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MotherWit Meet
the Doulas Soiree
You are cordially invited to a gathering hosted by the MotherWit Doulas!  Whether you are just trying to figure out if doula care is right for you, want to show off your new babies...

2nd Wednesday of each month at our NDG locaction
5726 Sherbrooke West
Suite 214

Next Meetings:

Jan 13 2016
Feb 10 2016
March 9 2016

7:00 - 8:30
No Need to RSVP

West Island Meet the MotherWit Doulas Soiree!!
1st Monday of each month at
Quanta Wellness Centre 57 Donegani,
Pointe-Claire QC
H9R 2V8

Next Meetings:
Nocember 2nd 7pm!

7:00 - 8:30
No Need to RSVP


Birth Essentials
Prenatal Classes

(Childbirth Education)

2 Day Intensives
5726 Sherbrooke W Suite 214

Next Sessions Start:

Jan 16/30 2016
Feb 6/20 2016
Mar 12/19 2016
Apr 16/23 2016
May 14/21 2016

NEW !!

Weekly Thursday Night Classes in the West Island 5 Week Sessions 6:30-9pm
Classes are held at Quanta Wellness Centre 57 Donegani,
Pointe-Claire QC
H9R 2V8

CPR Family and Friends
Infant and Child
Feb 21 10am-2:30pm

Doula Training

Next Sessions:

2015 Birth Doula Trainings

CORE Birth Doula Training

Nov 26-29 2015
Montreal QC


Postpartum Doula Training

November 12-15
Edmonton Alberta

December 3-6 2015
Wichita Kansas

December 3-6 2015
Monttreal QC



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Welcome to MotherWit Doula Care

MotherWit Doula Care strives to provide the essential support services you need for your childbirth experience in Montreal, Canada. Offering holistic prenatal education, childbirth companionship, breastfeeding support, postpartum care,  and doula training, MotherWit Doula Care lovingly guides you through your journey into motherhood.

What is MotherWit? The word "motherwit" refers to an innate knowledge; a wisdom based on intuition and common sense. With the majority of pre/postnatal visits, prenatal classes, and births taking place in clinical hospital settings, the fact that birth is usually a normal, healthy process is sometimes elusive.  MotherWit Doula Care seeks to reclaim the belief that birth is a family-centred as opposed to a medical-centred event,  and encourages you to explore the opportunities for personal growth and healing during this transformational time.

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Every kind of birth, from natural labour to those with interventions which preserve the mother's and baby's health and/or comfort, is a monumental event in a woman's life we hope she can look back upon with a sense of triumph.

MotherWit believes that a "good" pregnancy/birth/parenting experience is not necessarily one in which everything goes as expected. This is one of the most challenging aspects of the childbearing year: that we don't have a lot of control over how it unfolds.  While we can influence the normal process by maintaining optimal health, ultimately, we are not in control.  What contributes to a good experience is respect for parental concerns, support for their needs and desires, and parental involvement in all the decision making whenever possible. MotherWit Doula Care strives to empower families to make informed choices based upon their needs and values surrounding birth and parenting.

MotherWit Doula Care believes all aspects of a woman's life touch her birthing experience, from how she cares for herself, to the attitudes she was taught to believe about childbirth, to how she copes with stress and pain. MotherWit guides the pregnant woman to discover and work through the concerns she has during pregnancy, thus creating space for calmer and more centred birthing and mothering. Nourishing the whole woman, her body, mind, and spirit, is the role of the MotherWit doula. This is done through encouraging her to find a doctor or midwife with whom the expecting parents have good rapport, good nutrition, couple communication, discussing her intuitions, facilitating emotional exploration, bodywork, and practical prenatal education. When a woman has created an internal environment which makes her feel powerful about embarking upon the unknown journey ahead and is surrounded with good support, she enters into motherhood with a greater sense of confidence and wellbeing. MotherWit honours new babies, mothers, and fathers as our most precious citizens, and seeks to nourish this relationship for the benefit of generations to come.

Welcome to this site. MotherWit wishes you a wonderful birth, Gentle Mother.

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