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More Funding for Midwives Across Ontario and Niagara

July 9, 2019

By: Marcie Culbert

The Ford Government is dedicating an additional $28 million, to expand midwifery services across the province.

Here in Niagara, the following midwifery's will reap the benefits;

Lincoln Midwives (Beamsville) -  $225,842

Sages Femmes Renaissance Midwifery (Welland) - $448,101

Niagara Midwifery (St. Catharines) - $665,163

Niagara West MPP Sam Oosterhoff says funding will help more families receive quality care during pregnancy, labour and birth. 

Province wide; the funding will help support up to 90 midwifery graduates, and expand indigenous midwifery programs.