14th July, 2021
A mid-winter update on vitamin D during pregnancy and infancy. The webinar looks at physiology, consequences and prevention of vitamin D deficiency, who is recommended to have vitamin D supplementation, and prescribing for women and…
14th July, 2021
The launch of a range of new midwifery initiatives is a step in the right direction for a workforce that is stretched to breaking point in some regions of Aotearoa.
15th June, 2021
INFORMATION SHEET Covid-19 Vaccination, Pregnancy and Lactation: June 2021 update WEBINAR (Updated 15 June 2021) New Zealand has now commenced a vaccination programme for COVID-19. Watch the webinar recording and read the information sheet for…
4th June, 2021
New Zealand midwifery is famous everywhere else except New Zealand.
27th May, 2021
Member advisory: 27th May 2021 Nitrate levels in drinking water: risks for pregnant women and formula-fed babies Through land uses such as farming and sewage disposal systems, nitrate, a highly soluble compound, is released into…
19th May, 2021
The College welcomes this change in policy which follows numerous submissions on members behalf. The College will continue to work with Corrections to help them develop policies to ensure women and babies receive the best…
17th May, 2021
Dear ICM Members, Please find attached the invitation to the virtual policy dialogue and launch of the State of the World’s Midwifery (SOWMy) 2021 report, that will take place virtually on 18 May 2021 from…
11th May, 2021
CE Alison Eddy with Jenny-May on Breakfast this morning highlighting many of the issues midwives are facing Click here to listen to full interview https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/overwhelmed-midwives-feel-let-down-government-failing-address-shortages
10th May, 2021
During today’s United Nations Press Briefing, ICM Chief Executive, Dr. Sally Pairman highlighted the key findings from #SoWMy2021, underscoring the serious need for commitment and action from governments. #Midwives are the cost effective solution to…
4th May, 2021
Fewer interventions in labour, reduced maternal and neonatal morbidity (illness, injury), improved psycho-social outcomes and increased contraceptive use; these are just some of the documented positive outcomes of a midwifery-led maternity service.
31st March, 2021
“It’s causing unnecessary suffering for women.”
That from the New Zealand College of Midwives which is strongly supporting calls for ACC to review its approach to cover for severe perineal injuries, saying the current position is too restrictive.
30th March, 2021
30 March 2021 Future Māori and Pasifika Midwifery Workforce Receives $6m Boost The launch of a joint project between Aotearoa’s midwifery education providers and the Ministry of Health signals the beginning of a new chapter…