Celebrating International Midwives Day
At View Global Services today May 05, 2023 we Celebrated the international Midwives day as the Guardians of Birth.
In Canada, midwives play a vital role in providing compassionate and holistic care to expectant mothers and their families. These dedicated professionals are the guardians of birth, ensuring safe and empowering experiences for women during the transformative journey of pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum. In this blog post, we celebrate midwives in Canada and elsewhere and shed light on the importance of supporting their essential work.
1. Recognizing the Role of Midwives:
Midwives are skilled healthcare professionals who specialize in low-risk pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care. They offer personalized and woman-centered care that respects the unique needs and choices of expectant mothers. By recognizing and valuing the expertise of midwives, we can empower women to make informed decisions about their reproductive health and ensure positive birth experiences.
2. The Benefits of Midwifery Care:
Studies have shown that midwifery care leads to numerous benefits for both mothers and babies. Women who receive care from midwives often experience lower rates of medical interventions, higher rates of breastfeeding initiation and success, and increased satisfaction with their birth experiences. Midwives provide comprehensive support, including prenatal care, labor and birth assistance, and postpartum care, promoting the health and well-being of women and their newborns.
3. Access to Midwifery Services:
While midwifery care is available in many provinces and territories across Canada, there are still gaps in access and availability. Supporting initiatives that expand access to midwifery services is crucial in ensuring that all women have the option to receive high-quality, evidence-based care. This includes advocating for increased funding for midwifery programs, promoting collaboration between midwives and other healthcare providers, and raising awareness about the benefits of midwifery care.
4. Public Support and Awareness:
Public support plays a vital role in elevating the status of midwives and their contributions to maternal and newborn health. By spreading awareness about the role of midwives and sharing positive birth stories, we can help dispel misconceptions and promote a better understanding of the value they bring to the healthcare system. Additionally, advocating for policy changes that recognize and support midwifery as an integral part of the maternity care system can contribute to better outcomes for women and their families. Celebrating Midwifery Week and International Day of the Midwife: Share your story here for those close to the Canadian community worldwide.
Here’s how to join the campaign:
- Post your photo and caption to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter with the hashtags #IDM2023 and #CelebrateMidwives OR send it in to email@example.com.
- Each week Canadian Midwives Org- CAM will repost a selection of submissions to CAM’s social media, as well as include one story and photo in their newsletter
Midwifery Week and International Day of the Midwife are annual events celebrated worldwide to honor the remarkable work of midwives. Joining in these celebrations can be a powerful way to show support and appreciation for the incredible dedication and expertise of midwives. Participating in events, sharing social media campaigns, and engaging with local midwifery organizations are just a few ways to get involved and make a difference.
At View Global services we work with essential healthcare professionals who provide compassionate, evidence-based care to women and their families. By recognizing their expertise, advocating for increased access to midwifery services, and celebrating their contributions, we can create a society that values and supports the invaluable work of these guardians of birth. Let us stand together in celebrating and supporting Canadian midwives and across borders as they continue to provide exceptional care and promote positive birth experiences for all women.
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