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Join us for the UBC Midwifery Global Citizenship Fundraiser Thursday, December 7, 2017!
November 21, 2017Help support students going global this year! Come enjoy dinner and drinks with Midwifery students, staff and faculty, and bring along your friends and family. Raffles and prizes will be up for grabs – everyone welcome! Date: Thursday December 7th Location: Coppertank Grill, 3135 W Broadway Time: 18:30 – 22:00 Details: 20% of all sales […] Read More >


Elaine Carty Visiting Scholar, Dr. Jeannette Milgrom speaks about Perinatal Mental Health, November 14-16, 2017
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Early guidance can help future moms fight fear of childbirth says UBC Midwifery Postdoc, Dr. Kathrin Stoll
September 21, 2017 Read More >


McMaster’s Eileen Hutton first midwife inducted into Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
September 19, 2017 Read More >


UBC Midwifery Associate Professor, Saraswathi Vedam, wins Michael Smith Foundation Inaugural Health Professional-Investigator award
September 19, 2017 Read More >


2017 Midwifery Student Association AGM a great success!
September 18, 2017Thank you to everyone who attended our 2017 Midwifery Student Association AGM. Your participation and enthusiasm made this very special day a huge success! Also, special thanks to the Alma Mater Society and Midwifery Program for their generous support of our inaugural event! Read More >


UBC Midwifery Fall Information Sessions 2017 around British Columbia
September 18, 2017 Read More >


UBC Midwifery Assistant Professor, Hamideh Bayrampour, awarded CIHR grant for Pregnancy Specific Anxiety Scale (PSAS)
August 4, 2017 Read More >


Centre for Rural Health Research releases film about birthing in rural communities
August 4, 2017In BC alone, more than 1,000 rural women a year must travel more than 100 kilometers to give birth. This causes stress and anxiety and, in some instances, adverse maternal and newborn outcomes. Women who have to travel more than 4 hours have more than a three times higher rate of perinatal mortality. Where was […] Read More >


UBC Midwifery Associate Professor, Saraswathi Vedam, awarded 2017 VCHRI Team Grant for Where and How You Birth (WHY Birth): user-centred development of a maternity care decision aid
June 19, 2017 Read More >