Pregnancy & Postpartum Support in Victoria BC

by Brood

Having the right support during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum can make all the difference in your experience of parenthood. Victoria (the one in BC, Canada that is!) is a community that recognizes the importance of holistic and personalized care for expecting and new parents. In this guide, we’ll explore the array of resources available, including Midwifery clinics, prenatal and pregnancy-related classes, support groups, doulas, and more — to help navigate the experience of becoming a parent (in Victoria!).

Brood services are available in Victoria, BC Canada, so if you’re there and want to find out more, reach out!

Midwifery Care Victoria

Roundhouse Midwives

Roundhouse Midwives offers Registered Midwives that provide maternity care to pregnant people and their newborn babies from early pregnancy, during labour and birth, and until six weeks postpartum. Say hi to Caitlin, she works reception there and is a friend of Brood. https://www.roundhousemidwives.com/ 

Location: 1506 Burnside Rd W, Victoria, BC, V9E 2E2

Victoria Midwives Collective

Victoria Midwives Collective offers comprehensive midwifery care, personalized birth plans, and postpartum support. https://themidwivescollective.ca/ 

Location: 107-1120 Yates St, Victoria, BC V8V 3M9 

Cook Street Midwives

Cook Street Midwives provide comprehensive care during pregnancy, labour and birth, and for six weeks postpartum. Brood vetted and approved for Queer and Trans families looking for pregnancy, birth and postpartum care! https://www.cookstmidwives.com/ 

Location: 101-1005 Cook Street Victoria, BC, Canada V8V 3Z6

Careworkers

Jennifer Appedaile

A Victoria postpartum doula that facilitates closing of the bones ceremonies. https://www.returningtowholeness.org/ 

Erin Law, Lodestar Holistic 

https://lodestarholistic.ca/  

Location: William Stevenson Park, 1240 Gladstone Ave, Victoria, BC V8T 1G6, Canada 

Nesting Doula Collective

Nesting Doula Collective provides care and support to Black, Indigenous and communities of colour at all stages of their reproductive journey from conception to postpartum. They are a growing collective of Black, Indigenous, and people of colour who are trained in providing professional, empowering, and anti-oppressive Doula support to our diverse clients and families. https://www.nestingdoulacollective.com/ 

Bodyworkers & Movement 

Nurture and Flo

Providing services in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy, Naturopathy, Clinical Counselling, Psychology, Holistic Nutrition, and Registered Massage Therapy. https://www.nurtureandflo.com/ 

Location: 1080 Meares Street, Victoria BC

Lagoon Prenatal

Lagoon Prenatal is a collective of healthcare professionals working in the fields of hormonal and menstrual health, perinatal care and recovery, mental health, and lactation/feeding consulting.https://lagoonprenatal.com/ 

Location: 496 Owens Road Colwood BC, V9C 2B9

Laura WernerPelvic Floor Physio 

Laura’s work is focused on the management and treatment of pelvic floor, abdominal, uro-gynecological and lumbopelvic dysfunctions. Brood vetted and approved for Queer and Trans families. https://laurawerner.ca/

Location:  #113 – 785 Station Ave, Victoria BC

Fernwood Movement Academy

https://fernwoodmovementacademy.com/ 

Location: 851 Yates Street, Victoria, BC

Malcolm Clark – U Retreat

Offer integrated body work through hands-on body work and at-home exercises. https://www.uretreat.ca/malcolm/ 

Location: 1500 Haultain Street, Victoria BC 

Soma

Soma Victoria offers Registered Massage Therapy, Acupuncture, Physiotherapy, Kinesiology and Private Pilates. https://somavictoria.ca/ 

Location: 1358 Gladstone Ave Victoria, BC V8R 1S1

Nicole Brown – Acupuncturist at Copper Mountain Centre

Nicole Brown offers acupuncture, tuina (massage), gua sha, cupping or moxa in almost every treatment. https://www.coppermountaincentre.com/practitioners/nicole-brown/ 

Location:  202 – 239 Menzies St. Victoria, BC V8V 2G6

Mental Health Support 

The Nest Counselling

The Nest Counselling offerings individuals, and couples in Victoria BC. https://www.nestcounselling.ca/ 

Location: Virtual Support, online (Victoria, BC) 

Wholeness Counselling

Wholeness Counselling offers in-person, and online counselling. Brood vetted and approved for Queer and Trans families. https://www.wholenesscounselling.ca/ 

Location: 1284 Gladstone Ave, Fernwood Square, Victoria BC 

Level Living Counselling

Level Living Counselling & Consulting offerings in-person, and online counselling services for individuals, couples and families. https://www.levellivingcc.com/ 

Location: #201 – 1600 Bay Street, Victoria BC V8R 2B6

Bodymind Counselling

Bodymind Counselling specializes in one-on-one sessions tailored to individual adults and couples. https://www.bodymindcounselling.ca/ 

Location: 620 View Street, Suite 314 Victoria, BC V8W 1Y5

Other practitioners

SNIWOCC- Support Network for Indigenous Women and Women of Colour

SNIWWOC confronts barriers that limit access to healthcare and full reproductive choice for Canadian BIPOC women, two-spirit, and non-binary folks. https://www.sniwwoc.ca/ 

Location: Quadra Village, Victoria BC

Victoria, BC, is a welcoming community that prioritizes the well-being of expecting and new parents. Whether you’re seeking the expertise of midwives, attending informative prenatal classes, joining supportive pregnancy-related groups, or enlisting the assistance of experienced doulas, Victoria has a rich tapestry of resources to accompany you on your journey into parenthood. Embrace the support available and nurture the beginnings of this incredible chapter in your life. Brood operates in Victoria and offers services for pregnancy, birth and postpartum including in-person doula care, online courses, and workshops. 

 

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