Midwifery by the Numbers

Number of years midwifery has been a regulated health profession: 26

Current number of midwives: 963

Number of clients who gave birth in midwifery care between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018: 25,283

Number of midwifery practices in the province: 105

Number of communities where midwives provide care: 239

Number of hospitals where midwives have privileges: 122

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