DISCOVER Healing Passages…

Home of Willowsong Midwifery Care & theVillageLearningCentre

We are a freestanding midwifery-owned birth center currently offering homebirth center, hospital & water birth, comprehensive maternity care, well-woman care, breastfeeding support, public and private classes, groups and seminars

DISCOVER a new paradigm that challenges how we provide care to women and families around birth and well-woman care through life. Discover a place where women are heard and respected; where birth is sacred and transformative; where newborns are born into gentle hands that understand the importance of connection and the inherent need for attachment to the parents; where women connect and build their village of support; where the responsibility of making a difference for our planet’s future is valued. Find yourself at Healing Passages.


theVillage Learning Centre

where women & families connect, with a supportive community, as they strive to learn, grow and share their wisdom with each other

Upcoming Classes & Events

Birth Circle-Acknowledging our Fears

Free Event

Date: October 12, 2015

Private group open to clients only

In October we 'Acknowledge our Fears.' From the fear of change, fear of labor pain, fear of mothering (fear of becoming your mother)...come release those tigers and discuss your fears in a safe space. Fear can represent concerns both real and imagined, and by moving through them we can experience great breakthroughs in our lives.

Orientation to Prenatal Care

Free Event

Date: October 12, 2015

Orientation to the practice rotates between day and evening times, every other week. Group sessions are about an hour and are your opportunity to ask any questions you might have, meet the midwife and tour the center.

Available Spaces: 4

MotherBaby Cafe

Free Event

Date: October 14, 2015

Breastfeeding is normal! And breastfeeding can be simple, especially when mother and baby are surrounded by others who understand biological breastfeeding and know how to support the new motherbaby pair. This support group is open to the community, free of charge, and meets Wednesday mornings from 9:00 am-11:00 am.

No registration is required for drop-in hours.

Group Prenatal Class--MamaMoon Care

Free Event

Date: October 15, 2015

*CLIENTS: Please email Shoshana to sign up for this class!

Learn what you don’t know about taking care of the new mother!

Join a discussion with your midwives about how we can better support women and the new family post birth. We take many ideas from Natural Health After Birth by Aviva Romm and bring them to your awareness. Be the first in your family of friends to use a belly binder or encapsulate your placenta! Learn about how the Willowsong Meal Train works in our community. Find out what groups and classes you cannot miss after your baby is born. Learn how to better nurture YOU, post birth with hot rock massage and moxibustion from a local acupuncturist. The midwives bring traditions from around the world to light for you to contemplate and add to your wish list of new mama cares!

Baby boy Fitzgerald born on 8/1/15 at 9:58PM weighing 8lbs 2oz to Alison and Tanner

Baby boy Griffin born on 8/2/15 at 5:55PM weighing 9lbs 0.2oz to Laura and Brandon

Baby girl Laurelie born on 8/8/15 at 6:52AM weighing 8lbs 9oz to Monica and Sean

Baby girl Maggie born on 8/18/15 at 8:06PM weighing 7lbs 5.5oz to Alicia and Jason

Baby girl Rylee born on 8/20/15 at 7:46PM weighing 8lbs 4.2oz to Melanie and Andrew

Baby girl Adalyn born on 8/27/15 at 4:57PM weighing 8 lbs 9 oz to Nicole and Brandon

Baby girl Birdie born on 8/29/15 at 3:25AM weighing 6lbs 10 oz to Jennifer and Jared

Baby girl Autumn born on 8/29/15 at 1:46PM weighing 7lbs 3oz Sarah and Brett

Baby girl born on 9/4/15 at 8:58AM weighing 6lbs 6oz to Sarah and Jack

Baby girl Makenna born on 9/6/15 at 8:43AM weighing 8lbs 6oz to Marissa and Patrick

Baby girl Isla born on 9/7/15 at 7:42PM weighing 8lbs 4oz to Tiffany and Waleed

Baby girl Stella born on 9/8/15 at 3:58AM weighing 8lbs 2oz to Talia and Ryan

Baby girl Wilhelmina born on 9/13/15 at 5:40AM weighing 7lbs 4oz to Molly and Brock

Baby girl Arwyn born on 9/14/15 at 9:08AM weighing 9lbs 2oz to Amanda and Ben

Baby boy Jasper born on 9/14/15 at 4:21AM weighing 8lbs 8oz to Sarah and Jerry

Baby girl Elizabeth born on 9/17/15 at 11:44AM weighing 10lbs to Heather and Mitch

Baby boy Kai born on 9/23/15 at 1:25AM weighing 9lbs 2oz to Michelle and Tyler

Baby boy Benjamin born on 9/25/15 at 12:52AM weighing 7lbs 10oz to Lisa and Jesse

Baby boy Malakai born on 9/25/15 at 3:05PM weighing 9lbs 12oz to Katie and Bill

Baby boy Ronan born on 9/27/15 at 8:31AM weighing to Amanda and Edward

Baby girl Eleanor born on 9/27/15 at 11:24AM weighing 9lbs 5 oz to Candra and Brett

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