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COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions for Midwifery Clients

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way care is being provided by midwives, and the College would like to assure you that we will continue to ensure that your safety is prioritized.

We understand that this is a stressful time for everyone and may be particularly stressful for those who are pregnant or caring for a newborn. Our focus is to ensure that you and your midwife have access to the most up to date and accurate information during this time. We have provided frequently asked questions below to help answer some of your questions and we will continue to update this page when new information becomes available.

Why has my midwife cancelled some of my appointments?

How will I be protected during in-person visits and when I am in labour?

Can my midwife provide care virtually?

What if I have just recently returned from travel or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19?

Can I still give birth at home or in a birth centre?

Frequently Asked Questions about College Operations

Is the College still open during the pandemic?

Is the College processing complaints during the pandemic?