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

Boycotting Nestlé to save babies’ lives

I’ll be on call during World Breastfeeding Week (August 1 to 7) and I know that some of the clients who contact me will have questions and concerns about breastfeeding. Discussing the health benefits of breastfeeding with my clients and providing the support they need to breastfeed successfully is a very important aspect of my work as a midwife. During postpartum home visits – especially with first-time moms – much of my time is spent assisting them with breastfeeding. Whether my clients need reassurance or practical advice, or both, it’s not long before they are on their way, confidently feeding their babies the most natural and healthiest food possible.

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