December 3, 2017

Resources

Some of the many wonderful resources available to future families includes, but is not limited to those listed below. Your medical professional, and local support groups may have some other very helpful resources for you to connect with. You are not alone.

Adoptive Families Association of BC:

www.bcadoption.com AFABC supports the adoption community at all ages and stages through education, counselling, family events, and advocacy.

BC Bereavement Helpline:

www.bcbh.ca Provides service, education, advocacy and research of dying, death and bereavement. BCBH is the only free grief-specific support helpline in Canada.

Canadian Fertility Consulting:

www.fertilityconsultants.ca Canadian Fertility Consulting is a full service consulting firm dedicated to helping couples and individuals who have had difficulty or are unable to conceive, by providing guidance and support while exploring alternate methods to building a family.

CHOICES Adoption & Pregnancy Counselling:

www.choicesadoption.ca A not-for-profit adoption agency licensed by the BC Ministry of Children and Family Development to conduct both domestic and intercountry adoptions.
 

CReATe Fertility Centre:

www.createivf.com CReATe Fertility Centre is an internationally recognized organization that provides Assisted Reproductive care.
 

CWH Law Corporation:

www.quaylawcentre.com We are family law lawyers who are experienced in adoption and fertility law.
 

Episona:

www.episona.com The Episona Sperm Test is an at-home, sperm quality test which looks at problems in sperm DNA. Test results can give you and your doctor new insights on male fertility problems, which may affect treatment, from fertilization through embryo development.
 

FSGV Adoption Agency:

www.fsgvadoptionagency.ca An accredited pregnancy counselling service and adoption agency located in Vancouve. We’ve helped hundreds of people across BC both place children for adoption and build families through all forms of adoption.
 

Genesis Fertility Centre, Dr. Sonya Kashyap, MD, MSc Epi, FRCSC, FACOG:

http://genesis-fertility.com Dr. Sonya Kashyap did her fellowship training in New York at Cornell University Medical College, one of the world premiere IVF clinics. Board certified both in Canada and the US in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Dr. Kashyap was also the recipient of a CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research) New Investigators awards in women’s health for her work in assisted reproductive technology, fertility preservation, cancer outcomes and fertility and patient education/decision tools.
 

Grace Fertility and Reproductive Medicine:

www.fertilitywithgrace.com Grace Fertility Centre is a boutique fertility clinic in Vancouver that seeks to give you a highly personalized and tailored treatment to achieve your dream of parenthood.
 

Hope Rayson:

www.auntleahs.org Non-profit organization that helps foster youth as they age out of care.
 

Outreach Health Group:

www.creatingcanadianfamilies.ca Exclusive Canadian distributor of Xytex Donor Sperm
 

 Qmunity:

www.qmunity.ca QMUNITY is a non-profit organization based in Vancouver, BC that works to improve queer, trans, and Two-Spirit lives.
 

Root to Fruit Nutrition:

www.roottofruitnutrition.ca In 2009 Krista began working in administration at a Vancouver fertility clinic and was deeply inspired by the work of the staff and the grace of the patients. Fertility became the focus of Krista’s studies at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, and she gained her Registered Holistic Nutritionist (R.H.N.) designation in 2013. Root to Fruit Nutrition was born shortly thereafter with the mission of supporting women on their fertility journeys.
 

Seattle Sperm Bank:

www.seattlespermbank.com  Seattle Sperm Bank is located in Seattle, WA. Our cryobank uses industry leading screening procedures to select a wide range of quality Open ID sperm donors.
 

Sunrise Adoption:

www.sunriseadoption.com Sunrise Family Services Society is a licensed BC adoption agency in Vancouver.
 

The Fertility Center of Las Vegas:

www.fertilitycenterlv.com The Fertility Center of Las Vegas is recognized internationally as one of the leading fertility clinics in the world with high success rates, years of experience and a commitment to the advancement of fertility research.

Vancouver Midwives:

www.midwivesinvancouver.ca Registered Midwives offer care for healthy people during normal, low-risk pregnancy and childbirth, and for six weeks postpartum.
 

Yinstill Reproductive Wellness:

http://yinstill.com/ Traditional Chinese Reproductive Medicine clinic providing hope, resources and natural integrated treatment for men and women experiencing infertility and related reproductive conditions, In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), and pregnancy.