College of Midwives of Ontario The CMO provides detailed information on midwifery practice and regulations. It was established on December 31, 1993 to govern midwifery in the interest of public safety.
Toronto Birth Centre As experts in normal birth, midwives in Ontario have traditionally provided care during labour and birth in a client’s home or in hospital. Now there’s a third option available to midwifery clients who live in Toronto: Pregnant people and families can plan to have their baby at a birth centre.
Evidence Based Birth Their mission is to get the research evidence on birth into the hands of birth parents and families, inspiring them to make more informed decisions about their care during childbirth.
Childbirth Connection Childbirth Connection was founded in 1918 as the Maternity Center Association; its mission is to improve the quality and value of maternity care through consumer engagement and health system transformation. The organization has pioneered strategies to promote evidence-based maternity care, improvement of maternity care policy and quality, and maternity care shared decision making in the United States. Its mission is to improve health for pregnant people and families, and make the nations workplaces more fair and family friendly.
Motherisk Motherisk counsellors speak to hundreds of pregnant people and their healthcare providers each day to provide guidance, support and peace of mind regarding drugs in pregnancy, drugs and breast/chestfeeding, and Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy. Motherisk counsellors are available Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.
La Leche League LLL Canada encourages, promotes and provides parent-to-parent breastfeeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families and society.
Jack Newman's Breastfeeding Website Empowers parents by ensuring they receive the most up-to-date information to assist them with their breastfeeding baby. Information provided through breastfeeding resources which include free information sheets, video clips, and articles.
Healthy Babies Healthy Children Healthy Babies Healthy Children (HBHC) is a free home-visiting program that supports you and your family. HBHC is a long term home visiting program provided by Public Health Nurses and Family Home Visitors. Public Health Nurses are registered nurses and Family Home Visitors are experienced parents from many different cultural groups who may speak your language.
Ontario Early Years Centres Ontario Early Years Centres are places where parents and caregivers can take part with their children in a range of programs and activities, get answers to questions, get information about programs and services that are available for young children and their families and talk to early years professionals, as well as other parents and caregivers in the community.
TransParentcy Supports trans parents and their advocates by providing information and resources.
Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood Toronto is a community-based, pro-choice agency committed to the principles of equity and to providing accessible and inclusive services which promote healthy sexuality and informed decision-making to the people of the City of Toronto.
Opencare To find a Family Doctor or other healthcare provider in Ontario.