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.

News

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

May 31, 2017

Jurisprudence Course

New! All applicants to the College of Midwives of Ontario must be familiar with the … Read more

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