The Association of Ontario Midwives

The Association of Ontario Midwives

Model and philosophy

Ontario midwives provide care under a model and philosophy that includes the belief that women have the right to make informed choices.

Midwives provide complete care from early pregnancy to six weeks after labour to you and your baby. You will have a team of up to four midwives who are responsible for your care until you give birth. Two of these midwives will most likely be at your birth.

Midwives are able to attend births at home, in birth centres and in hospital. When under the care of a midwife, you choose where to give birth. Your midwife will assess your health needs and provide information to ensure you can make a safe and informed decision about where to have your baby.

This information is also available in these languages: Arabic, Farsi, French, Korean, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Urdu.