The Association of Ontario Midwives

The Association of Ontario Midwives

AOM Blog

The AOM blog is updated periodically with columns about current health care issues, the benefits of midwifery, and insights into improving maternal and newborn care in Ontario. Posts may be from midwives or staff of the association. Lisa M. Weston, RM, is the current president of the Association of Ontario Midwives. Entries prior to May 16, 2012 were written by then-president Katrina Kilroy, RM.

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Let’s Work Together

We need vision and leadership from government to leverage midwives in order to grow midwifery and strengthen Ontario’s maternity care system. However, at a time when there are new midwives ready to enter midwifery, practice groups are being prevented from integrating new midwives into their practices because contract negotiations with government have broken off. Today, join us in reaching out to Premier Wynne and Health Minister Hoskins to ask them to dream with us! Ask them to leverage midwives and midwifery care to achieve health-care transformation.

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Let’s remind the Liberals - Midwifery Matters!

Your tweets have made it very clear that women and families in our province want and need midwifery care. And in 140 characters or less you’ve provided excellent examples of the ways that midwives are strengthening maternal and newborn health in the province by providing the right care at the right time in the right place. So if we all agree that midwives add value to our health-care system, why do we need #MidwifeMondays?
 

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