4200 Midwives Strong

I'm sure the conference meant different things to every but to me, it was about being united. It was about energy - to inspire, to strengthen, to share knowledge. Proud to say that this blog post has been shared by the Canadian Association of Midwives and the Association of Ontario Midwives among many others. Thank you!

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Montfort recognized for integrating midwives into hospital by: TheOttawaCitizen

I have heard so many wonderful things about the Montfort Hospital! This news is wonderful. There are no caps on the midwives with hospital privileges and it is now believed to be the first hospital in North America to officially give midwives privileges to conduct vaginal breech births without transferring care to an OB! Way … Continue reading Montfort recognized for integrating midwives into hospital by: TheOttawaCitizen

Ontario Midwives and Pay Equity by: TheMusicalMidwiferyStudent

This blog is my jam right now!

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In a nutshell, Ontario midwives are filing a complaint with the Human Rights Commission claiming they are being compensated less than comparable health care professionals due to sex discrimination. A fair number of newspapers picked up this story. Many of them spun the story around to say ‘Midwives are greedy, midwives have low levels of education and they make all this money already and they want 200k a year, midwives should be thankful for what they already have, how dare these women ask for more money in economic times such as these, if these women aren’t happy with the pay they get they should go back to school and become a [INSERT ALTERNATE PROFESSION HERE]” I’m sure there are more insinuations, but these are the general ones I picked up before having to stop reading before I threw my brand new laptop against the wall in disgust.

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