The Association of Ontario Midwives

The Association of Ontario Midwives
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Welcome to Ontario Midwives

Midwives are experts in normal pregnancy, birth and newborn care. Ontario midwives are funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care so services are free to clients. Give birth at a hospital or at home and receive safe, skilled care from your midwife.

Equal Pay Day 2016

Equal Pay Day 2016

Midwives are overdue for pay equity

On April 19, we need your support! We need midwives and supporters to watch and share our video, but don’t stop there! Tell Premier Wynne to stop fighting midwives and invest in closing the midwifery pay equity gap instead.

#MidwivesAreOverdue for #PayEquity. Close the gap @Kathleen_Wynne #EPD2016

Get a brief expert summary of the midwifery pay equity gap here.  And read more here. Even more info can be found on our pay equity resources page. And at the Equal Pay Coalition.

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Ontario Midwife Spring 2016 Issue

Ontario Midwife Spring 2016 Issue

Midwives and technology

Welcome to the spring 2016 issue of Ontario Midwife, which looks at midwives and technology.

One of the dominant cultural images of the midwife is that we’re “high touch, not high tech.” And to some extent, that’s true—our partnerships with clients, longer prenatal visits, continuity of care and commitment to informed choice are all about prioritizing face-to-face contact with clients. But midwives also mobilize a variety of technologies to advance client care.

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Looking Closer President's Blog

Midwives are Overdue for Pay Equity

Today is the day we are asking you to speak up for midwives. We don’t deserve a gender penalty on our pay – no one does.  Pay equity is a human right.  Midwives are overdue for pay equity. Let’s induce some action.

Tell Premier Wynne to stop spending money fighting midwives in court and invest in closing the gap instead.

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