In North America there are two different schools of thought surrounding pregnancy and childbirth. The first is that it is an inherently dangerous act that should be managed through a medical model to protect mother and baby. The second is …

What is a Midwife In Canada, Midwives are registered health-care practitioners funded by the government to provide care to pregnant people and newborn babies. They provide care throughout the pregnancy, during the labour and birth, and up to six weeks …

What is a Doula Traditionally, a doula is a trained labour support person who focuses on providing emotional and physical support to the birth person and their family in pregnancy, labour, and shortly after childbirth. They are not a medical …