Midwifery by the Numbers

  • Number of years midwifery has been a regulated health profession: 27
  • Current number of midwives: 1,028
  • Number of clients who gave birth in midwifery care between April 1, 2019, and March 31, 2020: 25,925
  • Number of midwifery practice groups (MPGs) in the province: 94
  • Number of midwifery satellite clinics: 20
  • Number of Indigenous midwifery practices: 8
  • Number of Expanded Midwifery Care Models (EMCMs): 10
  • Number of communities where midwives provide care: 250+
  • 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 (MEP) each year: 80

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


Infographic depicting midwifery statistics from April 2019 to March 2020

View AOM's BORN infographic transcript.