MIDI is participating in a research project with the University of Winnipeg and the First Nations Health and Social Secretariat to explore the impacts of this model on birth outcomes for First Nations women who travel for birth.


MIDI has been providing training sessions for healthcare providers including:

  • 17 maternal child health workers with FNHSSM
  • 12 trainees with the Brandon Friendship Centre
  • 12 trainees with the Kenora Chiefs Advisory

February – June 2017

Doula Practicum

Doula graduationDoulas were paired with 30 families to provide care during a practicum period. The graduation ceremony for the trainees was held on June 14, 2017.

February 2017

Learning Opportunities

MIDI and Winnipeg Boldness provided ongoing learning opportunities, including:

  • Monthly continuing
  • education nights and full moon ceremonies
  • A breastfeeding workshop
  • Sacred Babies training
  • Spinning Babies workshop
  • Moss bag and skirt-making workshop

February 12, 2017

Meet & Greet

Winnipeg Boldness and MIDI hosted a meet & greet event for families.