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There's accusations the Midwifery Council is ignoring midwives, over proposed changes to its 'Scope of Practice'.
Almost 3000 people have signed a petition against the revision - and replacing the words 'women and baby' with 'whanau'.
Petition organiser Deb Hayes says the council hasn't listened to feedback.
"I think midwives might not have even bothered replying, because the Midwifery Council doesn't listen to the feedback we give anyway."
The council agreed to adopt the revised scope late last year, and including an explanatory paragraph.
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