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The McConnell Foundation: Indigenous doulas help keep families together in Winnipeg

Dawn Lavand, 33, does everything she can to make sure childbirth is a joyous occasion for Indigenous women.

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University of Winnipeg : My First Field Placement with The Winnipeg Boldness Project: Supporting Winnipeg's Indigenous Doulas

University of Winnipeg : My First Field Placement with The Winnipeg Boldness Project: Supporting Winnipeg's Indigenous Doulas

Wiijiii’idiwag Ikwewagenvisions the Indigenous doula program as an important step toward reclaiming birth in defiance of Health Canada’s maternal evacuation policy.

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Today's Parent: Why many Northern Indigenous women are still relocated to deliver their babies

Today's Parent: Why many Northern Indigenous women are still relocated to deliver their babies

If you’re an Indigenous Canadian woman who lives on a remote or rural reserve, federal regulations require you to leave your home at 36 to 38 weeks to await the birth of your baby in an unfamiliar city.

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