That last check-up with your midwife is always bittersweet. But what if we didn’t have to say goodbye so soon?
Midwives are in demand across Canada, and students are keen to train. But universities can only admit 150 annually.
"I had always been adamant: I didn’t want to give birth at home. But then, at midnight, 18 hours into labour, I changed my mind."
The choice to have a home birth in Canada has been thrown into question this week, after the Nova Scotia government suspended midwifery-led home births without consultation of midwives.
Pregnant moms have many questions about how coronavirus will change their labour and delivery. We took those questions to top Canadian experts.