Bean Family Wellness Offers Pregnancy, Birth, Postpartum Services in Manitoba
At Bean Family Wellness, our goal is to keep you and your family living well from day one! We are proud to offer a variety of services to guide you through the journey to meeting your little bean (and beyond).
Birth Doula Services
Birth Doulas are Professional Childbirth Assistants who provide non-medical care and support to families during pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period. All Doula Service Collections include up to 3 prenatal visits, attendance at your birth, and up to 2 postpartum visits, plus other inclusions. Professional Birth Doula Services are available in Winnipeg and select areas of Rural Manitoba. Please visit the Doula Services page for full details.
Group Prenatal Classes
Bean Family Wellness offers group prenatal classes (weekend or evening series) in Winnipeg and Select Communities in Rural Manitoba.
Classes include learning in a group setting on Pregnancy, Labour and Childbirth, Postpartum, and Babycare. Classes aim to educate you and empower you for a positive birth and postpartum experience, however you define it!
Private Prenatal Classes
Bean Family Wellness offers one-time 4-hour private prenatal classes in the comfort of your home, at a time that is suitable for your family. For families located outside of our service area, private classes can be arranged in the Bean Family Wellness Studio / Classroom, located in Sunny Silver Heights, St. James.
All Classes include education on Pregnancy, Labour and Childbirth, Postpartum, and Babycare, but is further customized to the preferences of your family. Classes aim to educate you and empower you for a positive birth and postpartum experience, however you define it!
Private *Refresher* Prenatal Classes
Bean Family Wellness offers one-time 2-hour private *refresher* prenatal classes in the comfort of your home, at a time that is suitable for your family. Classes include education on Pregnancy, Labour and Childbirth, Postpartum, and Babycare, but is focused mostly on labour, childbirth, comfort measures, and postpartum adjustment. Private classes are further customized to the preferences of your family.
Birth Wishes / Birth Plan Workshop
Prepare for a more positive birth experience. This is a private in-home workshop with a professional birth doula to discuss your birth wishes, create a birth wishes document (Birth Plan), and become more educated on your birth options. This is a great option for families who would like more information and help creating a Birth Wishes Document, who are choosing not to have a doula for their birth or would like more information on creating their own. .
High quality rental products for your birth and postpartum experience (birth pools, TENS machines, and hospital grade breast pumps) with FREE city-wide delivery in Winnipeg and select areas of Rural Manitoba.
Birth Pool, TENS Machine, and Breast Pump Rentals
Prenatal and Postpartum Support Groups
Winnipeg Support Groups for Prenatal & Postpartum include the More Milk: Before Birth & Early Postpartum Preparation, and Positive Birth Movement Support Groups. Online and In-Person Options. **Groups are currently being offered online only and will resume in-person in 2019.
Imagery by Bean - Professional Photography Services
Imagery by Bean is a professional full-service custom photography experience offered by Bean Family Wellness. Specializing in Maternity, Birth Stories, Newborns, Children and Family Photography. Studio, Lifestyle Documentary, and on-location (indoor and outdoor) sessions available year-round.
Photographer Ilissa Kolly's work has been featured in Pathways to Family Wellness, Midwifery Today, Holistic Parenting Magazine and Natural Pregnancy Magazine.
For more information and samples, please visit the Imagery by Bean Portfolio: www.imagerybybean.ca
The Art of Breastmilk Project
Ilissa Kolly is the founder, project manager and photographer for The Art of Breastmilk Project. The Art of Breastmilk Project is a photographic and story-telling journey through the real-life experiences of parents feeding their children breastmilk. The Art of Breastmilk Project has been featured in Midwifery Today, Natural Pregnancy Magazine, and Holistic Parenting Magazine and is shared online to increase awareness and reduce stigma around various breastfeeding realities, as well as empower parents worldwide.
The Tiny Footprints Project
Bean Family Wellness is a volunteer for The Tiny Footprints Project. The Tiny Footprints Project is a North American Organization that matches families with premature babies in NICU with professional photographers to provider complimentary photography sessions.
Bean Family Wellness is happy to offer a complimentary lending library for clients. Titles focus on pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, family, and natural living topics.