Policies are approved by the Council to guide the professional knowledge, skills and judgment needed to practice midwifery safely in Nova Scotia.

Midwives are expected to recognize circumstances when it is appropriate to
order diagnostic tests that are normally associated with low risk maternity/
newborn care.

Midwives must have liability insurance to practice midwifery

Midwives must display their licences at their place of employment

Only a registered midwife can use the term “midwife”