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Choosing a Care Provider + Birth Support

Lamaze International


Online class-Labour confidence with Lamaze

  • Online class introduces 6 practices that research has shown to greatly improve birth outcomes for both mothers and babies, as well as evidence-based comfort techniques to minimize discomfort and pain during labour.




Lamaze Ottawa (Not Currently Available)


Lamaze Childbirth Education Sessions When: Various dates and times





Choice of Birthplace + Birthplace Tours

Ottawa Birth and Wellness Centre


Tours available for clients currently registered with a midwife, who are either considering a Birth Centre birth, or already registered.




Queensway Carleton Hospital


Childbirth Program virtual tour




The Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus and General Campus


Prenatal information sessions offered on various dates and times





Doulas

Information About Doula’s


Pregnancy Info Having a Baby




Motherwit Doula Care Ottawa


Birth and postpartum doula support.

  • Birth doula care includes 1 or 2 prenatal meetings, attendance at birth, 1 postpartum follow-up at your home, unlimited phone/email support.
  • Birth and postpartum doula care package includes 3 prenatal meetings, 24/7 on-call availability, attendance at your birth, 1 postpartum follow-up at your home, unlimited phone/email support and includes 6 hours of postpartum in-home care.
  • Offer birth support at Montfort Hospital, Almonte General Hospital, The Ottawa Hospital – General and Civic Campuses, Winchester District Memorial Hospital, Queensway Carleton Hospital. Maison de naissance de l’Outaouais and The Ottawa Birth and Wellness Centre.
  • Also offer eco birth pool rental, placenta encapsulation and infant massage instruction at an additional cost.




Family Doulas of Ottawa


Birth doula support includes meeting the doulas, connecting with the doulas in your home through prenatal meeting, ability to contact doula by phone/email during pregnancy, support for 1-2 hours after birth and 1 postpartum follow-up visit with your doulas at a home. Postpartum doula support includes daytime support for family, newborn care, breast/bottle/combination feeding, knowledge of postpartum recovery, help identifying perinatal mood disorders, light housekeeping, meal preparation and more! Birth support offered at the Queensway-Carleton Hospital, The Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus, The Montfort Hospital, The Ottawa Birth and Wellness Centre and The Gatineau Hospital. Custom Post Partum Support Available




Ottawa Doula Services


Birth and postpartum doula.

  • Specializes in: Birth without medication/ Vaginal birth with medication/ Cesarean Birth/ VBAC(vaginal birth after cesarean)/ Multiples/ High risk
  • Attends births at: The Ottawa Birth & Wellness Centre, Montfort Hospital, The Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus, Ottawa Hospital General Campus, Queensway Carleton Hospital, Almonte Hospital, l'Hopital de Gatineau, La Maison de Naissance de l'Outaouais & Home births in the National Capital Region.




National Capital Doulas


Doulas offering pregnancy education, birth and postpartum support. Pregnancy

  • In-home childbirth education (2 x 3-hr classes)
  • In-home comfort measures class (2 hrs)
  • In-home lactation education before birth (2 hrs)
Birth support Packages include telephone and email support, access to extensive lending library, on-call support throughout pregnancy, review of comfort measures, birth planning and infant feeding information, TENS unit access and continuous support during labour and birth.

Postpartum Support

First night home, Overnight support, Lactation support after birth, Babywearing education





Hyponobirthing

Ottawa Birth and Wellness Centre


Tours available for clients currently registered with a midwife, who are either considering a Birth Centre birth, or already registered.




Queensway Carleton Hospital


Childbirth Program virtual tour




The Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus and General Campus


Prenatal information sessions offered on various dates and times





Lamaze

Lamaze International


Online class-Labour confidence with Lamaze

  • Online class introduces 6 practices that research has shown to greatly improve birth outcomes for both mothers and babies, as well as evidence-based comfort techniques to minimize discomfort and pain during labour.




Lamaze Ottawa (Not Currently Available)


Lamaze Childbirth Education Sessions When: Various dates and times





Birth Positions

Information About Doula’s


Pregnancy Info Having a Baby




Motherwit Doula Care Ottawa


Birth and postpartum doula support.

  • Birth doula care includes 1 or 2 prenatal meetings, attendance at birth, 1 postpartum follow-up at your home, unlimited phone/email support.
  • Birth and postpartum doula care package includes 3 prenatal meetings, 24/7 on-call availability, attendance at your birth, 1 postpartum follow-up at your home, unlimited phone/email support and includes 6 hours of postpartum in-home care.
  • Offer birth support at Montfort Hospital, Almonte General Hospital, The Ottawa Hospital – General and Civic Campuses, Winchester District Memorial Hospital, Queensway Carleton Hospital. Maison de naissance de l’Outaouais and The Ottawa Birth and Wellness Centre.
  • Also offer eco birth pool rental, placenta encapsulation and infant massage instruction at an additional cost.




Family Doulas of Ottawa


Birth doula support includes meeting the doulas, connecting with the doulas in your home through prenatal meeting, ability to contact doula by phone/email during pregnancy, support for 1-2 hours after birth and 1 postpartum follow-up visit with your doulas at a home. Postpartum doula support includes daytime support for family, newborn care, breast/bottle/combination feeding, knowledge of postpartum recovery, help identifying perinatal mood disorders, light housekeeping, meal preparation and more! Birth support offered at the Queensway-Carleton Hospital, The Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus, The Montfort Hospital, The Ottawa Birth and Wellness Centre and The Gatineau Hospital. Custom Post Partum Support Available




Ottawa Doula Services


Birth and postpartum doula.

  • Specializes in: Birth without medication/ Vaginal birth with medication/ Cesarean Birth/ VBAC(vaginal birth after cesarean)/ Multiples/ High risk
  • Attends births at: The Ottawa Birth & Wellness Centre, Montfort Hospital, The Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus, Ottawa Hospital General Campus, Queensway Carleton Hospital, Almonte Hospital, l'Hopital de Gatineau, La Maison de Naissance de l'Outaouais & Home births in the National Capital Region.




National Capital Doulas


Doulas offering pregnancy education, birth and postpartum support. Pregnancy

  • In-home childbirth education (2 x 3-hr classes)
  • In-home comfort measures class (2 hrs)
  • In-home lactation education before birth (2 hrs)
Birth support Packages include telephone and email support, access to extensive lending library, on-call support throughout pregnancy, review of comfort measures, birth planning and infant feeding information, TENS unit access and continuous support during labour and birth.

Postpartum Support

First night home, Overnight support, Lactation support after birth, Babywearing education