Bringing birth home: Introduction
Ottawa Citizen
, November 25, 2010


Vignettes from “BIRTH, A JOYOUS COMMUNITY EVENT – Nutaraqtaarniq Nunalingnirmiunut Alianaippuq”


A  still shot from the video about Nunavik midwifery

“Inuit Midwife Apprenticeship Program, Nunavik”

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“Community Lay-Midwife Program, Greenland”

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“Maternity Care and Midwifery Training, Nunavut”

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“Birth, a joyous community event”

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Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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(Photo by: Ed Maruyama)


First Nunavik Midwifery Gathering – DVD© Nunavik Midwifery Association

Themes include beliefs, practices and recollections about pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period; social and cultural change; teaching methods; male midwives; godparents and namesakes; and much more.
To order a copy, please contact the Irnisuksiiniq-Inuit Midwifery Network

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