Ace provides midwifery care that focuses on pregnancy and birth as an important time of transition and is passionate about your right to be supported in your choices. She looks forward to accompanying you and your family on your journey through pregnancy, birth and the first weeks with your new little one.
Ace has an interest in supporting individuals who may experience marginalization when accessing care for their families. She has worked with Aboriginal communities, intentional single parents, queer families and families whose lives are affected by poverty or mental health concerns. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish and French.
Ace Porter graduated from the UBC Midwifery Education Program at the top of her class in 2013. She also has a degree in International Development and Gender Studies from Dalhousie University, with an honours thesis on sexual violence in South Africa. Ace has worked with women’s cooperatives in Kerala, India and in various grassroots feminist organizations. She also spent time as a care-aid in Halifax.
Ace has two children, Sequoia and Sitka, who she is proud to be raising with her partner, Ryan, and their community.