International Day of the Midwife (5 May)

Globally, on the 5th of May, the world marks the celebration of the International Day of the Midwife. The 5th of May is an internationally recognized day for highlighting the work of midwives. 

The theme for IDM 2017 is "Midwives, Mothers and Families: Partners for Life!". The underlying message to this theme is the recognition that Midwives everywhere understand that by working in partnership with women and their families, they can support them to make better decisions about what they need to have a safe and fulfilling birth.

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