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Human immunodeficiency virus, acquired immuno-deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS)

Presents the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement regard the role midwives should play to treat and help reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS. Link conntects to MS work read only doc.

Published: 1999
Planned pregnancies and parenthood

Presents the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement regarding the midwives role in women's right to control her own fertility.

Published: 1999
Care of women post abortion

Presents the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement regarding midwives' role in the care of women post abortion.

Published: 2002
The promotion of vaginal birth in preference to Caesarean section in the absence of evidence-based clinical criteria  
http://www.internationalmidwives.org/Portals/5/promotion%20of%20vaginal%20delivery2002.pdf

Presents the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement regarding vaginal births and elective caesarean sections. PDF required to read.

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Published: 2002
Positive action to reduce smoking and passive smoking in pregnancy  
http://www.internationalmidwives.org/Portals/5/Positive%20action%20to%20reduce%20smoking%20and%20passive%20smoking%20in%20pregnancy2002.pdf

Presents the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement regarding the midwive's role in addressing issues surrounding smoking in pregnancy. PDF required to read.

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Published: 2002
Midwives and the abuse of women and children  
http://www.internationalmidwives.org/Documentation/PositionStatements/English/tabid/759/Default.aspx

Presents the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement regarding the role midwives should play to help eliminate violence against women and children.

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Published: 2002
Female genital mutilation

Presents the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement regarding female genital mutilation. PDF required to read.

Published: 1999
Midwives Association of New Brunswick E-Group  
http://www.manb-asfnb.ca/egroup.htm

Provides an electronic discussion list to discuss issues related to Midwifery in New Brunswick.

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Care of the newborn  
http://www.internationalmidwives.org/Statements/Care%20of%20the%20newborn.pdf

Presents the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement regarding the role of midwives in the care of newborns.

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Published: 2002
Solving the maternity care crisis: making way for midwifery's contribution  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/midwifbrief.pdf

Argues that midwives are ideally positioned to meet demands for maternity care. Provides policy recommendations to improve midwifery's contribution.

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Published: 2003