Tsi Non:we Ionnakeratstha Ona:grahsta

Tsi Non: we Ionnakeratstha Ona:grahsta is more than just a birthing centre; It is a full-service maternal and child health centre.

Historically, Aboriginal Midwives cared for women and their families in all seasons of life. Since May 1996, the Aboriginal Midwives at Tsi Non:we Ionnakeratstha Ona:grahsta, have been:

  • caring for women during pregnancy, labour and delivery, and after the birth of their babies
  • providing a balance of traditional and contemporary midwifery services
  • offering programming that complements and supports clients' personal beliefs and customs

Programs at at Tsi Non: we Ionnakeratstha Ona:grahsta are open to all Indigenous people and include:

  • prenatal classes
  • prenatal exercise classes
  • Moms and Tots group (childcare provided)
  • Male self-care workshops
  • Gardening program
  • Woman in All her Seasons (Traditional teachings related to adolescent rites of passage, childbearing, menopausal and Grandmother)
  • Female self-care workshops
  • Traditional Medicine Sessions
  • Traditional parenting workshops
  • Traditional foods gathering
  • Family/maternal resource library
  • Aboriginal Lactation Consultant on call 24/hrs day…

For more information on the programs at Tsi Non: we Ionnakeratstha Ona:grahsta visit their website.