Webinar: Investing in Midwifery Associations to Improve Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

May 18

This webinar presents the research findings on building strong and sustainable midwifery associations; the key components needed to facilitate the integration and growth of the midwifery profession in health systems and policy recommendations.

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Film Screening: VOICE, CHOICE, CHANGE: The Lives of Midwives

May 26

In this 30min documentary, we follow the lives of four, very different, very complex midwives from South Sudan and Canada, as they negotiate a diverse array of personal and professional challenges in an ongoing search for respect in their respective midwifery practices.

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Webinar: A Focus on Copper IUDs for Midwifery Practice

May 27

This webinar will provide midwives with introductory information regarding the use of copper IUDs in the Canadian context. It will explore advantages, contraindications, recommendations, counseling, and insertion techniques.

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Statement on the Closure of the Laurentian University Midwifery Program

CAM, NACM, CAM Ed, CMRC, and SMAC have issued a joint statement on the closure of the Laurentian University Midwifery program.

Read the statement here >

NEW! Webinars & Online Learning

This is your chance to improve your practice, deliver excellent care to your clients, and share with colleagues across the country and around the world. Take a look through the upcoming midwifery webinars and online learning opportunities and sign up today. Register >

NEW! Resources Page

We’ve created a new page to help you access some of the most useful resources, research and national projects we have. It’s a work in progress so visit often for new updates. Visit page >

National Action Plan to Eliminate Anti-Indigenous Racism

On January 27 & 28 2021, the Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) was honoured to participate, along with the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives (NACM), at the Federal government’s dialogue to advance a national action plan to eliminate anti-Indigenous racism in Canadian healthcare. This dialogue follows the tragic death of Joyce Echaquan. Joyce, and so many other Indigenous people, regularly face deadly and demeaning racism when seeking care. Read more >

 

COVID-19

We continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. Useful information for the general public and for midwives can be found here.