Midwives program gets funding

You may know that women have been fighting to have midwives recognized by the medical profession for about 200 years. So it’s interesting that this week that in the name of saving money on medical costs, the BC government decided to give $2million to UBC to expand the midwives program – from 10 students to 20. At least it’s a start. I support women helping women birth their children in a comfortable, familiar and less sterile environment. We have so much to learn from midwives.

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