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Congratulations to Dr. Zoe Hodgson, UBC Midwifery’s newest Clinical Assistant Professor!
September 10, 2019 Read More >


UBC Midwifery welcomes the Class of 2023!
September 3, 201920 new undergraduate students met each other, faculty and staff on September 3rd. They opened the day by writing a word or symbol on a rock that expressed their hopes and wishes for their midwifery studies and future midwifery practice. Read More >


New study by Professor Saraswathi Vedam and team: Mothers of colour experience high rates of mistreatment by providers during childbirth in the U.S.
July 4, 2019 Read More >


Congratulations to the Midwifery Class of 2019! 15 new midwives who will spread across BC to improve maternity care one birth at a time
June 3, 2019 Read More >


UBC Midwifery welcomes midwifery, nursing and obstetrical delegates from across India sponsored by JHPEIGO and the Gates Foundation
June 3, 2019 Read More >


Saraswathi Vedam receives her professorial gown from Dean Dermot Kelleher on May 14, 2019
May 17, 2019Dr. Vedam is UBC’s first full Professor of Midwifery. Read More >


Cathy Ellis, MSc, RM, successfully defended her doctoral dissertation on May 3, 2019
May 17, 2019Cathy’s research examined Factors Affecting the Use of Midwifery Services in Remote Nepal. Congratulations, Dr. Ellis! Read More >


UBC Midwifery Director and Associate Professor, Cecilia Jevitt publishes study: Obesity and Socioeconomic Disparities: Rethinking Causes and Perinatal Care
May 16, 2019 Read More >


UBC Midwifery alumna, Ilana Stanger-Ross publishes a book: A is for Advice (The Reassuring Kind): Wisdom for Pregnancy
March 30, 2019 Read More >


Professor Saraswathi Vedam and Birthplace Lab team publish the Changing Childbirth in BC lay and executive summaries, and full report
March 29, 2019 Read More >