Respectful Maternity Care

Research and tools designed to help understand how service users experience care.

Birth Place and Provider

Research on the links between provider, place of birth, and health outcomes,  and tools to support collaboration.

Person-Centered Decision Making

Online course for health care providers and tools to support dialogue and decisions.

Welcome to the Birth Place Lab.

The Birth Place Lab, in the Division of Midwifery at the University of British Columbia, facilitates multi-disciplinary and community-based participatory research on high quality maternity health care across birth settings. Learn more here.


Recent Projects:


Birth Summit IV

Addressing our shared responsibility to ensure equity, safety, and respect - March 31 - April 2, 2019

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