Midwifery policy

Midwifery policy

Proceedings from The Midwifery Way: a national forum reflecting on the state of midwifery regulation in Canada

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence and Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB and Halifax, NS

Examines past achievements in midwifery care in Canada, and presents considerations of how to ensure that midwifery is supported in continued growth, for midwives and their clients.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0973504889
PWHCE MIDW.P76 2005
Project #104

The Prince Edward Island roundtable on the state of maternity and newborn care

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Patsy Beattie-Huggan
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Presents a summary of the discussions at the Prince Edward Island Roundtable on the State of Maternity and Newborn Care.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

The Newfoundland and Labrador midwifery consultation meeting: final report

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Christine Saulnier
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Presents a summary of the discussions at the Newfoundland and Labrador Midwifery Consultation Meeting, which examined the status of midwifery legislation in this province.

Midwifery care continues to face challenges: Canadian midwifery is still defining itself, one mother at a time

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Miranda Hawkins
Sarah Knox
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Lists the barriers to midwifery care in Canada, including lack of government support and funding, lack of midwives and training opportunities, and the lack of intra-professional understanding.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Solving the maternity care crisis: making way for midwifery's contribution

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jude Kornelsen
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Argues that midwives are ideally positioned to meet demands for maternity care. Provides policy recommendations to improve midwifery's contribution.

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BCCEWH MIDW.K67 2003
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Includes bibliographical references.

Delivering an alternative: an overview of the regulation of midwifery in Manitoba

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Margaret Haworth-Brockman
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the successes and challenges of making midwifery care available to Manitoban women, particularly for those who live outside of Winnipeg.

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Project #56

Midwives model of care

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English
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Paper
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Midwifery Task Force
Publication Date: 
1996-2005
Publication Place: 
Athens, GA

Based on the fact that pregnancy and birth are normal life events. Provides a comprehensive information centre about the model of care, for both professionals and parents.

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Midwifery: building our contribution to maternity care: proceedings from the Working Symposium, May 1-2, 2002, Vancouver, Britis

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jude Kornelsen, ed.
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Presents the proceedings of a symposium bringing together midwifery practitioners, researchers and policy makers to address professional sustainability and to facilitate further contributions to midwifery care in Canada.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BCCEWH MIDW.K67 2003
ISBN 189435625x
ISSN 14817268
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

College of Midwives of Manitoba

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Policy development

Forms a self-regulating governing body whose main function is protection of the public by ensuring that midwives follow the standards of midwifery practice.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-783-4520
Email Address: 
admin@midwives.mb.ca
Fax Number: 
204-779-1490
Street Address: 
235-500 Portage Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 3X1

Midwifery care: women's experiences, hopes and reflections

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Meaghan Moon
Lorna Breitkreuz
Cathy Ellis
Cindy Hanson
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Documents women's experiences with midwifery. Provides recommendations to policy makers regarding the implementation of midwifery.

ISBN/ISSN: 
PWHCE MIDW.M66 1999
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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