Ontario has approximately 23,000 midwifery-led births every years
Midwives supported 10.8% of the births in Canada in 2016‑2017
80% of planned births through a midwife happen in the hospital
If you need, or choose, to have an epidural, you & your midwife will make a plan to move to the appropriate hospital to access it
Research shows that people who use midwives often lead to better outcomes for mothers and babies
Midwives are university-trained medical care provider
People with midwives are less likely to have cesarean deliveries or episiotomies.
Midwives are fully funded through the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care