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.
In 2019, midwives supported 40,939 births in Canada.
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Read how Heather Heinrichs is helping women in norther communities. With her help they don’t have to make the long trip all the way to Yellowknife.
The World Health Organization has declared 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Read what’s happening and when, and what you can do!
Watch inspiring speakers May Friedman, Ingrid Waldron, Fatimah Jackson-Best, and Cynthis Bruce at the 2019 CAM Conference.
The services provided by Clinic 554 in New Brunswick’s capital have been in jeopardy for several years due to the on-going refusal by the provincial government to pay for or reimburse patients for abortion services performed outside of hospitals – despite this being in violation of the Canada Health Act. We are deeply concerned and upset for families in the Atlantic region
In 2018, midwives supported 43,867 births in Canada.
“We believe that all midwives and midwifery practices can and should provide an environment where every individual is welcomed and treated with dignity and respect. It is critical for midwives to honour and respect all people’s right to self-determination as well as their right to receive health care that is free from discrimination, transphobia, homophobia and prejudice. Women and women’s health care will not benefit by refusing to recognize or include the rights of others.”
CAM invites midwives and clients to take part in a research study about cannabis use during pregnancy and during breast/chestfeeding.
NACM presents at the United Nations