Birth Helpers work towards reclaiming Indigenous birth and parenting practices for a diverse range of families and communities. Multiple positions are currently available.
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Strengthening our First Nations communities... one birth at a time.
Wiijii’idiwag Ikwewag provides support that promotes traditional Indigenous child birth and parenting teachings capable of supporting Indigenous families and especially mothers in a traditional way.
Birthing & Pregnancy Support for Manitoba's First Nations Women
We believe that reigniting the personal power of our women is the critical first step in strengthening the bond between mother and child and healing our communities.
Balancing traditional knowledge with current education, birthing science and proven support systems, Wiijii’idiwag Ikwewag offers education through support services to help mothers to transition successfully through the birth cycle into parenting the next generation of children in our Manitoba First Nations communities.
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The Program & Curriculum Developer/Male Family Support Worker will report directly to the Project Coordinator of Wiijii’idiwag Ikwewag and will be responsible for providing highly compassionate, skilled and knowledgeable support to men during the pregnancy of their partner or child’s parent, the birth of their child and during the first year of life.
In June, the Southern First Nations Network of Care, located in Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada) officially announced the launch of a historic initiative titled Restoring the Sacred Bond.