Why Choose a Registered Midwife?

Registered Midwives are specialists in low-risk pregnancy and birth and we view these as healthy and happy events. We believe that you are the best person to make decisions about your body and your baby - expect us to give you information and support you in making an informed choice.

OHIP-Funded

OHIP-Funded

We provide personalized care with excellent outcomes free to residents of Ontario.

Our Expertise

Our Expertise

Midwives complete a rigorous University education program and are primary health care providers.

Comprehensive Care

Comprehensive Care

We provide care to you and your baby through pregnancy, labour and birth, and the first six weeks postpartum.

Choice of Birthplace

Choice of Birthplace

Healthy, low-risk clients can choose to give birth at TOH - Civic Campus, at home, or at the OBWC.

Learn more about our midwives.

We are team of dedicated primary health care professionals with a passion for maternal and newborn care.

We believe that pregnancy and birth are a healthy, normal part of the life cycle. Recognizing that complications do arise, we work closely with doctors, nurses, lactation consultants, doulas and other health professionals as needed.

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Today is World Prematurity Day. Today we think of all those who welcomed their baby or babies into the world much earlier than they were expecting and we think about the little ones who must spend the first parts of their lives fighting like warriors 💜

Did you know that in an effort to decrease preterm birth worldwide, the World Health Organization recommends midwifery-led continuity of care? This model of prenatal care "... is associated with improved outcomes for the majority of women and babies at low risk of developing complications and has been shown to reduce the risk of prematurity by around 24%."

For information on preterm birth worldwide, please see this page from the World Health Organization: www.who.int/maternal_child_adolescent/newborns/prematurity/en/
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Ottawa South Midwives shared National Capital Doulas's event.

Interested in learning about babywearing? National Capital Doulas is hosting an event next week!
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Hello all! :) It's that time again, where one of OSM's midwives is speaking about Choice of Birth Place at the Ottawa Birth and Wellness Centre. We are looking for
1. One mom (and partner) who would like to speak about their HOME birth experience and
2. One mom (and partner) willing to speaking about their HOSPITAL birth experience.
The information session will take place on November 15 at the birth centre from 6-8pm. (Usually guest speakers speak at the beginning of the session).
Please inbox if you are interested and available next Wednesday :)
Thanks in advance!
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