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Organization: Ottawa Birth and Wellness Centre  
Phone Numbers: 613-260-1441
Fax: 613-260-2332
Canon Building
2260 Walkley Rd, Suite 101
Ottawa, ON
K1G 6A8
Intersection: St Laurent Blvd and Walkley Rd
Accessibility: Partially Accessible    Partially Accessible
Accessibility Notes: 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
Hours: Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Centre is available Mon-Sun 24 hours for births
Contacts: Lesley Hoyles - Manager of Operations
613-260-1441 ext 203 *
Elyse Banham - Executive Director
613-260-1441 ext 204 *
Service Description: 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
  • naturopathic services
  • 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

Fees: Service - wellness services such as pre-natal yoga and other classes * None - labour and delivery services, breastfeeding and parenting drop-in
Application: To sign up for a tour visit * Choice of Birthplace Information Sessions offered once per month, call to register
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Birth Centre: women with midwives and in a low-risk pregnancy * Wellness Centre for classes and services: all Ottawa residents
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French reception, programs, and website
Area(s) Served:
Eastern Ontario  
See Also: Childbirth
Prenatal Classes and Programs
Women's Health Care Centres

This information was last completely updated on July 4, 2018

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