Midwives

Midwives

Trials of labour: the re-emergence of midwifery

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Brian Burtch
Publisher: 
McGill-Queens University Press
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Looks at contemporary midwifery practice in Canada and the role of the state in shaping and defining that practice.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0773511431
MIDW.B87 1994
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Where have all the midwives gone? The Newfoundland and Labrador experience

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Catherine de Cent
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the lack of midwives in Newfoundland and Labrador, where they were once so commonplace that midwifery was legislated in 1920.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Delivering midwifery: the integration of midwifery into the Canadian health care system

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Ivy Lynn Bourgeault
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the reasons behind the official integration of midwifery and the challenges that remain despite it.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Alberta Association of Midwives

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

Represents midwives and informs and educates the public about the role of midwives in today's health care system.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
403-277-2388
Email Address: 
info@alberta-midwives.com
Street Address: 
Suite 166, #63
Addt'l Street Address: 
4307-130 Avenue SE
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T2Z 3V8
Internal Notes : 
Updated February 2010

Midwives Association of Saskatchewan

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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
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
306-933-9867
Email Address: 
rosalindlydiate@gmail.com
Street Address: 
101 Albert Ave
City: 
Saskatoon
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S7N 1E6

Midwives Association of Manitoba

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Groups Served: 
Women in certain occupations
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Clinical or health care services

Forms a professional body that represents midwives and the profession of midwifery in Manitoba.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-956-2651
Email Address: 
info@manitobamidwives.com
Fax Number: 
204-772-6035
Street Address: 
870 Portage Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3G 0P1

Prince Edward Island Midwives Association

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Groups Served: 
Women in certain occupations
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Contact Info
Email Address: 
mabel.england@pei.sympatico.ca
Street Address: 
34 Russet Dr
City: 
Charlottetown
Province: 
Prince Edward Island
Postal/ZIP Code: 
C1E 1B7

Association of Nova Scotia Midwives

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Contact Info
Email Address: 
kerstinmartin@eastlink.ca
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 2722
City: 
Halifax CRO
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3J 3P7

Midwives Association of British Columbia

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Groups Served: 
Women in certain occupations
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Clinical or health care services

Presents information for parents on the benefits of choosing a midwife for pregnancy and birth, how to locate a midwife in BC, the history and work of midwives in BC, as well as the routes to becoming a midwife.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-736-5976
Email Address: 
mabc.office@telus.net
Fax Number: 
604-736-5957
Street Address: 
204-636 W Broadway
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5Z 1G2

College of Midwives of British Columbia

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Policy development

Forms the regulatory body for the profession of midwifery in the province of British Columbia. Registers qualified, competent midwives to provide safe, high quality care to women and their families.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-742-2230
Email Address: 
information@cmbc.bc.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
604-730-8908
Street Address: 
210-1682 W 7th Ave
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6J 4S6
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