Home, hospital, birth centre — your midwife provides you the same excellent care no matter where you give birth.
Find out more about why the restoration and renewal of Aboriginal midwifery is one of our four strategic goals.
Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario orders government to end gender pay gap for midwives.
Find a Midwife
Ontario midwives practice in clinics in 100 communities across Ontario, from Attawapiskat to Windsor, Belleville to Kenora. Approximately 15% of all births in the province are attended by midwives. You don't need a referral from a doctor to have a midwife, and midwifery care is covered by the health-care system.
Contact a practice in your area to find out more information.
News & Notices
Jasmin Tecson, midwife at Seventh Generation Midwives in Toronto became president of the AOM board of directors on May 5, 2020. The AOM asked Jasmin some questions, so that midwives far and wide could get to know her better.
Dear Midwives, This is not how I imagined saying goodbye. Nothing about this time is anything any of us could have imagined. And yet, here we are, carrying on, being resourceful, being resilient and being midwives during a global pandemic. ....
Giinwi (before colonization) Gaazhi (what we used to do) Maamwiziying (together) Ndaadzikeying* (to assist in giving life)
Improving access to Indigenous midwifery: The Association of Ontario Midwives will convene a gathering of Indigenous communities on March 6-7, 2020 to envision concrete pathways to improve access to Indigenous midwifery...
Canadian study looks at racism in midwifery: In 2019, a research study was conducted by staff members Feben Aseffa, RM, MHM and Lwam Mehari, MPH to understand how racism manifests in midwifery and what solutions need to be implemented to dismantle its prevalence...