Midwifery by the Numbers

In 2022...

  • Number of years midwifery has been a regulated health profession: 28

  • Current number of Registered Midwives: 1,012

  • Percentage of Ontario births taking place under midwifery care: 18%

  • Number of midwifery practice groups (MPGs) in the province: 93

  • Number of midwifery satellite clinics: 18

  • Number of Indigenous midwifery practices: 12

  • Number of Indigenous-identified midwife members of the AOM: 65

  • Number of Expanded Midwifery Care Models (EMCMs): 14

  • Number of communities where midwives provide care: >250

  • Number of hospitals where midwives have privileges: 124

  • Number of community-based, midwifery-led birth centres in Ontario: 3

  • Number of new midwives who graduate from the Midwifery Education Program (MEP) each year: 75+

Data sources: Association of Ontario Midwives and Better Outcomes Registry Network


BORN Infographic 2020-2021

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