Author: Westside Midwives

Classes now running at Westside Midwives

We are thrilled to be hosting classes for expectant and new parents at Westside Midwives in our renovated clinic space! One of our clinic goals is to foster community connections by bringing together programs that are relevant to our clientele. At the moment, there are prenatal classes offered by Dancing Star Childbirth, first-aid for infants…
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Microbirth Screening- May 5th at the York Theatre

Please join the Vancouver Department of Midwives for a community screening of the film “Microbirth” on Thursday May 5, 2016 at the York Theatre, 639 Commercial Drive. From their website: ““Microbirth” is a new 60 minute documentary investigating the latest scientific research about the microscopic events happening during childbirth. These events could have life-long consequences…
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Hellos and Goodbyes

There are some changes to the faces you’ll see at Westside Midwives. One of our lovely administrators, Lindsay, has moved on to have more time to commit to her studies and passion around investigating and promoting care for pregnant people in BC. While we’ll miss Lindsay at the front and her incredible administration skills, we…
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Blue team annual alumni picnic a success!

Thanks to all the “alumni” families who joined the midwives from the Blue Team to celebrate another year of babies and bellies. We are carrying the tradition we started at Open Door Midwifery- but with a venue closer to our news digs. We gathered at Jericho Beach on a Wednesday mid-September, and despite the iffy…
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UBC Midwifery students set to start clinical placements in September 2015.

Westside Midwives is pleased to welcome two UBC Midwifery students to our practice. Jade Bowman Jade Bowman is a 4th year midwifery student and she will be working with the Green Team from September 2015 – April 2016. Melissa Sanford Melissa Sanford is a 2nd year midwifery student and she will be working with the…
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Midwives From Open Door Midwifery Join Westside!

Westside Midwives is pleased to announce the expansion of the Practice in July 2015!  We welcome the arrival of Thea Parkin, Jasmine Freed, Lena Rowat and Frances Millerd. These four awesome midwives come to us from their previous practice at Open Door Midwifery which was located in the Hycroft Building at 16th and Granville (3195 Granville…
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