Midwifery by the Numbers

Number of years midwifery has been a regulated health profession: 23

Current number of midwives: 830

Number of clients who gave birth in midwifery care between April 1, 2014 and March 31, 2015: 20,603

Number of midwifery practices in the province: 89

Number of communities where midwives provide care: 77

Number of hospitals where midwives have privileges: 93

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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