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Exploring models for quality maternity care in First Nations and Inuit communities: a preliminary needs assessment  
http://www.naho.ca/inuit/midwifery/documents/MaternityCareInuitChapter-English_000.pdf
Identifies issues, priorities, best practices, and suggestions for improving maternity care in Inuit communities. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Informed choice with focus on rural and northern midwifery in the Northwest Territories
Examines the reality of maternity care in the Northwest Territories and argues that informed choice is not available.
Published: 2003
Aboriginal women and girls' health roundtable: final report  
http://www.naho.ca/inuit/english/documents/AWGHRoundtableReport.pdf
Describes the results of a national roundtable discussion, involving representatives from First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations and Health Canada. Lists recommendations to improve the health of Aboriginal women and girls. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Special report on traditional midwifery
Looks at traditional Inuit midwifery techniques, education as a midwife, childbirth and the family, Inuit men and childbirth, traditional health promotion tools, and the displacement of Inuit midwives.
Published: 1995
Aboriginal women and girls' health roundtable: final report (Inuktitut)  
http://www.naho.ca/inuit/english/documents/RoundtableFinalreport-Inuk.pdf
Reports on a national roundtable discussion, involving representatives from First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations and Health Canada, in Inuktitut. Lists recommendations to improve the health of Aboriginal women and girls. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Birth by design: pregnancy, maternity care, and midwifery in North America and Europe
Explores the histories of midwifery and obstetrics, the role of state and of social movement in care at birth, the rise of managed care, and the impact of new perinatal technologies in Canada, the United States and Europe.
Published: 2001
Want to know more about midwives?  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/Want-To-Know_More_About_Midwives.pdf
Describes midwives and what they do, why we need midwifery, midwives as primary health care providers, their scope of practice, and the midwifery contribution to primary health care renewal. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Proceedings from The Midwifery Way: a national forum reflecting on the state of midwifery regulation in Canada  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/Midwifery_Files/Midwifery_Way_Proceedings.pdf
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. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Evaluation of the birthing project in Rankin Inlet, N.W.T.
Evaluates a midwifery operated birthing centre in the Northwest Territories.
Published: 1996
Canadian Midwifery Regulators Consortium  
http://cmrc-ccosf.ca/node/2
Provides information about midwifery in Canada intended for Canadian midwives, international midwives wanting to learn about Canadian midwifery, and the general public. (See Details)