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.

Looking Closer President's Blog

Remi Ejiwumni: Midwives took lead in midwifery infrastructure, gov. failed to ensure compensation

Mississauga midwife Remi Ejiwumni is very familiar with the obstacles that the midwifery profession has encountered over the past two decades. Ejiwumni provided evidence to the Human Rights Tribunal that during her term as AOM President (2001-20014) she requested that government provide increased compensation to midwives (who, by 2001, had had no change in compensation for seven years). However, government denied these requests, including a request for a basic cost-of-living adjustment.

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