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Midwifery Investment an Important Step in Healthcare Reform

Date: July 8, 2019

St Jacobs, ON – Today, Minister of Health Christine Elliott announced that the Ontario government will invest in improving access to midwifery care. The announcement includes additional funding to invest in the growth of midwifery.  With this funding, midwives will be able to provide care for …


Victory for reproductive rights at the Ontario Court of Appeal

Date: May 21, 2019

On May 15, 2019, the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled in favour of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO), to uphold a decision made against the Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada, The Canadian Federation of Catholic Physicians’ Societies, and Canadian Physicians for Life…


AOM celebrates the successes of Primary Healthcare Collaboration

Date: April 8, 2019

As Ontario moves towards some significant changes in structuring of primary healthcare through formation of health teams, the AOM revisits a success story that shines light on how to realize this monumental task successfully. With a system that manages to provide excellent services to clients th…


AOM Board Nominations & Resolutions

Date: February 27, 2019

Board appointed position: One appointed Member at Large position is available for a two year term. The AOM holds space for appointed board members to achieve an inclusive governance model that is balanced by offering a recruitment process based on skills, attributes and experience.  This…



McMaster initiative funded to improve reproductive outcomes in Pakistan

Date: June 20, 2018

McMaster researchers Drs. Eileen Hutton and Karyn Kaufman have joined forces with midwife Dr. Rafat Jan and researchers at the National University of Medical Science to develop an interactive ebook and training module with high-quality current information on family planning, safe abortion, and post…


Congratulations from CAPWHN

Date: May 5, 2018

To all our midwifery colleagues, The Board of Directors and Members of the Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women’s Health Nurses (CAPWHN) would like to extend congratulations to our midwifery colleagues on May 5, 2018, International Day of the Midwife #IDM2018. Midwives and Nu…


AOM Announces 2018 Midwifery Grant Recipients

Date: March 13, 2018

The AOM is pleased to announce a successful second year of supporting midwife-led research initiatives in Ontario! This year three recipients in the mentored-level category and four recipients in the career-level category have been awarded with midwifery research grants. Each of these unique projec…


Home Birth: It's Safe. And it's a Choice You Have.

Date: March 5, 2018

Today, the Association of Ontario Midwives launches a new campaign to promote midwifery-attended home birth as a birth place option for Ontario families. The campaign, using a mix of radio and digital ads, aims to raise awareness and education about home birth, especially for those who may have nev…