Finding a health care provider

As you go through your pregnancy and birth, it’s important that you have the support of a health care professional that you trust. In British Columbia, this person can be a family doctor, obstetrician or registered midwife. Learn more about the each of these professionals by visiting these websites:

ObstetricianCollege of Physicians and Surgeons
Family doctorCollege of Family Physicians
Registered midwifeCollege of Midwives

Once you’ve decided what kind of professional you’d like to work with, find one that is going to be a good fit for you and your family.

• Ask trusted friends, family or co-workers for recommendations
• Ask other health care providers for recommendations
• Search the listings in the websites linked above for a professional in your area accepting new patients

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