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 will introduce a bachelor’s degree program in midwifery in September 2021. Applications for the first program intake will be due on April 1, 2021. Visit the program link below for more information.
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Date modified: May 29, 2020