Home Birth

Where Are All the Midwives in Canada?

Ivy Lynn Bourgeault | Posted 11.21.2014 | Canada Living
Ivy Lynn Bourgeault

Part of the cause is that Canada was one of a handful of countries (and the only Western industrialized nation) not to have any provisions for midwifery care prior to 1993. In the last 20 years, there has been growth in the profession, but only modest.

LOOK: Amazing Home Birth Photos

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Jackie Dives thinks childbirth is too frequently displayed and viewed as a scary experience for women. So the Vancouver doula/photographer is doing so...

How Celebrities Give Birth: Bulletproof Glass, Hypno Breathing And Their Own Tunes

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 01.09.2012 | Canada Living

If there's one thing money can't buy, it's escape from pain. And when it comes to pain, there's really nothing comparable to childbirth. So how do...

Ottawa Mother To Live Stream Birth Online

CBC | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada Living

An Ottawa mother and professional birth coach is preparing to live stream the birth of her third child online. Nancy Salgueiro, a 32-year-old mothe...