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Midwife Services


Personalized pregnancy care on the north shore.

Coast Midwifery appreciates that pregnancy and labour are healthy normal events that occur within the life of a family – this at the heart of our expertise. We work in partnership with women to give the necessary support, care and expertise during pregnancy, labour, delivery and up to six weeks postpartum.

Pregnancy Care

Midwives provide all medical prenatal care, otherwise provided by a family physician or obstetrician.  In home visits are scheduled to allow time to explain and discuss test results answer questions and prepare for delivery.

Hospital Birth

Coast Midwifery has privileges at Lion’s Gate Hospital in North Vancouver. At present, Lions Gate is the only Baby-Friendly hospital in the lower mainland.


Some low-risk expectant parents are candidates for homebirth, midwives are fully trained and equipped to facilitate this choice.

Postpartum Care

Regular check-ups for the mother and newborn until six weeks of age, including assistance with breastfeeding.