Midwives provide care during pregnancy, birth and for six weeks postpartum. The Canadian Association of Midwives is working to ensure that everyone in Canada has access to midwifery care. >>>
Jane Philpott, Minister of Health

CAM highlights impact of midwifery in South Sudan

Many parliamentarians, political staffers and government employees attend CAM’s reception on Parliament Hill to celebrate the contributions that Canadian midwives make across the country and around the world. >>>

A group of enthusiastic dancers in Montreal.

On the International Day of the Midwife, people from across Canada and around the world answered our call to Dance with and for Midwives!

It was a day to celebrate and thank midwives, a day to demonstrate the impact of midwifery, and to promote access to midwifery for all. >>>

The Pinard, Spring 2017

The Pinard, Spring 2017


  • A message from CAM’s President!
  • News from CAM-Global projects in Benin, Tanzania, and South Sudan
  • News of midwifery in New Brunswick
  • Our IDM #DanceWithMidwives event
  • Tips on how to support CAM through social media
  • Results of the ICM fundraising challenge
  • Suggestions on how to prepare for the ICM Congress
  • And much more! >>>
Number of midwives per province and territory, 2016

The number of midwives in Canada is growing each year. Learn more about midwifery stats. >>>

CAM president Katrina Kilroy leads the March for More Midwives, Toronto ON

SEE OUR ICM CONGRESS PHOTOS 4,200 Midwives from 112 countries invaded Toronto last June for the 31st ICM Triennial Congress. >>>



CAM Global, Tanzania

CAM Global

Working in partnership with midwifery associations around the world to support midwives to do life-saving work. >>>


The National Aboriginal Council of Midwives advocates for midwifery education, services, and choice of birthplace for all Aboriginal communities. >>>