A midwife is a primary care provider for a woman during normal pregnancy, childbirth and for six weeks after birth for both the mother and newborn. Midwives are experts in normal birth and healthy pregnancies. Midwives support pregnancy and birth as a normal part of a woman’s life by addressing the emotional, physical, spiritual, and cultural aspects of her experiences. (Midwives Association of Manitoba).
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The University of Manitoba does not offer any specialized educational programs leading to a career as a Midwife. Please view the links below for more information about training programs in North America. If you are a University of Manitoba student who would like assistance determining an education plan that suits your unique occupational goals, speak with a Career Consultant.
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Date modified: February 12th, 2018