midwifery in Calgary
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Midwifery in Calgary
What Midwives Do
Midwifery care in Canada is based on a respect for pregnancy and childbirth as normal physiological processes. Midwives promote wellness in women, babies, and families, taking the social, emotional, cultural and physical aspects of a woman’s reproductive experience into consideration.