Tiffany Adams is a Registered Nurse in Fond-du-Lac, Saskatchewan. In this video, she discusses how having the capacity to provide birth services in rural and remote communities could be safer for both the families and the caregivers involved.
The National Aboriginal Council of Midwives exists to promote excellence in reproductive health care for Inuit, First Nations, and Métis women. We advocate for the restoration of midwifery education, the provision of midwifery services, and choice of birthplace for all Aboriginal communities consistent with the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
In 2012, the National Aborignal Council of Midwives travelled to five communities across Canada. Each community developed their own vision for materntity care services and the return of birth to their land.
In 2012, the National Aborignal Council of Midwives was invited into five communities across Canada to speak about birth, past and present, the return of birth and what that would mean to Aboringal cultures, health, and nationhood.