Be Engaged. Make Change.
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…
Ontario Government Releases 2017 Budget
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…
Toronto Birth Centre: One Thousand Births & Counting
Date: April 27, 2017
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…
Midwives - Champions of Reproductive Justice, Victims of Gender Penalty
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.