Skip to main content
College of Midwives Ontario logo

newsletter

October 2018 Council Highlights

November 2, 2018

Our Council meetings are open to members and the public. If any of these highlights from the October Council meeting, held October 10 & 11, 2018 interest you, you can click here to read more in the meeting materials.

Read more

July 2018 On Call Newsletter

July 18, 2018

We are pleased to share our July 2018 edition of our On Call Newsletter. This edition covers Council decisions around the Fee & Remuneration By-law and General By-law, shares information about open public consultations, changes to the College's Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy, impacts of Bill 87, and responds to questions about the revised Second Birth Attendant Standard.

Read more

Message from the President

July 18, 2018

The midwife-client relationship is based on trust, with clients expecting a midwife who is highly skilled and knowledgeable. The majority of midwives in Ontario meet all of the College's high standards, and it is our job as regulators to ensure families can trust that their midwife will provide safe and excellent care at all times. Sexual abuse by a midwife violates that trust and is never acceptable. The College has zero tolerance for sexual abuse and has the responsibility to investigate all complaints.

Read more

Message from the Registrar

July 18, 2018

On June 1, 2018,  the Professional Standards came into effect, and the requirement for two midwives at a birth was  replaced by the requirement of either two midwives or one midwife and a second birth attendant. For this reason, we revised the College’s Second Birth Attendant Standard to better define the expectations for midwives who work with second birth attendants.

Read more

Council Highlights

July 18, 2018

Our Council meetings are open to members and the public. If any of these highlights from the June Council meeting, held June 13th interest you, you can click here to read more in the meeting materials.

Read more

Practice Advisory

July 18, 2018

Look for our new practice advisory section in upcoming newsletters, and write to our Practice  Advisor if you have any unanswered questions. We will share advice and scenarios here going forward.

Read more

April 2018 ON CALL

April 5, 2018

We’re pleased to share our April 2018 newsletter! This edition has information about two public …

Read more