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.
The Ontario government released its 2017 budget yesterday, which spoke to the Liberals' commitment to continue making midwifery care accessible to Ontarians.
The budget specifically noted that "midwifery services provide low-risk birthing options to improve the quality of care and value for Ontarians" and the government’s commitment to ensure that "families with low-risk births will have increased choices for quality care, reducing the need for more costly hospital or specialized care.”
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Toronto-area families are celebrating one big milestone today: since opening its doors in January 2014, the Toronto Birth Centre has been the birthplace for 1,000 babies, all caught by midwives. I had the pleasure and privilege of attending the very first birth at the Toronto Birth Centre, a beautiful water birth in the Cedar room. Every birth is extraordinary, but this one felt extra special.