Birthing Alternatives: The Role of the Midwife

A growing number of women in Canada are choosing midwives for a more personal childbirth experience. A midwife is a registered health care professional who provides care to women during pregnancy, labour, birth, including providing care to mothers and babies during the first 6 weeks of postpartum.

Join us for this informative and practical session to find out about:

  • The role of a midwife
  • What makes midwifery care unique
  • What midwifery care encompasses and its benefits

Facilitator: Lisa M Weston, Vice-President of The Association of Ontario Midwives.

Lisa is as a registered midwife and one of the founding members of Sages-Femmes Rouge Valley Midwives. She has been practicing for six years in the GTA and was the first Division Head of Midwifery at Rouge Valley Health System.