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.
Despite the incredibly intense education program and increased level of responsibility, government does not appropriately value or compensate midwifery work.
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“This case is a good example of the ongoing struggle against myths, prejudices and misunderstandings about midwifery work and its value and position in the health care system.” said Van Wagner in her testimony.