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The Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women’s Health Nurses (CAPWHN) represents women's health, obstetric and newborn nurses from across Canada. CAPWHN aims to promote excellence in nursing practice, leadership, education and research in the areas of perinatal and women’s health care.





2016 CAPWHN National Conference


The Final Program for the 6th National Conference is now available. We look forward to seeing you October 21-23, 2016 at the Westin Calgary in Calgary, Alberta. Check out everything Calgary has to offer!

Registration is closed but we will be accepting on-site registrations in the Ballroom Foyer on the Convention Level at the Westin Calgary.



CAPWHN Awards and Board Nominations


The recipients of the CAPWHN Awards have been selected! They will be presented with their Rising Star Award and Excellence in Leadership Award at the AGM on October 22, 2016. Come join us to congratulate your peers for their accomplishments!

Interested in becoming a member of the CAPWHN Board of Directors? Click here for more details.





The August 2016 issue of the CAPWHN Newsletter is here! Check it out!





Due to technical difficulties the recorded webinars are not currently available. We will be addressing this issue after the CAPWHN National Conference in Calgary.


Stay tuned for the next CAPWHN webinar in November 2016!



Zika Travel Alert

Pregnant women in any trimester should consider postponing travel to 14 countries and territories in South and Central America and the Caribbean where mosquitos are spreading the Zika virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced tonight. Viral infection in pregnant women has been associated with microcephaly in infants. See the CDC website or the Public Health Agency of Canada for more information.



CNA Certification 2016


Click here for more information. Why should you certify? Read the Perinatal Nursing Certification brochure!




Become a Member today!

Remember to use all your membership benefits including the new membership term, educational webinars and conference registration discounts.


New job posting! Perinatal Nursing Opportunities (Southern Interior of BC).

Check the job postings for the latest positions available!


Thank you to our sponsors - we greatly appreciate your support!


Click on the BabyFirst logo below for some great neonatal resources.

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