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AOM Applauds Safe Access to Abortion Services Act

Date: February 2, 2018

On Feb. 1, 2018, the Safe Access to Abortion Services Act came into effect. This law protects facilities that offer abortion services, as well as the homes and offices of health professionals and staff who provide these services. Safe access zones prohibit activity, including protesting, that may i…

Protecting the Seeds at the Bay of Quinte

Date: February 2, 2018

The AOM’s Indigenous Midwifery team recently visited midwife Dorothy Green and the staff at Kenhtè:ke Midwives in Tyendinaga – one of the first groups to receive funding under the new Indigenous Midwifery Program at the Ministry of Health last year. The visit was an excellent opportunity to cele…

Clients Sought for HQO Study

Date: February 2, 2018

Health Quality Ontario (HQO) is currently reviewing Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) to understand whether this screening test should be more broadly funded. An important part of this review is to make sure a variety of perspectives and experiences are considered. At this time, they are especia…

Honouring Black History Month

Date: February 1, 2018

The AOM recognizes and celebrates the work of black midwives, leaders, researchers, and activists who have strengthened Ontario health care. We recognize the vast disparities that exist in health care and provision of reproductive and perinatal care due to anti-black racism. The AOM is committed to…

AOM Board Nominations & Resolutions

Date: January 10, 2018

We want to hear from our members! Now's the time to submit resolutions for consideration at the Annual General Meeting in May. This is a great way let the board know about the issues facing the membership and what you'd like prioritized. It's also the time when we invite members to put a nomi…

Season's Greetings

Date: December 20, 2017

In the spirit of Reconciliation and the Two Row Wampum, we wish Happy Holidays to all of our relations.*

Welcome to the new!

Date: November 22, 2017

Goodbye orange, hello search function! The board and staff of the AOM are delighted to be sharing our new website, oriented to both midwives and the public. AOM members will love the personalized account centre! On your first visit, login with your email address and select "Forgot Passwor…

Safe Access to Abortion Care

Date: November 15, 2017

Midwives support clients’ right to choose and recognize that reproductive health care – which includes access to legal, safe abortion care – is an integral part of people’s health.

This fall, the Ministry of Health announced the Safe Access to Abortion Services Act, 2017, which, if p…

Constitutional Changes

Date: November 7, 2017

The AOM Board of Directors (made up of 12 working midwives) provides strategic guidance, financial oversight and contributes to the vision of midwives leading reproductive, pregnancy, birth and newborn care across Ontario. For the first time in more than 15 years, the AOM board is looking to mak…

Get the Latest Clinical Evidence at our Research Symposium

Date: October 1, 2017

What's the best way for midwives to get caught up on the latest clinical findings in maternal newborn care? Come to the AOM's Midwifery Research Symposium on Monday, November 13 in Hamilton. Presentations by Eileen Hutton, RM, PhD and other researchers will get you up to date on the latest ev…