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. 

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Providing midwifery care to Syrian refugees

To meet the health needs of Syrian refugees in the GTA, a clinic was established in a hotel in the west end of the city through COSTI and Access Alliance. A similar clinic in the east end should be up and running shortly. The tentative plan is for all pregnant women to be seen primarily by midwives for assessment, diagnostic tests and ongoing care while they remain in their temporary hotel lodging.

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AOM Advocacy: A Year in Review

2015 was certainly an eventful year for midwives advocating for change. While I recognize that there are many challenges in the year ahead, it is helpful to look back over the last twelve months, as 2015 has been a year of great strides. Of course, none of this work would be possible without the amazing dedication and passion of members, clients and supporters.

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