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TORONTO - The Ontario government will spend $7 million to hire 55 more midwives, the biggest one-year expansion since the practice became provincially funded in 1994.
Health Minister George Smitherman made the announcement, saying demand for midwives continues to increase while the number of physicians attending births continues to fall. (Full story
I know (via internet) a midwife in Ontario. The demand is high enough for midwifery care that you almost have to book your care before you even get pregnant.


I sure wish the support for an increase in midwives and homebirth would happen in the states!

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