Invest in the growth and sustainability of Indigenous midwifery!

As Canada prepares to host the Women Deliver Conference, Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights, the Canadian Association of Midwives, the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives, and Oxfam Canada have partnered to develop three proposals to drive progress on sexual and reproductive health and rights in Canada. >>>

Delivering at Home Proposals:

  • Indigenous Midwifery

  • National Contraceptive Cost Coverage

  • Empowering the Future Generation

Claire Dion Fletcher is the new NACM Co‑Chair

Claire is honoured to be starting in the role of NACM Co‑Chair, alongside Carol Couchie.

She has been on the NACM core leadership since 2014 and has learned a lot working with the team, seeing and contributing to the hard work that all members do to advance Indigenous Midwifery and the health of our families and communities. >>>

NACM embarks on Core Competencies Project

Inuit Elder midwife Leah Qinuajuak with Métis midwife Nathalie Pambrun in Toronto for Core Competencies Workshop, July 2018

The National Aboriginal Council of Midwives’ vision for education is that where there are services there will be education.

This vision inspired NACM to begin to articulate the core competencies of Indigenous midwifery, as a key component in NACM’s aim to increase the pathways to education, decolonize training experiences, remove funding barriers to midwifery practice, and support retention. >>>