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We are a freestanding CABC accredited midwifery-owned birth & wellness center currently offering well-woman care through life, comprehensive maternity care with birth in the out-of-hospital setting, 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.

 

Come see our beautiful new birth center!

New Birth Center

Free tours & orientations held weekly

Learn why out-of-hospital birth is a beautiful option for you and your baby. See our sustainably designed birth center and find out why so many parents prefer our model of care.

Take an online tour

Register for an orientation

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

MotherBaby Cafe

Free Event

December 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

Our Motherbaby Nurse is present to help mothers and babies learn to breastfeed together and understand each other's 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 Mondays 9:30-11:30AM, Wednesdays 6:00-8:00PM, and Thursdays 1:00-3:00PM.


Registration is optional for drop-in hours.


Available Spaces: 6

MotherBaby Cafe

Free Event

December 20, 2018 at 1:00pm

Our Motherbaby Nurse is present to help mothers and babies learn to breastfeed together and understand each other's 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 Mondays 9:30-11:30AM, Wednesdays 6:00-8:00PM, and Thursdays 1:00-3:00PM.


Registration is optional for drop-in hours.


Available Spaces: 6

Amanda Hardy PhD, LMHC Office Hours - by appointment only

Free Event

December 22, 2018 at 8:00am

We are thrilled to announce that Amanda Hardy, PhD, LMHC will be offering office hours at our center by appointment! Dr. Hardy is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor specializing in perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) with more than a decade of experience as a doula, childbirth educator and birth advocate. She is accepting new clients and will be available bi-weekly on Saturday mornings. Amanda will also be facilitating our miscarriage support group. We believe that the mind, body and spirit are all connected, and we've been seeing an increased demand for mental health support. We are so excited to have such a talented and compassionate partner working closely with us!

**Appointments must be made through Amanda's online calendar here: https://dramandahardy.mytherabook.com/account/signup

Please contact Amanda directly if you have any questions:

p | 515-218-9182

e | DrAmandaHardy@gmail.com

www.AmandaHardyPhD.com

MotherBaby Cafe

Free Event

December 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

Our Motherbaby Nurse is present to help mothers and babies learn to breastfeed together and understand each other's 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 Mondays 9:30-11:30AM, Wednesdays 6:00-8:00PM, and Thursdays 1:00-3:00PM.


Registration is optional for drop-in hours.


Available Spaces: 6

MotherBaby Cafe

Free Event

December 27, 2018 at 1:00pm

Our Motherbaby Nurse is present to help mothers and babies learn to breastfeed together and understand each other's 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 Mondays 9:30-11:30AM, Wednesdays 6:00-8:00PM, and Thursdays 1:00-3:00PM.


Registration is optional for drop-in hours.


Available Spaces: 6

A Mother's Tears: Miscarriage Support Group

Free Event

December 27, 2018 at 5:30pm

Mother's Tears is a group that welcomes women to come together in love and support of each other on the topic of pregnancy loss. This will be a safe space to share, discuss, and process our experiences and offer support for healing.

This group will be held at Healing Passages (Willowsong) on the last Thursday of each month from 5:30-7:30 pm and is facilitated by Amanda Hardy. This women-only event is open to the public.

Please register below

Available Spaces: 11

Amanda Hardy PhD, LMHC Office Hours - by appointment only

Free Event

December 29, 2018 at 8:00am

We are thrilled to announce that Amanda Hardy, PhD, LMHC will be offering office hours at our center by appointment! Dr. Hardy is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor specializing in perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) with more than a decade of experience as a doula, childbirth educator and birth advocate. She is accepting new clients and will be available bi-weekly on Saturday mornings. Amanda will also be facilitating our miscarriage support group. We believe that the mind, body and spirit are all connected, and we've been seeing an increased demand for mental health support. We are so excited to have such a talented and compassionate partner working closely with us!

**Appointments must be made through Amanda's online calendar here: https://dramandahardy.mytherabook.com/account/signup

Please contact Amanda directly if you have any questions:

p | 515-218-9182

e | DrAmandaHardy@gmail.com

www.AmandaHardyPhD.com


Baby girl born on 12/11/18  @ 8lbs 6oz at home

Baby girl born on 12/09/18 @ 8lbs 0oz at home

Baby boy born on 12/03/18  @ 8lbs 12oz at Healing Passages

Baby boy born on 11/26/18 @ 8lbs 8oz at home

Baby boy born on 11/24/18 @ 7lbs 15.2oz at the hospital

Baby boy born on 11/20/18 @ 7lbs 8.3oz at the hospital

Baby girl born on 11/16/18 @ 8lbs 1.1oz at the hospital

Baby boy born on 11/13/18 @ 6lbs 10oz at Healing Passages

Baby boy born on 11/13/18 @ 8lbs 8oz at the hospital

Baby girl born on 11/10/18 @ 5lbs 3oz @ the hospital

Baby boy born on 11/06/18 @ 5lbs 7.1oz at the hospital

Baby boy born on 11/03/18 @ 8lbs 2.5oz at the hospital

Baby boy born on 11/03/18 @ 9lbs 10oz at home

Baby boy born on 11/01/18 @ 8lbs 2oz at home

Baby boy born on 10/16/18 @ 7lbs 3oz at Healing Passages

Baby boy born on 09/24/18 @ 8lbs 5oz at the hospital

Baby girl born on 09/23/18 @ 8lbs 4oz at home

Baby boy born on 09/19/18 @ 8lbs 5oz at home

Baby boy born on 09/18/18 @ the hospital

Baby boy born on 09/17/18 @ 6lbs 2oz at home

Baby boy born on 09/05/18 @ 9lbs 12oz at home


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