Growing Families. Delivering Choice.

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.

Free Care

Our personalized care is free to all residents of Ontario – with or without OHIP.

Our Expertise

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

Comprehensive Care

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

Choice of Birthplace

Healthy, low-risk clients can choose to give birth at The Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus, at home, or at the Ottawa Birth and Wellness Centre.

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.