APPOINTMENTS & CONTACT

To schedule an appointment fill in the contact form below and we will be in touch with you within 48 hrs.

 

Mailing Address: 5480 Laburnum Ave

Powell River BC, V8A 4M8

Fax:  1.866.531.2913

 

NON-URGENT:

Text (on silent) 604.414.0085 or Email powellrivermidwifery@gmail.com​

 

URGENT CALLS: DO NOT TEXT URGENT MATTERS

  • Phone 604.414.0085

  • If you don’t get a response within 15 minutes call again.

  • If you still don’t get a response within another 15 min, please phone the Hospital Maternity 604.485.3211 ext 4387.  We make every effort to ensure service, but when doing home visits North or South of town we do not always have cell service. Maternity should know how to get in touch with us and direct you to care.

 

WHEN TO PAGE URGENTLY?

 

Pregnancy

  • Bleeding that is more than a couple spots on your underwear & not with mucus (your show)

  • You have a fever over 38C/101F that is not helped by Tylenol

  • Vomiting for more than 24hrs leading to dehydration

  • You are concerned about baby moving less than 6 times in 2 hrs

  • Abdominal pain, intense, persistent or unusual, unrelieved by rest, bath heat, massage etc.

Labour

  • 1st Baby: Follow the “3,2,1” rule! Strong regular contractions, 3 minutes apart, for 2 Hours, contractions lasting at least 1 minute long and you can’t talk through them

  • If you know you are in active labour and need us now, Page Urgently!

  • If you suspect your bag of water (membranes) has leaked AND  you are GBS positive OR  you notice a greenish or foul odour (meconium)

 

If you do not need us immediately, please wait until morning. We appreciate our chances to sleep through the night, and having us well slept and perky when labour gets hard may be just what you need!

Clinic cell, texts are silent:

604.414.0085

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