Midwives and Midwifery-led Births 2019

Midwives supported 40,939 births in Canada in 2019.


Data on total births from Statistics Canada for the period January 1 to December 31, 2019. Data on midwifery‑led births and number of midwives is from the same time period if available, and if not, from as similar a time period as possible.

NOTES

  1. Numbers of Midwives include locum or transient casual midwives.
  2. Does not include all births attended by Aboriginal midwives.
  3. BC numbers based on most recent data available from Perinatal Services BC (2019/2020).
  4. SK and BC numbers may include midwifery‑involved care.
  5. AB numbers based on most recent data available (2018/2019).
  6. MB numbers based on 2019/2020 Fiscal Year: Provincial Midwifery Database (PMD) and Discharge Abstract Database (DAD).
  7. NU numbers based on most recent data available (2018).
  8. QC numbers based on most recent data available (2018/2019).
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