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Midwives & Doulas

Malachite Midwives

Our midwifery care services include the provision of complete prenatal, intrapartum and postpartum care for childbearing families. Clients are accepted into care during pregnancy, and are supported until 6-8 weeks postpartum. Each family is also invited to three group visits where families can connect and build community among one another. The intention of Malachite Midwives is to empower parents in the Kelowna area to become conscientious care providers for their families. Our team strives to exemplify a model for individual, community, and environmental wellness.


Apple Tree Birth Collective

Apple Tree Birth Collective is a community of trained birth professionals working together to offer woman centered care through pregnancy, birth and beyond.
~ Supporting your journey from Root to Fruit ~

Birth Kelowna
Sara Spada

Every new family deserves care to create safe and empowering birth memories.
Birth Kelowna members strive to inspire and enrich the lives of all new families in the Kelowna community. The purpose is client centered care; supporting the transition into parenthood by providing knowledgeable, individual and non-judgmental companionship throughout a pregnancy and the postpartum period.

Birth Kelowna offers a wide variety of services including a monthly Birth Lounge!


Instinctive Birth
Karalyn Lockhart

Doula & certified placenta encapsulation specialist.
Looking for support throughout pregnancy and during labour? You've come to the right place! Instinctive Birth offers doula services in Kelowna and surrounding areas including Penticton, Summerland, Peachland, West Kelowna, Lake Country & Vernon. Please visit the Doula Services page for more information.
Need a little something for postpartum? Instinctive Birth is proud to offer the only Certified Placenta Encapsulation Service in Kelowna and the Okanagan Valley. More information can be found on the Placenta Encapsulation page.


Great Beginnings
Shannon-Tara Ames

Birthing & postpartum doula services.
What is a Postpartum Doula? A postpartum doula is a specially trained woman who assists the new mother, baby, and the rest of her family within the first few weeks after the birth of the baby. Postpartum doulas are good with children, patient, non-judgmental, and knowledgeable about newborn care and breastfeeding. The postpartum doula may offer the following:
• Breastfeeding tips
• Baby care and advice
• Household help
• Sibling care
• Meal preparation
• Running Errands
• Community Resources Information

With a postpartum doula you can get the rest you need while having you and your baby’s needs met.