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Olivia and Karen: The importance of midwives

When Olivia and Karen found a midwife who specialised in supporting rainbow families they said, ‘Sign us up’. The two mothers share the importance of inclusive language and of both parents being included in the whole pregnancy and birth experience. Go to to watch our other videos for Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa | Aotearoa Patient Safety Day 2021.

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