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

COME TOUR OUR NEW BIRTH CENTER, MEET OUR TEAM &

 

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.

 

Updates to the New Birth Center

Our Connection to theMotherEarth

Our Connection to theMotherEarth

One aspect I loved about working with Silent Rivers through the design process for this space, and I’m not just saying this because I am married to the owner, is that his team really took the time to get to know Willowsong and what is important to us, how we approach care. One of the »

“Why THIS building for Healing Passages?”, you ask.

“Why THIS building for Healing Passages?”, you ask.

Because spirit and intention matter. It matters to Chaden and I. It matters to the Willowsong team providing theCare. It matters to the artisans of Silent Rivers. It matters to the community we serve. And this spirit, this intention, has the ability to set the path for a more connected, sustainable, safer future for our »

A Marriage of PURPOSE

A Marriage of PURPOSE

by Cosette Boone, Founder, Executive Director “Can you see doing it without him?” This is what Ying, my CPA, asked me from across her desk one day a few years back. Instantly, my gut responded. “No”, I said, after a summer of looking for new birth center sites, with no luck. “Then that’s your answer,” »

theHeart

theHeart

by Cosette Boone, Founder, Executive Director Welcome to our blog featuring Healing Passages Birth & Wellness Center’s soon-to-be NEW home located up the street at 800 19th Street. There has been a whole lot of love and vision going into this birth center… and we are eager to bring the community up to speed surrounding the design »

   

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--Mama Guilt

Free Event

Date: December 12, 2016

MotherBaby Cafe

Free Event

Date: December 14, 2016

Our Motherbaby Nurse is present to help mothers and babies learn to breastfeed together and understand each others cues. Any mama/baby pair, whether brand new and needing support, or an older breastfeeding pair needing different advice; are welcome to come and enjoy hanging out in a comfortable, breastfeeding-friendly atmosphere and learning from others.

This support group is open to the community free of charge, and meets Wednesday mornings from 9:00 am-11:00 am and Thursday afternoons from 1:30 pm-3:30 pm.


Registration is optional for drop-in hours.


 

 

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Group Prenatal Class: Complications with Out-of-Hospital Birth Part 2

Free Event

Date: December 15, 2016

Couples share their experiences with the unexpected at birth.

MotherBaby Cafe

Free Event

Date: December 15, 2016

Our Motherbaby Nurse is present to help mothers and babies learn to breastfeed together and understand each others cues. Any mama/baby pair, whether brand new and needing support, or an older breastfeeding pair needing different advice; are welcome to come and enjoy hanging out in a comfortable, breastfeeding-friendly atmosphere and learning from others.

This support group is open to the community free of charge, and meets Wednesday mornings from 9:00 am-11:00 am and Thursday afternoons from 1:30 pm-3:30 pm.


Registration is optional for drop-in hours.


Available Spaces: Unlimited

Conscious Birth Package Orientation

Free Event

Date: December 15, 2016

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: 1

A Mother's Tears--Pregnancy Loss

Free Event

Date: December 18, 2016

Conscious Birth Package Orientation

Free Event

Date: December 19, 2016

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: 1


Baby girl born on 12/08/16 @ 8lbs 15oz at home

Baby girl born on 12/07/16 @ 7lbs 5oz at the hospital

Baby girl born on 11/30/16 @ 7lbs 8oz at home

Baby boy born on 11/24/16 @ 7lbs 7oz at home

Baby boy born on 11/23/16 @ 8lbs 13oz at home

Baby boy born on 11/20/16 @ 9lbs 0oz FIRST at @NEW BIRTH CENTER

Baby boy born on 11/13/16 @ 8lbs 10oz at home

Baby girl born on 11/12/16 @ 8lbs 10oz at the hospital

Baby boy born on 11/7/16 @ 8lbs 4oz at home

Baby girl born on 11/5/16 @ 8lbs 1oz at home

Baby girl born on  10/27/16 @ 8lbs 0oz at the birth center

Baby girl born on 10/25/16 @ 7lbs 8oz at home

Baby boy born on 10/24/16 @ 11lbs 0oz at the birth center

Baby girl born on 10/18/16 @ 7lbs 8oz at home

Baby boy born on 10/08/16 at the birth center

Baby girl born on 10/07/16 @ 9lbs 8oz at the birth center

Baby boy born on 10/05/16 at the hospital

Baby girl born on 09/26/16 @ 8lbs 1oz at home

Baby boy born on 09/24/16 @ 6lbs 9oz at the birth center

Baby boy born on 09/20/16 @ 9lbs 2oz at home

Baby boy born on 09/18/16 @ 11lbs 2.5oz at the hospital

Baby boy born on 09/12/16 at the hospital

Baby girl born on 09/10/16 @ 7lbs 12oz at the birth center

Baby boy born on 09/06/16 @ 8lbs 10oz at home

Baby girl born on 09/04/16 at the hospital

Baby boy born on 09/03/16 @ 9lbs 8oz at home

 

 


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