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A Program of Lanark Community Programs
Part of Lanark Renfrew Health & Community Services

Birth Companion Program - Community Action Program for Children (CAPC)

Pregnant woman, in striped sweater, accompanied by supportive woman (Birth Companion).The Birth Companion Program matches pregnant women, who are in need of support, with caring volunteers who can provide emotional support during pregnancy, labour and delivery and for 6 weeks following the baby's birth.

Download and complete our Volunteer Birth Companion Application if you are interested in volunteering in this capacity.

Connections - Birth Companion Application Form Fillable PDF

A Birth Companion:

A woman can be connected with a Birth Companion as early on in her pregnancy as she wishes.

Any woman who feels she needs support can request a Birth Companion.