Rebecca Poitras

Rebecca Poitras - Midwife

I am thrilled to be part of the Aurora Midwifery Team!

A bit of history: I was “made in England”, born in Canada, and have lived in various parts of Alberta all my life. As a first-generation Canadian, I feel so fortunate to live in this beautiful country and cannot imagine making my home anywhere else. I have an incredible life partner (Paulo) and three wonderful teenage children (Raina, Riel, and Ruby). My family is my whole world, and I have been humbled by the tremendous responsibility of motherhood.

It was through my own pregnancies and the births of my children that I discovered my passion for pregnancy, birth, human rights, and my calling to the art and science of midwifery. After several career changes (dancer, camp cook, geographer), I now know that I will be fulfilled as I care for and help families through their most profound and transformative life experiences. I look forward to making genuine and meaningful connections with each and every person that I work with.

My four years of midwifery education was both awe-inspiring and eye-opening. As a relatively young profession in Canada, it is so exciting to be involved in paving the future of midwifery as it becomes more and more recognized and legitimized every day. I am honoured to be working at Aurora Midwifery, and to continue to learn from and work with these amazing midwives who have dedicated their lives to this profession.

In my spare time I love to hike, camp, cross-country ski, read, cook, crochet, listen to great music, or watch a good movie, as well as attend folk music festivals and spend as much time in the mountains as I can.

I look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve the best birth experience possible!

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