after news that there would be no more midwives in the South Shore because of high demand, and exhausted workers.
Recent protests in Bridgewater represent a provincial struggle that is being experienced by midwives. Nearly 100 people rallied in front of MLA Mark Furey’s office
The province’s Health and Wellness Minister, and Antigonish MLA Randy Delorey says that the focus in the immediate term is to deal with the sustainability of the services province wide. He says this is a cause and service that the province wants to keep:
Delorey says he visited the relatively new birthing room that the midwives use in the Antigonish area back in September. He says the provincial government is committed to supporting and keeping these services so families have the option for years to come