New midwifery school opens in Canada

With long waiting lists for midwives in western Canada, pregnant consumers may be in for a treat…in four years or so. After years of anticipation and rumoured start dates, Mount Royal University announced the launch of their midwifery program starting in September 2011. Even with only ten spaces offered, the program is a significant addition … Continue reading

How to choose a doula

Choose wisely Your doula is literally your birth servant. She should be able and willing to support you in whatever way you wish as long as it doesn’t contradict her ethical code. Not only will a good doula better your chances for less pain and medical intervention during labour, she will be by your side … Continue reading