Professional Associations

College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC
Find a family doctor in BC.

Midwives Association of BC
Find a midwife in BC.

BC College of Midwives
Find out more about how midwives practice in BC.

Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Learn about Canadian guidelines for maternity care practice.

Perinatal Services BC
Issues online quarterly reports in perinatal health and maternity care. They also post guidelines for obstetric care practice.

Websites and Blogs that Support Normal Birth

Lamaze International
Lamaze promotes a natural, healthy and safe approach to pregnancy, childbirth and early parenting.

Birth with Confidence Blog
An online community, created by Lamaze International, written for and by women (and men) with a variety of stories, articles and tips related to pregnancy, birth and parenting.

Science and Sensibility
A blog discussing research related to healthy pregnancy, birth & beyond, from Lamaze International.

Healthy Families BC
A website offering information about pregnancy, normal birth and child care from the Government of British Columbia.

Mothers of Change
A non-profit, Canadian consumer advocacy group for maternity care with a blog about current issues.

Childbirth Connection
A not-for-profit organization in the United States that has worked to improve the quality of maternity care for mothers, babies and families since 1918.

Optimal Birth BC Partners

The Power to Push website from BC Women’s Hospital
Provides up-to-date resources for pregnant women and their families in BC.