The Birthing Way Birth Services

“Providing continuous care to birthing women and families”

Doula: A woman trained and experienced in childbirth who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to women during pregnancy, labour, birth and the postpartum period.

Services provided:

Studies have shown that, with a doula:

  • The duration of the birth process is decreased by as much as 25%
  • Cesarean surgery rates is reduced by 50%
  • Requests for pain medications is reduced by 60%
  • There is over all greater satisfaction with birth
  • There is increased success in breastfeeding
  • There is lower incidence of postpartum depression and faster recovery
  • Women who have doulas at their birth have been assessed as being more sensitive, loving, and responsive to their infants


Holly Malashewsky is a certified DONA birth doula, postpartum doula, breastfeeding counsellor and photographer. She has been attending births and providing support through pregnancy, birth and beyond since 2004.

Now accepting clients in the Okanagan, including: Kamloops, Salmon Arm, Vernon and surrounding areas


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Photography by Holly Malashewsky

Photography by Holly Malashewsky












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