Davison, C., McKenzie, B., & Hauck, Y. (2021). Looking back moving forward: The history of midwifery in Western Australia. Women and Birth, In Press, corrected proof, 1 November 2021.
To date there is has been very little research into midwifery in Western Australia (WA), therefore this paper addresses a significant gap in the literature. The aim of this paper was to gain insight into the history of midwifery in WA… The historical suppression of midwifery in Australia has impacted the understanding of the role of the midwife in the contemporary setting. Understanding the development and evolution of the midwifery profession in Australia can help future directions of the profession.