Midwifery Care

Pillars of Midwifery Care

Continuity of Care

Midwives provide complete care throughout pregnancy, labour, birth, and the first six weeks following birth. This basket of services — referred to as a “course of care”– provides continuity, optimizing your safety …

Informed Choice

Midwives support clients to make informed decisions about their care. For example, when discussing the option of having genetic screening, ultrasound or other routine tests, your midwife will talk with you …

Choice of Birthplace

Choosing where to give birth is one of the decisions that your midwife will support you to make. Midwifery clients may decide to give birth safely at home or at …

Trusted Resources

Information you can rely on

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COVID-19

March 16, 2022 Here are 2 of our favourite resources…

supporting homebirth

Having your baby at home

In Ontario, around 20% of people in midwifery care plan…

STEGH

Having a baby at STEGH

Expecting a baby is a very special time in the…

Fun Facts

Our stats for last month, October 2022 and since December 1, 2020.

7

Girls

15

Boys

19

Hospital Birth

3

Home birth

201

All Girls

235

All Boys

374

All Hospital Births

69

All Home Births

News

Latest updates

Paging Your Midwife in Pregnancy, Labour and Postpartum

Posted by: Erin Laver

Midwives have many roles when on call and taking pages, even if it is daytime. We may be sleeping following being up all night,  dealing with an emergency, or delivering …

What to expect at your appointment

Posted by: Erin Laver

At Elgin County Midwives, we are continuing to update our protocol for COVID and our office. When you arrive at your appointment please wait in your vehicle. Text 289-241-2504 and …

Student Midwives, 2020-present

Posted by: Erin Laver

Olivia Mickie is a second-year Midwifery BHSc student at McMaster University. She first completed an HBSc in Kinesiology at Queen’s University in Kingston, which helped her find midwifery. She is very …

Meet Our Team

Our wonderful midwives

Jill

Jill

Registered Midwife

Laura

Laura

Registered Midwife

Erin

Erin

Registered Midwife

Cassidy

Cassidy

Registered Midwife

Taylor

Taylor

Registered Midwife

Jasmine

Jasmine

Registered Midwife

Sarah

Sarah

Registered Midwife

Midwives - caring for you during your pregnancy, birth and 6 weeks postpartum.

Providing safe midwifery care to families in St. Thomas, Aylmer and Elgin County

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