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Nunavut has an interest in midwifery, but training lags behind – Nunatsiaq News

9 September 2020

“Training Inuit into these positions is critical”

Nunavut’s Department of Health says it’s actively recruiting new midwives to fill seven vacant positions across the territory, as part of its effort to make midwifery more accessible to Nunavut families.

There are 10 midwife positions across Nunavut, based in Cambridge Bay, Iqaluit and Rankin Inlet.

But earlier this year, two Inuit midwives in Rankin Inlet left their positions at the community’s maternity centre, leading to the suspension of local prenatal and birthing services for expectant mothers in the Kivalliq region.

Although neither of the midwives spoke publicly about their reasons for their departures, a former colleague said the women faced discrimination and an unrealistic workload.

Read More: https://nunatsiaq.com/stories/article/nunavut-has-an-interest-in-midwifery-but-training-lags-behind/