Midwives

Midwives

Deciding women's lives are worth saving: expanding the role of midlevel providers in safe abortion care

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Ipas
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Chapel Hill, NC

Makes a case for empowering, training and supporting nurses, physican assistants and midwives to deliver critically needed safe abortion and related services.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1882220331
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Association of Midwives of Newfoundland and Labrador

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services

Provides professional information for midwives, and promotes the recognition of the role of midwives.

Primary Telephone: 
709-777-8140
Street Address: 
Rm 107 Centre for Nursing Studies Southcott Hall 100 Forest Rd
City: 
St. John's
Province: 
Newfoundland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
A1A 1E5

Midwives Association of NWT

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Clinical or health care services

Provides a framework for communication and support among midwives, including on-line discussions, conference calls, meetings, peer reviews and others.

Primary Telephone: 
867-872-6253
Email Address: 
Midwives.nwt.nu@auroranet.nt.ca
Fax Number: 
867-872-5516
Street Address: 
PO Box 995
City: 
Fort Smith
Province: 
Northwest Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
X0E 0P0

Health personnel trends in Canada, 1993 to 2002

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents data on 21 selected health personnel groups.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1553922794 (PDF)

Birth Unlimited

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Serves as a resource for people seeking information about natural birthing options in Calgary. Offers listings for those searching for a midwife, doula, doctor and other complementary health practitioner who are baby-friendly.

Primary Telephone: 
403-237-8839
Email Address: 
birthing@telus.net
Fax Number: 
403-262-4210
Street Address: 
232C-3630 Brentwood Rd NW
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T2L 1K8

Solving the maternity care crisis: making way for midwifery's contribution

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Jude Kornelsen
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

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

ISBN/ISSN: 
BCCEWH MIDW.K67 2003
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Delivering an alternative: an overview of the regulation of midwifery in Manitoba

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Margaret Haworth-Brockman
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the successes and challenges of making midwifery care available to Manitoban women, particularly for those who live outside of Winnipeg.

ISBN/ISSN: 
Project #56

Association of Ontario Midwives

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development
Advocacy
Clinical or health care services

Forms the professional body representing midwives and the practice of midwifery in the province of Ontario. Provides information on midwifery, and the location of midwifery practices to consumers.

Primary Telephone: 
416-425-9974
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
admin@aom.on.ca, comms@aom.on.ca
Fax Number: 
416-425-6905
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-418-3773
Street Address: 
365 Bloor St. E., Suite 301
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4W 3L4

Canadian Association of Midwives

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Policy development

Forms a national, professional association of both individual midwives across Canada and their professional associations. Web site provides lists of midwifery practices and midwives in each province and territory, relevant links, and the work, and initiatives of the association. // Forme un organisme national qui représente les personnes habilitées à exercer la profession de sage-femme au Canada

Primary Telephone: 
514-807-3668
Email Address: 
admin@canadianmidwives.org
Fax Number: 
514-738-0370
Street Address: 
442-6555 de la Cote-des-Neiges Rd
City: 
Montréal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H3S 2A6
Internal Notes : 
multiple languages found - // in abstract

Midwives Alliance of North America

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Training
Advocacy
Clinical or health care services

Forms an organization to provide a nurturing forum for support and cooperation among midwives. Web site provides information on the organization, resources for midwives, and relevant links.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@mana.org
Fax Number: 
417-777-6181
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-923-6262
Street Address: 
172-313 375 Rockbridge Rd
City: 
Lilburn
Province: 
Georgia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
30047
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