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How to Become a Midwife

Learn more about becoming a midwife and what it means to guide the birthing person through one of the most transformative experiences a person can have.

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Midwifery is a growing and dynamic profession in Canada, providing care along the pregnancy journey – before, during and after birth.

Midwifery around the World

Discover how midwifery is changing lives around the world and improving access to quality health care for people every day.

Resources for Midwives

Emergency Skills Workshop

The Emergency Skills Programs provide continuing education in critical emergency skills within a midwifery context both in hospital and out-of-hospital settings.

Midwives Recognize and Respond to Family Violence

The Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) and the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives (NACM) are partnering with McMaster University on a project to build the capacity of midwives to recognize and respond safely to family violence. 

January 26, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online workshop series / Members only
This will be a four-part workshop series: Jan 26, Feb 2, 9, 16 at 1-3 pm ET. Register once for the series. Only 20 places available. You are invited to a training series on how to recognize and respond to family violence, from an Indigenous perspective. Led by Carol Couchie and Stephanie George, the workshops are designed as learning circles and reflect the diversity of Indigenous Nations and communities, as well as the power of intergenerational teaching.
March 2, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online workshop series
This will be a four-part workshop series: March 2, 9, 16 & 23 at 1-3 pm ET. Register once for the series. Only 15 places available. Indigenous midwifery students are invited to a training series on how to recognize and respond to family violence from an Indigenous perspective. Led by Carol Couchie and Stephanie George, the learning circles reflect the diversity of Indigenous Nations and communities, as well as the power of intergenerational teaching.

Latest News

A New Graphic Novel about Pregnancy and Intimate Partner Violence

A New Graphic Novel about Pregnancy and Intimate Partner Violence

This graphic novel on pregnancy and intimate partner violence is the first in a series of clinical resources created to raise awareness about family violence and share best practices on trauma-informed care. Part of the Midwives Recognize & Respond to Family Violence project, this practical resource is intended for midwives, allied health care professionals and… Read More »A New Graphic Novel about Pregnancy and Intimate Partner Violence

Apply for funding through CAM: Opportunity for organizations, midwifery practices, clinics, birth and health centers

Apply for funding through CAM: Opportunity for organizations, midwifery practices, clinics, birth and health centers

The Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) is pleased to announce the launch of its first micro-contribution program in 2023, that will include the distribution of up to ten (10), $1,000 – $10,000 contributions to midwifery practices and community organizations to increase capacity in evidence-based communication around vaccinations and to help remove barriers for midwives to… Read More »Apply for funding through CAM: Opportunity for organizations, midwifery practices, clinics, birth and health centers

Indigenous Midwives Recognize & Respond to Family Violence – a workshop series

Indigenous Midwives Recognize & Respond to Family Violence – a workshop series

This will be a four-part workshop series: Jan 26, Feb 2, 9, 16 at 1-3 pm ET. Register once for the entire series. Only 20 places available. You are invited to a training series on how to recognize and respond to family violence, from an Indigenous perspective. Led by Carol Couchie and Stephanie George, the… Read More »Indigenous Midwives Recognize & Respond to Family Violence – a workshop series