College of Midwives of B.C.
The College of Midwives of British Columbia (CMBC) is the regulatory body for the profession of midwifery in the province of British Columbia (BC), Canada. It was established in March 1995 when the provincial legislature proclaimed the Midwives Regulation under the Health Professions Act 1 . The first midwives were registered to practice in BC on January 1, 1998.
Canadian Association of Midwives
CAM is the national organization representing midwives and the profession of midwifery in Canada. Its role is to unite, promote, support and strengthen the profession of midwifery.
National Aboriginal Council of Midwives
The National Aboriginal Council of Midwives (NACM) exists to promote excellence in reproductive health care for Inuit, First Nations, and Metis 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.
SOGC – The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada
Founded in 1944, the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada is comprised of over 3,000 professional members, including gynaecologists, obstetricians, family physicians, nurses, midwives and allied health professionals.