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Ottawa Birth and Wellness Centre

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-260-1441
Fax 613-260-2332
Primary Contact Lesley Hoyles, Manager of Operations; Phone: 613-260-1441 ext 203; Email:
Alternate Contact Elyse Banham, Executive Director; Phone: 613-260-1441 ext 204; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Phone: * r
Address & Map
Canon Building
2260 Walkley Rd, Suite 101
Ottawa, ON K1G 6A8
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Physical Access Partially Accessible - Main door (of Canon building) has a wheelchair button, Wellness Centre washrooms have an accessible stall but doors have to be opened * Birth Centre entrance is fully accessible, including birth suites
Description & Services
Description (Service) Midwife-led community healthcare facility specializing in natural childbirth and the care of pregnant women, new parents and young babies * birth suites give women the option of an informal, family-centered place to deliver their children * community area: home to a host of pre- and post-natal professionals who provide information, encouragement and a range of wellness services to parents and parents-to-be 
* weekly free parenting & breastfeeding drop-in 
* pelvic floor physiotherapy 
* prenatal classes 
* mom-and-baby classes 
* yoga classes 
Tours offered to midwifery clients every Thursday and Saturday and every second Monday * French tours offered upon request * Monthly Choice of Birthplace Information Sessions
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Centre is available Mon-Sun 24 hours for births
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Birth Centre: pregnant people with midwives and experiencing a low-risk pregnancy * Wellness Centre for classes and services: all Ottawa residents
Application To sign up for a tour visit * Choice of Birthplace Information Sessions offered once per month, call to register
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - wellness services such as pre-natal yoga and other classes ; None - labour and delivery services, breastfeeding and parenting drop-in
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Other Details
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2014
Funding Provincial
Date Updated 19 Jul 2019
Service Categories Childbirth Education ; Delivery/Childbirth ; Massage Therapy ~ Pregnant Women ; Naturopathy ~ Pregnant Women ; Physical Fitness ~ Pregnant Women ; Prenatal Care

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