Funding for this research was provided by:
Arthur Smyth Scholarship (N/A)
Senior Scholar salary award, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute (N/A)
Received: 19 March 2019
Accepted: 25 July 2019
First Online: 6 August 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval for this study was granted by the University of Saskatchewan, Biomedical Research Ethics Board (registration numbers 00001471 and 00008358) and the University of British Columbia, Children’s and Women’s Health Center of BC Research Ethics Board (registration number H14–01629). This study relied on administratively collected data that was anonymized prior to release to the researchers. Participant consent was not required.
: Not applicable.
: From May 2018 to January 2019 DNM providing consulting services to the Midwives Association of British Columbia. No other authors have competing interests to declare.