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thumbnail June 7, 2019 With Chilliwack maternity ward closing, expectant mothers scramble to make other plans
'Our women are devastated,' says Sandra Hoft's midwife, Natasha Oglesby, who questions whether authorities are considering the safety implications of such a closure. (Submitted...
thumbnail June 6, 2019 'This will affect so many moms'
Health officials are asking pregnant women who were planning to deliver at Chilliwack General Hospital later this month to make other arrangements due to a shortage of obstetricians....
thumbnail May 15, 2019 Evidence shows midwifery care increases health equity while reducing cost
With the latest evidence suggesting health benefits beyond emotional satisfaction in care, it is time to reconsider the value of midwifery care, write Daphne McRae and Nazeem Muhajarine.
thumbnail May 1, 2019 Gyro Park to host celebration of midwives
Alyson Jones, left, and Christy Raynolds, right, opened Willow Community Midwives 10 years ago after meeting at UBC in Vancouver during their Midwifery degree. In celebration...
thumbnail April 30, 2019 Williams Lake hospital reopens maternity rooms after 2 months
Nurses in an accelerated training course in Kamloops learn about perinatal care. At Cariboo Memorial Hospital, a staffing shortage led to the suspension of maternity services. (Jennifer...
thumbnail April 29, 2019 Terra Nova Midwifery celebrates new clinic opening
A group of Richmond midwives are hosting an open house Sunday, inviting community members and health-care practitioners to learn more about the profession and mark the International...
thumbnail April 29, 2019 Stop judging Meghan Markle (or any other woman’s) birthing choices
Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex leaves after participating in a panel discussion convened by the Queen's Commonwealth Trust to mark International Women's Day in London...
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