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Midwifery Council statement re COVID-19

The Midwifery Council has released a statement about midwifery practice in national and international states of emergency. Whilst this is a particularly worrying time for...

Important: Midwifery Council and COVID-19 update

The Council offices are closed but all staff are working remotely at this time and have access to all technological resources. Please continue to phone and email as normal.


Important information about COVID-19

The Midwifery Council recognises that midwives will most likely face challenging circumstances as all health services respond to COVID 19. As a registered health professional...

Policy documents

Policy documents that help to guide the decisions or processes of the Midwifery Council:

Registration / recertification / return to practice

2020 International Year of the Midwife

Every day our midwives welcome around 168 new babies into the world in Aotearoa New Zealand. Midwives are at the birth of every baby - in homes, in primary maternity units; in...