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Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers has accredited Healing Passages Birth & Wellness Center in Des Moines, IA

Healing Passages Birth & Wellness Center in Des Moines, IA has been accredited since 2017. 

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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.

 

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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.

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Baby boy born on 05/23/20 @ 8lbs 4oz at home in forward lean over the tub side in the water

Baby girl born on 05/02/20 @ 5lbs 13oz at home left side-lying in the living room on the floor

Baby girl born on 05/02/20 @ 9lbs 7oz enroute to Healing Passages in the back of the car

Baby girl born on 04/29/20 @ 9lbs 9oz at Healing Passages left side-lying in the bed

Baby boy born on 04/25/20 @ 8lbs 9oz at home standing in the kitchen

Baby boy born on 04/22/20 @ 9lbs 9oz at home right side-lying in the bathtub

Baby girl born on 04/16/20 @ 8lbs 12oz at Healing Passages on hands and knees in the water

Baby boy born on 04/07/20 @ 7lbs 10.8oz at the hospital semi-reclining in the bed

Baby boy born on 03/02/20 @ 9lbs 12oz at home kneeling in the water

Baby boy born on 02/12/20 @ 7lbs 9oz at Healing Passages squatting in the water

Baby boy born on 01/05/20 @ 9lbs 0oz at home standing in the tub

Baby girl born on 01/04/20 @ 8lbs 6oz at home squatting in the water

Baby girl born on 12/29/19 @ 6lbs 12oz at home standing in the bathroom

Baby girl born on 12/22/19 @ 6lbs 15oz at home on hands and knees in the water

Baby boy born on 12/10/19 @ 8lbs 2oz at Healing Passages kneeling in the water

Baby girl born on 11/13/19 @ 8lbs 6oz at Healing Passages semi-reclining in the water

Baby boy born on 11/01/19 @ 7lbs 11oz at home in the full caul semi-reclining on the bed

Baby boy born on 10/22/19 @ 6lbs 8oz at Healing Passages left side-lying on the bed

Baby boy born on 10/15/19 @ 7lbs 4oz at Healing Passages on hands and knees on the bed

Baby boy born on 10/12/19 @ 7lbs 4oz at home right side-lying on the bed

Baby boy born on 10/11/19 @ 8lbs 13.8oz at the hospital

Baby girl born on 10/06/19 @ 10lbs 9oz at Healing Passages standing in the bathroom


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