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MABC Endorses NACM and CAM's Reproductive Justice Statement (Article)
"...NACM and CAM advocate that a reproductive justice framework during the COVID-19 pandemic, and at all times, be applied to all perinatal care services. Indigenous, Black,... (posted May 19, 2020)

Midwives as Essential Primary Care Providers in the Context of COVID-19 (Article)
CAM and NACM Statement: Midwives as Essential Primary Care Providers in the Context of COVID-19 April 3, 2020 – CAM and NACM release a statement urging all governments... (posted April 6, 2020)

MABC Endorses NACM Solidarity Statement with the Wet’suwet’en Nation (Article)
The Midwives Association of BC affirms our solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Nation. The MABC is committed to the Truth and Reconciliation’s Calls to Action and the... (posted March 2, 2020)

What Happened to Me: Using Our Stories to Improve Birth in BC (Article)
The Changing Childbirth in BC Study invites you to performances inspired by the thousands of stories families shared about their experiences of pregnancy and birth. Afterwards,... (posted February 11, 2020)

MABC denounces Midwifery Today's decision to hold their conference at a venue with openly homophobic policies (Article)
The Midwives Association of British Columbia stands firmly against the decision of Midwifery Today to hold their upcoming conference at a location that blatantly enforces... (posted August 14, 2019)

Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day! Meet a Recent Indigenous Midwife Graduate from the UBC Midwifery Program. Congratulations, Tia! (Article)
Photo caption: Photo taken at the UBC Indigenous Grad. From left to right is Tia Felix, Tia's great-uncle Hop Haskett (crafter of her buckskin vest), gramps Earl Joe, great-uncle... (posted June 20, 2019)

IDM and BC Midwives' Day 2019! (Article)
What better way to celebrate IDM and BC Midwives' Day than with newborn babies! Please join us in welcoming 17 new babies born across the province with the assistance of midwives... (posted May 13, 2019)

First Midwife-Assisted B.C. Baby of 2019! (Article)
Hooray for the first midwife-assisted baby born in B.C. in 2019! It took a few days for all of the families and midwives to share their birth announcements (and get some much... (posted January 3, 2019)

BC midwives pleased with Ontario’s Human Rights Tribunal ruling (Article)
On September 24, 2018, the Association of Ontario Midwives (AOM) won a landmark pay equity case before Ontario’s Human Rights Tribunal. Midwives Association of British Columbia... (posted September 25, 2018)

National Aboriginal Day Greetings from MABC! (Article)
  -- This National Aboriginal Day the MABC is celebrating the accomplishments of Indigenous midwives in BC! --   In the last year Lisa Delorme has started a new practice... (posted June 21, 2018)

International Women's Day 2018: A message from the International Confederation of Midwives (Article)
In celebration of International Women's Day together with the Canadian Association of Midwives and the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), #BCMidwives “stands... (posted March 8, 2018)

Welcome to the first BC babies born with the assistance of midwives in 2018! (Article)
Click here for a PDF version of this announcement.  (posted January 15, 2018)

Midwifery Report: Deliveries in BC 2015/2016 (Article)
-- Read the full report here. -- Highlights Include: A comparison to the 2014/15 report shows % of midwife led deliveries (ie: SVDs) 14.9% (increase from 14.0%). While... (posted September 13, 2017)

MABC Members' Newsletter 2017 (Article)
The MABC Members' Newsletter is out! Meet BC's newly registered midwives, discover new practices, and read the latest news and updates from midwives working across the province.... (posted September 12, 2017)

PRIDE! In Celebration of Two-Spirit and Indigenous Self-Determination (Article)
Happy pride season to everyone and especially to the whole LGBTTIQQA2S (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Questioning, Asexual, Two-Spirit)... (posted August 18, 2017)

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