Supporting the Sacred Bond: Addressing Maternal Evacuation and Indigenous Birth Work

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Date(s) - 25/11/2020
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


We welcome you to attend the first of a series of “Feed Your Mind” virtual events* on Wednesday, November 25th, at 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Global College is pleased to have Dr. Jaime Cidro, Director of Master’s in Development Practice program, Professor – Department of Anthropology, who will present her recent research, as well as share stories about her career path, followed by Q+A session.

Dr. Cidro will describe elements from her work that describe the impact of maternal evacuation on Indigenous women and families in Canada. She will discuss her research team’s work around Indigenous birth workers and doulas and how to improve pregnancy and birth outcomes for Indigenous women and families in her talk “Supporting the Sacred Bond: Addressing Maternal Evacuation and Indigenous Birth Work”.