Midwives listen, observe, educate, guide and care. They order and interpret tests and screen for physical, psychological, emotional and social health. They are with clients during pregnancy, labour and birth, normal and complicated. They catch babies. They do home visits after the baby is born. They help with breastfeeding and adjusting to life with a new baby. They work together and with other health professionals.
The Doula Services Association of BC promotes birth, postpartum and loss doula support across British Columbia. With their "Find a Doula" search engine on the website www.bcdoulas.org, you can find the professional and compassionate support you need. The DSA also has a referral program which connects volunteer doulas with families in need who are referred to the DSA by their care provider.
A national organization that empowers Canadians to help reach their reproductive health goals.
Providing support, awareness, information and education; and promoting equal access to fertility treatments. We are Canada’s fertility resource.