Can I have a hospital Birth with a Midwife?

Yes, in 1998 hospital privileging became available to midwives registered with the College of Midwives of BC. "Choice of Birthplace" where available is now a standard of midwifery care. Hospital privileging enables midwives to care for women as primary care giver during low risk labour and delivery in the hospital setting as well as caring for mother and baby during the immediate postpartum period. Midwives work together with nursing staff and other medical consultants to provide optimal care in all circumstances.