Family Care

MotherCare & Next Step

Wed, July 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Weekly on Wednesday, forever

MotherCare & Next Step is a weekly drop-in program for pregnant women and new mothers. This program provides mother’s FREE milk, prenatal vitamins, and nutritious foods, prenatal and postnatal health information, and breastfeeding and parenting support strategies. This program also includes on-site programs for children accompanying their moms! 

Eligibility for MotherCare:

  • Women who are pregnant
  • Women with kids 0-2 months of age (if you started attending program while pregnant)

Eligibility for Next Step:

  • Women with kids 3-36 months of age
  • Women with kids 0-2 months of age (if you started attending program after the birth of your child)

Notice: MotherCare and Next Step will not be running programs on December 28 and January 4.

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845 King St #10
Midland ON L4R 0B7
Canada

Mama Tribe

Wed, July 17, 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Weekly on Wednesday, forever
(May 16, 2018; September 12, 2018; December 26, 2018; January 2, 2019)

This drop-in peer support group is offered to mothers who are looking for caring, non-judgmental, mother-to-mother support and educational opportunities. Pregnant women, new moms and their babies will have the opportunity to meet other moms in the area, speak with trained peer leaders and visit with special guests including a public health nurse, lactation consultant, nurse practitioner, postpartum mood disorder specialist and many others. Whether you choose to bottle or breastfeed, all are welcome to drop by!

*Nursing and breastfeeding support is available during Mama Tribe.

CSC CHIGAMIK CHC, Cedar Room
845 King St #10 Midland ON L4R 0B7 Canada

Choice of Birthplace Information Night

Wed, July 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
July 17, 2019; October 16, 2019

Deciding where to have your baby can be a difficult decision! The Midland Midwives are offering an information night to help you learn about your different birthing options, including local hospitals, water and home births. Families and care providers not currently in Midwifery care are also welcome. Register today!

CSC CHIGAMIK CHC
845 King Street
Midland ON

Infant Massage: The Basics

Thu, August 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Infant massage is a great way to bond with your baby. Come and learn from Doula and Registered Massage Therapist, Miranda Garneau, about the many benefits of infant massage including: stimulating baby’s central nervous system and increasing baby’s body awareness. Participants will also learn about abdominal massage to help with digestion and colic, and soothing and relaxing techniques to help baby sleep! Babies are welcome! To learn more about Chigamik’s Biidaaban Doula Collective, click here.

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845 King Street
Midland ON

Hectic to Happy: 3 Secrets to Feeling Productive and Present as a Busy Mom

Wed, September 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Being a new mom can be overwhelming and even frustrating at times! This workshop will provide new moms with the tools and resources to start feeling productive and present in their daily life. Doula Tasha Robitaille, will teach participants how to make the ultimate shift from feeling worried and overwhelmed as a new mom, to feeling confident, productive and present in life. If you’re a new mom, heading back to work, working mom or mompreneur, this workshop is for you! An online option may be available for those who cannot attend during the day. Babies are also welcome!

CSC CHIGAMIK CHC
845 King Street
Midland ON

Labour and Birth Class

Wed, September 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
September 25, 2019; December 4, 2019

This workshop is one of a two part series organized by the Simcoe Muskoka Health Unit. Join the Midland Midwives as they teach expectant parents about the physiology of labour and birth, what to expect, complications and pain relief options. It’s a great opportunity to meet other pregnant women and families in the area, and get answers to your labour and birth questions.

CSC CHIGAMIK CHC
845 King Street
Midland ON