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.Read more »
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.
As the committee concludes the consultation process and reviews submissions, midwives and consumers will be watching the committee’s progress and expect that the committee’s recommendations are translated into concrete action by the Ontario government.Read more »
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.Read more »
The study found that the risk of stillbirth, neonatal death or serious neonatal morbidity was low among the women who planned home births and did not differ from midwifery clients who chose hospital births.Read more »
As we welcome 2016, Ontario midwives look forward to another rewarding year of providing informed choice, continuity of care and choice of birthplace to the families in our careRead more »