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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.

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Ontario midwives lead AOM CPG updates

Since 2009, the AOM has developed Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) to translate scientific research on pregnancy, birth and early infant health into clinical recommendations for midwives. CPGs are a key way to facilitate evidence-based practice and aim to improve the quality and safety of midwif…

Midwifery research grants: opportunities to improve perinatal care one research project at a time

Erica Elderhorst BHSc, MSc, RM, is a Registered Midwife in Southern Ontario.  She began practicing midwifery in 2016 after graduating from the Midwifery Education Program (MEP) at McMaster University.  She is a fellow at the McMaster Midwifery Research Centre and has just completed her MS…

"In their full power": Long-awaited comfort arrives in Attawapiskat

Christine Roy, a French midwife with Abenaki roots, heads up Neepeeshowan Midwives. The practice is the only one on the James Bay coast in Attawapiskat, a little over 1200 kilometres north of the city of Toronto. If you Google the directions to Attawapiskat on your smartphone, the app will indicate that there is no way to get there. Of course, there is. The journey will take planes, trains and automobiles. It is a definite challenge to live in the north, as well as to run a midwifery practice in the remote fly-in community.