Midwifery by the Numbers

Number of years midwifery has been a regulated health profession: 25

Current number of midwives: 920

Number of clients who gave birth in midwifery care between April 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017: 23,455

Number of midwifery practices in the province: 101

Number of communities where midwives provide care: 89

Number of hospitals where midwives have privileges: 123

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

Number of new midwives who graduate from the Midwifery Education program each year: approximately 80

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

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