There was a time, not so very long ago (early 1900’s), when the majority of pregnant women in North America gave birth at home, attended by a midwife. Roughly 95% did. Then in 1955 that figure became the number birthing in a hospital. What happened? What brought about...

November 4, 2018

Some women choose to give birth naturally because they love the challenge. Others find great satisfaction in working hard and “getting the job done.” Many women are eager to avoid anything that might harm their babies or themselves. But the most compelling reason to ch...

September 15, 2018

Midwives are experts in normal physiologic birth. They train for four years within the School of Medicine to learn how to care for low risk, healthy pregnant women. As a primary care provider they care for the pregnant woman prenatally, during the labour and birth, and...

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