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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.

 

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

A Mother's Tears: Miscarriage Support Group

Free Event

February 11, 2018 at 6:30pm

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 third Sunday of each month from 6:30-8:30 pm and is facilitated by Sarah Norman. This women-only event is open to the public.

Register below or on our Facebook page.

Available Spaces: 40

A Mother's Tears: Miscarriage Support Group

Free Event

March 11, 2018 at 6:30pm

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 third Sunday of each month from 6:30-8:30 pm and is facilitated by Sarah Norman. This women-only event is open to the public.

Register below or on our Facebook page.

Available Spaces: 40

Level 2: Essential Oil Use in Pregnancy

Free Event

April 19, 2018 at 6:30pm

Designed to build upon a foundational knowledge of essential oils provided in our Level 1 class, this class provides information on how oils can be a safe and effective option for many pregnancy concerns, as well as a few precautions and guidelines for safe essential oil use during pregnancy. This class is free and open to the public.

Available Spaces: 20

Level 1: Introduction to Essential Oils

Free Event

April 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

This class is designed for those new to essential oils or new to the DoTERRA brand. Come find out more about what essentials oils are, how they work, why quality matters, and  how to use oils to improve overall health and well-being. This class is free and open to the public.

Available Spaces: 20

MotherBaby Cafe

Free Event

April 26, 2018 at 2:00pm

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 Tuesday & Thursday afternoons from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm.


Registration is optional for drop-in hours.


Available Spaces: 20

Orientation to Healing Passages & Birth Center Tour

Free Event

April 28, 2018 at 10:30am

Join us for an orientation to our model of care and a tour of our birth center! These one-hour group sessions are your opportunity to ask any questions you might have, meet the midwife and see our gorgeous and sustainable facility. Learn how beautiful an out-of-hospital birth experience can be!

Registration is required.

Available Spaces: 14

Breastfeeding Class by freshMums, part 2

Price: $40.00

April 28, 2018 at 12:30pm

PART 2 OF A 2-PART CLASS. This class is strongly suggested for all our prenatal clients.... And highly recommended by everyone who has taken Char Wade's extraordinary breastfeeding classes! Whether you are pregnant with your first baby or already have breastfeeding experience, come learn how simple and beautiful breastfeeding can be. From first moments after birth to first weeks at home, see how skin-to-skin care and babywearing support biological breastfeeding.

This class is included in the Healing Passages Conscious Birth package!

For the general public, there is a one-time fee of $40 per attendee.
You are welcome to bring a support person at no additional charge. Your fee may be paid by cash or check on the day of the class.

Registration is required.

Available Spaces: 40


Baby boy born on 04/19/18 @ the hospital

Baby boy born on 04/18/18 @ 8lbs 4oz at home

Baby boy born on 04/15/18 @ 8lbs 7oz at home

Baby boy born on 04/15/18 @ 6lbs 9oz at home

Baby boy born on 04/14/18 @ 9lbs 1oz at home

Baby boy born on 04/06/18 @ 8lbs 11.5oz at the hospital

Baby girl born on 03/29/18 @ 7lbs 3oz at home

Baby girl born on 03/25/18 @ 8lbs 10oz at home

Baby girl born on 03/25/18 @ 8lbs 8oz at Healing Passages

Baby boy born on 03/24/18 @8lbs 6oz at Healing Passages

Baby boy born on 03/24/18 @ 7lbs 10oz at Home

Baby girl born on 03/12/18 @6lbs 3oz at home

Baby girl born on 03/05/18 @7lbs 10oz at Healing Passages

Baby boy born on 02/21/18 @8lbs 6.4oz at the hospital

Baby girl born on 02/18/18 @7lbs 8oz at the hospital

Baby girl born on 02/10/18 @9lbs 15oz at home

Baby girl born on 02/07/18 @7lbs 0oz at home

Baby boy born on 02/07/18 @7lbs 3oz at home

Baby girl born on 02/05/18 @9lbs 1.2oz at the hospital

Baby boy born on 01/28/18 @9lbs 3oz at Healing Passages

Baby girl born on 01/27/18 @7lbs 7oz at home

Baby girl born on 01/21/18 @6lbs 15oz en route to Healing Passages

Baby girl born on 01/21/18 @ 7lbs 10oz at the hospital

Baby boy born on 01/07/18 @ 9lbs 15oz at Healing Passages

Baby girl born on 01/03/18 @ 7lbs 3oz at Healing Passages

 


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