Frequently Asked Questions
HEA stands for Happily Ever After. That's our name.
Heart Environment Action. That's our action statement
You can now book an appointment for in-person shopping!
We are located at 212 Schwanz Road in Petawawa.
Due to COVID-19, we are NOT accepting drop-in's at this time. You MUST have an appointment.
Appointments are a minimum of 1 hr long (take as long as you like), and there will be no double bookings. You will have the place all to yourself!
As we try to get our booking service up and running, you can book your appointment through our Facebook page , or by contacting us .
You can find out more about Happily Ever After here
We accept clothing from across the country. We accept donations and we resell clothing on consignment.
Consignment means you get paid when your items sell. We don't buy clothing outright.
You can read our consignment guidelines here .
When you get in touch with us, please let us know the size(s) you have for consignment and the number of pieces.
We pay for the shipping label. We'll send you a link and a code so you can print your free shipping label.
You can see a list of the brands we carry here .
We do not accept "cheap" clothing from Facebook & Amazon shops that sell unbranded clothing. We do not support fast fashion dropshipping companies through our resale.
About Our Clothes
Your pre-pregnancy size is your maternity size That's the general rule.
But there are some exceptions to this rule.
The type of pregnancy body you have, and how you carry can change the size you’ll need as your pregnancy progresses.
You can read more bout the different pregnancy body types here.
And's here's where you can read more about the different carry styles.
Yes! The clothing we re-sell is in great shape.
It's suitable for professional settings, special occasions, photoshoots and everyday wear.
We curate our consignments to meet high standards. All our product descriptions have the quality of the piece. New, like new, or gently used.
We don’t sell anything we wouldn’t be comfortable wearing out in public.
Yes! Maternity clothing isn’t worn for very long. A 40-week pregnancy isn't long enough to wear out well made clothing.
That's why we only carry quality brands. We don't carry maternity clothing from drop-shipping sites like Wish, Ali Express, and Pat Pat. Our brands keep function and comfort in mind. And they can make you money when you're done with them.
You can read our consignment policy here.
OMG! So many! You'll save money and help support other women. And that's just the beginning!
The benefits for the environment are enormous as well.
You’re also creating a circular economy that's centred around motherhood. You’re saving money on your clothes, then you’re getting paid for them when you’re done with them. Everyone benefits!
You’re creating a sustainable shopping choice when you shop second-hand!
Learn about all the amazing benefits by reading our blog. We also have a weekly email that hits your inbox on Sundays with the benefit of the week
Our clothing comes from women across Canada.
We also support small maternity and breastfeeding brands through our new section.
You can read our consignment guidelines here.
Returns & Shipping
Enjoy a no risk experience with our money back guarantee.
We pay the return shipping (Canadian orders only) and you get a full refund for the pieces you purchased.
The only cost to you is the original shipping cost. And return shipping cost if you are in the U.S.A.
Our current shipping cost is a flat rate of $8.50. You can learn more about our shipping and return policy here.