Midwifery

Midwifery in the Genes

The small town of La Reine, Abitibi Quebec is celebrating 100 years. They have a group facebook page and this picture and story of this midwife, Joanne’s great grandmother were posted. A relative also commented about Joanne being a midwife. It is a nice story see below. Georgiana Branconnier Marcil, born on September 15, 1872… Read more

I am thankful for the opportunity to work with the midwives and families at Plum Midwifery Clinic. I would be honoured to participate in the births and maternity care of our clients. I view birth as a normal life event. I respect the dignity and autonomy of the parent(s) in their journey through pregnancy and… Read more

Afloat on water births

Check out this article in last week’s  Victoria Times Colonist LIFE section on the rising popularity of water births. Water births, undergoing labour and bringing a baby into the world while immersed in a small pool, appears to be gaining more support. Testimonials say the warmth and buoyant support of the water make birth more… Read more

Plum is pleased to welcome Laya Bourguignon, RM to our team. She will be covering for Cat de Cent, RM while she is on leave. My path toward midwifery began with my being present for the birth of my little sister when I was six years old. From that day on, I knew that I… Read more

The US Centre for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a travel alert (Level 2-Practice Enhanced Precautions) for people traveling to regions and certain countrieswhere Zika virus transmission is ongoing: Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. … The CDC recommends special… Read more

Custom crafted web design by Alison Wurts.