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…
Date: September 22, 2017
The inaugural AOM Midwifery Research Grants were awarded to three recipients in two categories:
Established Career Midwifery Research Grant recipients
RM, PhD Currently working as an associate professor in the Midwifery Education Program at McMaster University, L…
Date: June 3, 2017
For more than half of my career as a midwife, I’ve been part of the AOM Board of Directors. Over the last eight years, I’ve moved from Member at Large to Vice-President and now President. Being part of the board has been a rewarding journey. I’ve had the opportunity to participate in problem-solvin…
Date: April 28, 2017
The Ontario government released its 2017 budget yesterday, which spoke to the Liberals' commitment to continue making midwifery care accessible to Ontarians. The budget specifically noted that "midwifery services provide low-risk birthing options to improve the quality of care and value for Onta…
Date: April 27, 2017
News Type: Midwifery
Toronto-area families are celebrating one big milestone today: since opening its doors in January 2014, the Toronto Birth Centre has been the birthplace for 1,000 babies, all caught by midwives.
I had the pleasure and privilege of attending the very first birth at the Toronto Birth C…
Date: March 8, 2017
South of the border, Trump’s attack on women and on reproductive rights has sparked outrage and re-energized feminist movements. The world witnessed as crowds gathered across the U.S. and the world – including 60,000 in Toronto – to resist the assault on women’s rights.