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Wellness

Wellness at Willow Midwife Center

At Willow, we pride ourselves on providing family-centered care to women of all ages. We offer the following wellness services, as well as classes and events, with more to follow soon.

Well-Woman and Gynecological Care

Our Certified Nurse-Midwives provide a complete range of well-woman and gynecological care including routine pelvic exams, annual check-ups, Pap, STI testing and birth control counseling.

Well-Woman Care

At Willow Midwife Center your annual exam is a relaxed, educational experience, performed gently in a comfortable environment with a midwife who will talk you through it, listen to what you have to say, and provide you with an opportunity to discuss any concerns you may have as well as your options for care.

Family Planning

We offer a full range of options including hormonal and non-hormonal methods of birth control. We will take time to review your options and help you decide on the birth control method that is right for you.

Counseling and instruction for Natural Family Planning and the Fertility Awareness Method

Counseling and instruction for Natural Family Planning and the Fertility Awareness Method

Cervical caps

Diaphragms

Mirena IUD, Skyla IUD, Paraguard IUD, Liletta IUD

Oral contraceptive pills, patch, ring

Family Medicine & Primary Care

More information coming soon.

Classes
Birthing at Willow Midwife Center

Our Birthing at Willow Class is a customized class useful to anyone planning an out-of-hospital birth.

We require attendance at our ‘Birthing at Willow Midwife Center Class’ by week 35 of your pregnancy (ideally between 32-35 weeks) for all families who plan to birth in Willow Midwife Center. If you will be inviting anyone to your birth (friends, family members, Doulas, etc.), please plan for them to also attend. They will benefit from the information, and be better prepared to support you after having an opportunity to meet us.

First Trimester Class - Offered monthly. Topics include: physical and emotional changes of pregnancy, eating for two, exercise during pregnancy, common discomforts and how to manage them, and more.

Second Trimester Class - Offered monthly. Topics include watching weight gain, warning signs, childbirth preparation and education options available

Third Trimester Class - Offered monthly. Topics include labor signs, process of labor, preparing for labor and birth, postpartum care, newborn care.

Other Classes

We also offer classes in Childbirth Preparation, Newborn Care, Breastfeeding Basics, Nutrition, Early Home Care, Pediatric CPR and Family Safety, Car Seat Clinic, Baby Wearing, Birthing from Within. Please contact us for more information or visit our calendar.

Yoga

Nikki BrewerPre and postnatal yoga classes are available at Willow Midwife Center, check our calendar for dates and times. Classes will be offered by Nikki Brewer of Ha Yoga Tempe. Nikki has been teaching yoga for 5 years, and we are honored to have her offer classes at the Loft at Willow.

 

The first thing Nikki learned about yoga is that it is a connection of mind, body and spirit. What she learned in 20 years of being a mother to three sons is motherhood is a connection of mind, body and spirit. She brings the experience of a labor and birth instructor and doula into her yoga classes. She believes in encouraging moms to embrace their pregnancy and her classes help pregnant moms to find a better understanding of the sensations of labor: strength and endurance, sinking and surrendering. Her postnatal classes help build your community as a mama. Strong women empower one another. These classes help transition into the ebb and flow of being a new mother.

Luna Acupuncture at Willow Loft

Kari-Ann Hubbard, Dipl.O.M., L.Ac

Kari-Ann Hubbard is the owner and founder of Luna Acupuncture (formerly Three Needles Acupuncture). She is a state and nationally board certified practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine and has a Master’s degree in Oriental Medicine from Phoenix Institute for Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture.  She has been practicing in the Arizona since 2012 and has over 3,000 hours of clinical experience. Areas of clinical experience include women’s reproductive health, pain management and palliative cancer care through Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Advanced Acupuncture program. Her community involvement has included complimentary services to Virginia Piper’s Body, Mind and Spirit Program, the Melonhead Foundation and a community provider for Ironwood Cancer and Research Center in Gilbert, AZ.

With a focus on providing gentle and holistic health care, Kari-Ann encourages positive health shifts by incorporating acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, dietary therapy, mind-body techniques as well as appropriate supplements to promote total well-being and healing for women in all phases of their health. She firmly believes in providing gentle care tailored to each patient’s specific needs as a cornerstone to providing successful treatments.

As a mother to three boys, her love of holistic medicine has grown to provide supportive care for women in mind, body and spirit. Her positive birth experiences with the midwives at Willow Birth Center reinforced her passion for comprehensive and supportive care for women. Her wish is to create an enjoyable birth experience as well as a nurtured postpartum period for mothers.

Schedule a visit with Kari-Ann for Acupuncture, Acupressure, Cupping, Herbal Consultations and more here .

Counseling

Including preconception, newborn and childbirth education, lactation – Visit our calendar for dates, times and more information.

New Moms Support Group

A biweekly new moms support group for moms with their babies, ages 2 weeks to 4 months, to come together and share their experiences of the highs and lows of motherhood in a safe and supportive environment. One of our midwives will be present to facilitate discussions and to help with any questions the moms may have. You may also weigh your baby and get tips on breastfeeding while you engage in discussion with your new circle of friends. Visit our calendar for dates and times.

Events

We will have regular events such as our Fall festival, Doula nights, and meet the team teas. Visit our calendar for dates, times and more information.

Tour, Classes & Event Calendar

Check out calendar to find out more about our classes, center tours and events.

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Schedule An AppointmentContact Willow Midwife Center Today

To learn more about our wellness services, classes or events, please call us at 480-565-5990 or use our contact form.

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