Reconceiving Midwifery

Reconceiving Midwifery

By: Cecilia M. Benoit (author), Robbie Davis-Floyd (author), Ivy Lynn Bourgeault (author)Paperback

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Offers state-of-the-art analyses of the new midwifery

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Introduction RecOnceiving Midwifery in Canada 3 Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, Cecilia Benoit, and Robbie Davis-Floyd PART ONE Canadian midwifery in context 15 1 Rethinking the History of Midwifery in Canada 17 Lesley Biggs 2 Tradition as a Political Symbol in the New Midwifery in Canada 46 Margaret MacDonald PART TWO Legislation, integration, and its challenges 67 3 Why Legislation?: Using Regulation to Strengthen Midwifery 71 Vicki Van Wagner 4 Delaying Legislation: The Quebec Experiment 91 Helene Vadeboncoeur 5 Challenges to Midwifery Integration: Interprofessional Relationships in British Columbia 111 Jude Kornelsen and Elaine Carty 6 To Fund or Not To Fund: The Alberta Decision 131 Susan James and Ivy Bourgeault 7 Exploring Legislated Midwifery: Texts and Rulings 150 Mary Sharpe PART THREE Educating midwives and entry to practice 167 8 Becoming a Midwife in Canada: Models of Midwifery Education 169 Cecilia Benoit and Robbie Davis-Floyd 9 Midwifery Education in Ontario: Its Origins, Operation, and Impact on the Profession 187 Karyn Kaufman and Bobbi Soderstrom 10 Midwifery on the Prairies: Visionaries and Realists in Manitoba 204 Pat Kaufert and Kris Robinson PART FOUR Equity and accessibility: confronting some unresolved issues 221 11 Unregulated Midwifery: Experiences of Women in Nova Scotia 225 Denise Marion 12 Access to Midwifery: Reflections on the Ontario Equity Committee Experience 244 Anne Rochon Ford and Vicki Van Wagner 13 Aboriginal Midwifery in Canada: Merging Traditional Practices and Modern Science 263 Dena Carroll and Cecilia Benoit 14 The Boundaries of Professional Belonging: How Race has Shaped the Re-emergence of Midwifery in Ontario 287 Sheryl Nestel Afterword Missing Pieces and New Developments: Challenges and Opportunities 306 Ivy Lynn Bourgeault and Cecilia Benoit

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  • ISBN13: 9780773526907
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780773526907
  • ISBN10: 0773526900

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