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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 >


Stollery Midwifery Research Awards Announced!
September 12, 2018Three midwifery researchers have been awarded a total of $30,000 in the 2019 Stollery Midwifery Research Awards. Read details under the Recipients tab about their research in water birth, vaginal birth after cesarean at home and the practice environment for midwives. Read More >


Karen Gelb, UBC Midwifery Knowledge Translation Manager develops BC Women’s Health Research Agenda!
May 31, 2018 Read More >


UBC Midwifery Professor Emerita, Elaine Carty, visits graduate Kate LeBlanc in Fredericton where she practices at the newly opened midwifery centre
April 9, 2018 Read More >


UBC Midwifery Admission Interviews will take place on Friday, April 6th and Saturday, April 7th, 2018
February 16, 2018 Read More >


UBC Midwifery Associate Professor, Saraswathi Vedam and team receive CIHR award to measure Respectful Maternity Care in Canada
January 25, 2018 Read More >