Midwives and Midwifery-led Births

Midwives and Midwifery-led Births

In 2016-2017, midwives supported 42,248 births in Canada.

Number of midwives

Number of midwives

There are over 1,690 midwives in Canada.

Midwifery-led births

Midwifery-led births

Midwives supported 10.8% of births in Canada in 2016-2017.

Year of midwifery regulation

Year of midwifery regulation

Midwifery is regulated and funded in almost all provinces and territories in Canada.