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 toorder 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”