who have had mastectomies

http://knittedknockerscanada.com/index.html

https://www.knittedknockers.org/

 

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