Plum ~ Ripe with Possibilities

ripe plums

The name “Plum Midwifery” came to us after a night of brainstorming around a big table surrounded by close friends. We are so fortunate to have our name born out of such a lovely gathering of people who genuinely care about our clients’ health, midwifery and our clinic specifically. Plum has a variety of meanings beyond the delicious fruit most people have a positive association with of summers spent in orchards, of fruit stands and picnics.

Cheekily we liked that it also meant “an excellent or desirable thing.” We strive to have your care with us meet such a standard. In some Asian cultures women eat plums before birth as they are believed to help them through the process of childbearing — making it all the more fitting a name for midwives helping clients in childbirth. We liked the symbolic imagery; the round, juicy ripe fruit, like the round juicy ripe belly of an expectant mother. We felt it symbolized that both our practice and the clients in our care were ripe with possibilities.

Full midwifery services are provided at both our clinics in Comox and Cumberland.

Our Clinics

clinic rooms

Plum Midwifery is a space to relax, have a cup of tea and take an active role in your pregnancy, birth and postpartum. By giving care that is patient-centred, compassionate and heartfelt, we hope to encourage a sense of ease when you come to your appointments.

We offer midwifery services that honour our clients and their families as the primary decision-makers. You’ll find our 1/2 hour appointments give you the time you need to have your questions answered, to be informed of your care choices, and to form a meaningful relationship with the midwives who will catch your baby. We welcome clients to bring their partners and any family members they want to include in their care.

Our Comox clinic is located in beautiful downtown Comox with views of the ocean and the Beaufort mountain range. We invite you to combine your appointment with a stroll through downtown or enjoy a walk on the pier at the Comox marina. Our Comox office is on 3 major bus routes – #1, #3 and #4, and is a 10-minute drive from the Comox Valley Hospital, located in Courtenay.

Our Cumberland clinic is in the heart of Cumberland on the historic Dunsmuir Avenue. After your appointment, enjoy a walk through the Village, explore the many hiking and biking trails in the area or visit one of the quaint local eateries.

Practice Locations, Clinic Days & Hours

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Comox Clinic

*as of October 8th, 2019
Unit A, 1822 Comox Avenue
Comox, BC
V9M 3M7
Our office is on the 2nd floor, above OMG Macarons. Parking is in the lot behind the building, in front of the Church Street Taphouse.
t: (250) 890-0832
f: (250) 890-0831

Tuesdays 9am – 5pm

Thursdays 9am – 5pm

(Group prenatal care – 1 pm – 3 pm)

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Cumberland Clinic

*as of November 6th, 2019
Unit C, 2713 Dunsmuir Avenue
Cumberland, BC
V0R 1S0
Our office is located in the building on the corner of Dunsmuir Avenue and 2nd Street. Entrance on 2nd Street, behind Whole Glow Café

Wednesdays 9am – 5pm

Group postpartum care – 10 am – 12 pm)

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