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Congratulations Dr. Hamideh Bayrampour and team on their #1 ranked $125,000 CIHR grant: Perinatal Cannabis Exposure and Early Developmental Outcomes
March 15, 2019 Read More >


Virtual International Day of the Midwife
February 25, 2019Saturday, May 4th at 3 PM PST to 3 PM on May 5th, International Day of the Midwife. Join us for 24 hours of free online conversation and education about midwifery from midwives around the world. For more information go to https://vidm.org/ Read More >


Elaine Carty Visiting Scholar, Elder Madeleine Kétéskwew Dion Stout speaks about Midwifery, the Health Professions and Reconciliation, March 13-14, 2019
February 21, 2019 Read More >


Pharmacy student Christopher Duke with midwifery students Lana Barbir and Charlotte Grant and pharmacy student Alyssa Low represent UBC health professions students at the January 27-29, 2019, Provincial Health Partners’ Planning Retreat in Vancouver
February 4, 2019 Read More >


Charlotte Grant, Lana Barbir and Cecilia Jevitt represent BC midwifery at the January 27-29, 2019, Provincial Health Partners’ Planning Retreat
February 4, 2019 Read More >


UBC Midwifery faculty member, Kim Campbell, RM, was the lead author of a new statement by The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada on planned homebirth that emphasizes the need for choices in birth.
January 18, 2019 Read More >


Professor Saraswathi Vedam
January 18, 2019The UBC Midwifery Program congratulates Dr. Saraswathi Vedam on her promotion to Professor. Dr. Vedam is internationally renowned for her work in shared decision making, informed choice in health care, respectful care and home birth. She directs the BirthPlace Lab at UBC, a hub of international midwifery and women’s health research. Read More >


New article by UBC Midwifery Assistant Professor, Hamideh Bayrampour: Women’s perspectives about cannabis use during pregnancy and the postpartum period: An integrative review
December 17, 2018 Read More >


November 13th, 6-8 pm, VPL Downtown Branch: Book Launch! Personal & Political: Stories from the Women’s Health Movement 1960–2010
November 6, 2018Personal and Political details the innovative, courageous, and creative activism of the “second wave” women’s health movement in Canada between 1960 and 2010. This activism (re)claimed women’s bodies, created women-centered spaces and services, and challenged a medically dominated health system. Feminists challenged diagnoses, treatments, laws, policies, and research, as well as the care women were […] Read More >


A new series celebrating women in research features an inspiring interview with former UBC Midwifery Visiting Scholar, Dr. Soo Downe
September 13, 2018 Read More >