Discover key information on coronavirus for all health professionals and the public from The Public Health Agency of Canada.
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
Inter-Pares honours the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives for their continuing social justice work!
CAM updates position statement on home birth.
CAM, NACM, Oxfam & Action Canada: Seeking Organizational Support on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
The National Aboriginal Council of Midwives (NACM), the Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) have partnered with Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights and Oxfam Canada to drive progress on sexual and reproductive health and rights in Canada. We seek your support!
In celebration of the 2019 International Day of the Midwife, CAM is inviting people around the world to dance in celebration of midwifery. What do #midwivesDeliver? RESPECT.
NACM Co-Chairs Carol Couchie, Nishnawbe kwe, and Claire Dion Fletcher, Potawatomi-Lenape collaborated with Nathalie Pambrun, Métis, CAM President to issue a joint statement between NACM and CAM in response to the January 11 articles and viral video featuring a newborn seized from their mother by Manitoba officials.
In October, over 30 NACM members gathered at Kitigan Zibi to connect, share about their work and communities, learn, and plan for the future of Indigenous midwifery in Canada.