We would like to acknowledge that the land on which we provide care is the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (TsleilWaututh) Nations.

 

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Why Bloom Midwives & Breastfeeding Center?

Our care includes:  

  

Pregnancy

As soon as you have a positive pregnancy test you can contact us for midwifery care. You will be matched with one team of midwives. We offer pregnancy care including prenatal screening, standard lab tests and ultrasounds. In your 30-45 minute long appointments you will have time get to know the midwives and ask all your questions.  Care is covered by MSP.  We do also provide are for those without BC Health Insurance and for those looking for midwifery care later in pregnancy.  We work in partnership with our massage therapist and acupuncturist to optimize the health of our clients. We will help you to be well supported and prepared!

Labour & BIRTH

Midwives will support and monitor you and your baby during birthing in the setting you choose - home or hospital. Most of the time you will be assessed at home in early labour. 

POSTPaRTUM

We will see you and your baby after birth for the first week at home. After that we provide care in our clinic for you both until your baby is 6 weeks old - at which time we discharge you back to your Family Doctor or Nurse Practitioner.

BreaStfeeding CENTer

Provides high quality breastfeeding information, support and supplies to families both before and after the birth of their baby. Breastfeeding creates health and joy for us when we get the support that we need! We can help - we offer breastfeeding classes, lactation consultant visits,

breast pump and baby weigh scale rentals.

CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

We want you to feel fully informed, prepared and well supported. Being well prepared for birthing and caring for newborns helps families to feel ready and confident to make the best decisions for themselves. We offer two types of prenatal classes: a weekend course with an experienced maternity nurse and educator and a weekly evening course for six weeks with  a certified Hypnobabies instructor with years of teaching experience.

BLOOM BABY GROUP

Drop in, weigh your baby, chat with other families, meet new friends! 

Last Friday of every month at 10am-12pm. Free and facilitated by our Lactation Consultant, occasionally with guest speakers on hot topics. Check our calendar for upcoming dates and information.

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