Pregnancy

They can support you and your family through pregnancy and birth and while you raise your child, in conjunction with your Midwife. The Right from the Start program offers support for pregnant women and new moms, their babies, children and families. Created by women, for women, we recognize that you are the expert of your… Read more

The US Centre for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a travel alert (Level 2-Practice Enhanced Precautions) for people traveling to regions and certain countrieswhere Zika virus transmission is ongoing: Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. … The CDC recommends special… Read more

Penny Simkin, PT, is a physical therapist who has specialized in childbirth education and labor support since 1968. She estimates she has prepared over 13,000 women, couples, and siblings for childbirth. She has assisted hundreds of women and couples through childbirth as a doula. She is author or co-author of books for both parents and… Read more

The September/October 2015 issue of InFocus Magazine published an article entitled “Choices in Childbirth: Midwives and doulas offer alternatives and extra support for pregnant women”, which featured our own Emma Gledhill, RM and Leah Taylor, doula. To read the article, click here… Read more

We just wanted to let new parents know that babies 6 months and under are free for families wanting to have an outing each week that teaches you and your little ones new songs, developmentally appropriate activities and much more! Our classes are held at the Playhouse Cafe in Courtenay – 2328 Rosewall Crescent (Tin… Read more

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