If I want to receive my prenatal and birth care from a midwife, I will have to pay for it myself.

Not necessarily.

The services of midwives have some funding from the Alberta government. However, funding is limited, and sometimes a woman may be unable to find an available, funded midwife in their area. If this happens, you may be able to find a midwife who will accept direct payment from you.

For more information, contact the Alberta Association of Midwives.

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