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 7, 2016

2016 Council Election Results

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The CMO is pleased to announce that three professional members were re-elected in

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June 24, 2016

CMRC: Gender Inclusive Language Statement


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CMRC: Use of Protected Title of Midwife Statement


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April 25, 2016

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April 15, 2016

Education Day Forum

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The College of Midwives is excited to announce the dates for our upcoming … Read more