Recently Katie McNiven Gladman, a registered midwife in the Comox Valley (Vancouver Island, BC), applied for hospital privileges at Comox’s St. Joseph’s General Hospital. The hospital rejected her application based on unclear and subjective allegations of “lack of collegiality”. Katie is in good standing with the College of Midwives of British Columbia (CMBC) and given the shortage of […]
On November 28th, during our public rally in support of women’s right to choose traditional birth attendants as a childbirth option, we were given this media release from the College of Midwives of British Columbia. Click here to read full release.