Parliamentary Petition: Preserve Clarity in Midwifery Practice

We’re facing a critical moment.

NZ Midwifery Council

The Midwifery Council’s revised Scope of Practice for midwives has raised alarms by erasing crucial terms like “women” and “mothers.”

This is an urgent call to arms to safeguard the clarity and specificity in the regulatory Scope of Practice. We need your signature on this petition to demand an immediate investigation into the alarming changes

In the case of midwives, their practice is based on a partnership with women during pregnancy, labour and birthing, and the six weeks postnatal period, including supporting the establishment of breastfeeding and monitoring the health of mother and her baby.

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