Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Friendly & Knowledgable Guidance

The transition through pregnancy and birth can be overwhelming. There are many resources to aid you along the way, and many of them are available at Pharmasave. Our home healthcare staff at Burrard Pharmasave can make things easier by offering personalized product selection and information in regards to pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding in Vancouver.

Central Downtown Vancouver Location & Affordable Pricing

Although there are specialty stores that sell breastfeeding, pregnancy, and birth supplies, these stores are few and far between and can be expensive. You will find all of your maternity related health supplies at affordable pricing in our pharmacy's convenient downtown Vancouver location, including Medela breastpump and Ameda breastpump sales and rentals.

Maternal Health Products Available:

Pregnancy Supplies

If you are experiencing discomfort during pregnancy, Burrard Pharmasave can help. We offer a variety of products to maximize your health and comfort during the pregnancy.

  • Compression stockings for leg swelling / varicose veins during pregnancy
  • Products for pregnancy-associated pain or discomfort such as back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome
  • V2 Supporter for prevention / treatment of vulvar varicosities fromed during pregnancy
  • Prenatal supplements

For Pain and Relaxation During Labour

How will you cope with contractions? Speak to our home health care staff about products and resources for managing pain during labour.

  • Hot / Cold Therapy
  • Birth Balls / Exercise Balls
  • Labour TENS Machines
  • Obusforme Sound Therapy System
Home Birth Supplies
 
Are you planning a home birth? Visit Burrard Pharmasave to prepare for your home birth with affordable supplies. Ask your midwife for a list of supplies they recommend, and we can help you select them from our birth supply section.  
  • Blue underpads
  • Alcohol swabs
  • Gauze Pads
  • Straws
  • Mesh Underwear
  • Commonly recommended medications to have on hand such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and diphenhydramine.
  • Emergen-C rehydration powder
 

Postpartum Care

Don't forget to prepare for postpartum! Labour and birth are intense experiences for your body. Prepare ahead of time with supplies to manage postpartum perineal care, abdominal supports for after a cesarean birth (c-section) and more.

  • Perineal Care and Healing (Sitz baths, peri-wash bottles, Epsom Salts, Witch Hazel)
  • Pelvic Floor Re-education with LadySystem Vaginal Cones
  • Light Therapy for mood disorders
  • Maternity Pads
  • Maternal Mesh Underwear
  • Postpartum Abdominal Supports

Breastfeeding Products

Burrard Pharmasave can help you breastfeed or pump with confidence and ease. We have products to help with sore nipples during breastfeeding, inverted nipple solutions and pumping and storing breastmilk.

  • Nipple care products
  • Inverted Nipple treatment
  • Nursing Pads
If pumping is necessary, we also provide:
  • Medela breastpump & Ameda breastpump sales and rentals
  • PumpEase support for hands-free pumping and maximizing milk production
  • Breastpump replacement parts
  • Breastsheilds
  • Milk storage supplies
  • Specialty breastfeeding products for premature babies or babies with nursing difficulties
 

Safe Choices in Prescription & Over-The-Counter Medications

Experts in counseling patients on the use of medications during pregnancy and lactation, our pharmacists are happy to educate new and expecting mothers on the safety of over-the-counter and prescription medications. It's best to purchase all of your medication from one pharmacy, ensuring your pharmacist has an accurate record of your medical conditions and medications in order to help you make the safest choices for you and your new baby. Speak to a pharmacist today to transfer your prescriptions!

Make your childbirth preparations easier. Visit us at Pharmasave, where we provide as much support, supplies, and information as possible in one location to pregnant and breastfeeding women in Vancouver. 

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