Midwives

Midwives

Childbirth.org

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English
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Online
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Childbirth.org
Publication Date: 
1994-2001

Provides comprehensive listing of articles and fact sheets on all aspects of pregnancy, childbirth, and having a midwife or doula attended birth, written by midwives, doulas, nurses and other health care professionals.

Midwives

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Canadian Women's Health Network
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2001-2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides basic information about midwifery. Describes who midwives are and how they assist women in having positive birth experiences. Notes the differences between a midwife and a doula.

The midwifery option: a Canadian guide to the birth experience

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English
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Paper
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Miranda Hawkins
Sarah Knox
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HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides factual guidance as well as beautiful birth stories, all seen through the eyes of the labouring women, the parent in the first days postpartum or the mother invited to support another women in labour.

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ISBN 0006394256
MIDW.H39 2003
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Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, April 2003: At first glance, this book seems to written exclusively for expecting women, providing a great deal of "how to" information and explaining what midwifery is all about. It combines factual guidance as well as beautiful birth stories, all seen through the eyes of the labouring women, the parent in the first days postpartum or the mother invited to support another women in labour. And yet, the authors of this book, midwifery activist who want to share the inspiration they found in their birth processes, also give the reader a view of Canadian midwifery at this moment in history. They recount that not only has the demand for more family-centered, holistic birth services grown, midwifery is also seen as the answer to the predictions of a shortage of obstetric care providers in the next few decades.

Midwives Association of New Brunswick E-Group

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Midwives Association of New Brunswick
Publication Place: 
Moncton, NB

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

Midwifery: building our contribution to maternity care: proceedings from the Working Symposium, May 1-2, 2002, Vancouver, Britis

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Jude Kornelsen, ed.
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Presents the proceedings of a symposium bringing together midwifery practitioners, researchers and policy makers to address professional sustainability and to facilitate further contributions to midwifery care in Canada.

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BCCEWH MIDW.K67 2003
ISBN 189435625x
ISSN 14817268
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Includes bibliographical references.

College of Midwives of Manitoba

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Policy development

Forms a self-regulating governing body whose main function is protection of the public by ensuring that midwives follow the standards of midwifery practice.

Primary Telephone: 
204-783-4520
Email Address: 
admin@midwives.mb.ca
Fax Number: 
204-779-1490
Street Address: 
235-500 Portage Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 3X1

Midwifery care: women's experiences, hopes and reflections

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Meaghan Moon
Lorna Breitkreuz
Cathy Ellis
Cindy Hanson
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Documents women's experiences with midwifery. Provides recommendations to policy makers regarding the implementation of midwifery.

ISBN/ISSN: 
PWHCE MIDW.M66 1999
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Includes bibliographical references.

A difficult labour: experiences of registering to be a midwife in British Columbia

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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)
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Paper
Author: 
Jude Kornelsen
Elaine Carty
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Investigates the experiences of the first group of women who applied to register as midwives in British Columbia.

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BCCEWH MIDW.K67 2001
ISBN 1894356195
ISSN 14817268
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Series: Perspectives on Midwifery Includes bibliographical references.

Midwives and woman centred care

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Edith M. Hillan
Margaret M. McGuire
Lindsay Reid
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University of Glasgow, Department of Nursing & Midwifery Sutdies
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Glasgow, Scotland

Assesses midwives' job satisfaction, attitudes to the changes in the maternity services which have occurred in response to changes in government policy, and perceptions and attitudes to woman centred care.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0852615973
MIDW.H55 1997

Pushing for change: challenges of integrating midwifery into the health care system

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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)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jude Kornelsen
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Considers the current relationship between midwives, physicians and nurses from both a professional and interpersonal perspective.

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BCCEWH MIDW.K67 2000
ISBN 1894356071
ISSN 14817268
Series: Perspectives on Midwifery
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Includes bibliographical references.
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