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.


May 25, 2017

Ontario Health Regulators

In 2017, the Federation of Health Regulatory Colleges of Ontario created www.ontariohealthregulators.ca. The Ontario … Read more

March 20, 2017

CMO Elections – Call for Nominations

The College of Midwives of Ontario is seeking three (3) midwives to fill positions on … Read more

January 4, 2017

Canadian Midwifery Registration Exam (CMRE) Dates Released

The 2017-2018 dates for the CMRE¬†have been released and can be found here.… Read more

December 16, 2016

Public Consultations: Professional Conduct & General Regulation

The College seeks to make changes to legislation and regulations to improve the effectiveness and … Read more

November 18, 2016

Member Education Day Livestream

On November 16, 2016, the CMO hosted Member Education Day at Ryerson University in Toronto … Read more