What we do

The College of Midwives of Ontario protects the public by regulating the profession of midwifery, supporting its members in achieving high standards of professional behaviour and clinical practice, and by promoting a model of care that protects informed choice, choice of birthplace and continuity of care.

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About Us


The College of Midwives of Ontario (CMO) was established with the proclamation of the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA) and the Midwifery Act on December 31, 1993 to govern midwifery. The mandate of the CMO is to regulate the profession of midwifery in accordance with the RHPA, 1991. The primary responsibility of the CMO is the protection of the public, specifically the childbearing women and their infants to whom its members provide care.


July 20, 2017

2016 – 2017 Annual Report

We are pleased to present our 2016-2017 College of Midwives of Ontario Annual Report.

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July 14, 2017

Public Consultation: Professional Standards

At the College of Midwives of Ontario, we are reviewing and refining our approach to … Read more

July 7, 2017

Election Results

Dear members,

Thank you again to everyone who voted for our College of Midwives of

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June 21, 2017

Bill 87 Impacts on the College of Midwives

Bill 87, The Protecting Patients Act¬†was given royal assent by the Ontario Legislature on … Read more

June 1, 2017

Elections for new CMO Council Members now open!

As you may know, the College of Midwives of Ontario is seeking three midwives to … Read more