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Discover the Ontario Midwifery Video Series

Discover the Ontario Midwifery Video Series

Learn More: Ontario Midwifery (LMOM) presents public information about midwifery care in Ontario. This project is inspired by Black communities, birthing people, children, midwives and midwifery students. Discover more with the Learn More: Ontario Midwifery Video...

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BIRTH SUITE NOW OPEN

BIRTH SUITE NOW OPEN

We are excited to announce that our clinic birth suite is now available to clients wanting an out-of-hospital birth. Ask your midwife for a tour the next time you're at the St. Jacobs Clinic.

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Covid-19 Vaccine in Pregnancy (Apr.2021)

Effective immediately, pregnant people can register for #COVID19 vaccination appointments in Ontario under the “highest risk” health conditions in Phase Two of the province’s vaccine rollout.  Pregnant people in #WatReg can pre-register at this link: Waterloo Region...

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COVID-19 Response

The best way to stay informed is to follow us on Facebook and Instagram @stjacobsmidwives. As we respond to COVID-19, there may be frequent adjustments to keep our clients, midwives, and community safe.

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Pelvic Floor Physio at St. Jacobs Midwives

KW PELVIC HEALTH offers services at St. Jacobs Midwives clinic. Trained professionals offer pre and post natal pelvic floor physiotherapy treating urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, rectus diastasis, pelvic pain, vaginismus/dyspaneura, back pain,...

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25th Anniversary Celebrations – Sept. 7/19

2019 marks the 25th anniversary of Midwifery in Ontario. A celebration will be held on Saturday, September 7 from 10 a.m. til 12 noon at Waterloo Park, Picnic Area #1.(Note: there will not be a client reunion in June this year). This is a joint celebration with all...

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Important information on cleaning breast pumps

The CDC has created this document outlining the steps for keeping breast pumps/kits clean. Serious neonatal infections can be caused by expressed breastmilk from a pump kit that was not adequately cleaned or...

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Client Birth Stories Wanted

Would you like to share your birth story as a St. Jacobs client? We encourage every new parent who has birthed with us to record their story!

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Meet our Current Students:

Madelyn Conyers

Madelyn Conyers

Madelyn is a senior year midwifery student at McMaster University and is completing her final midwifery placements at St. Jacobs Midwives. Previously she completed placements in Hamilton, but is looking forward to exploring the Waterloo area as she begins her senior...

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Maryam Shaikh

Maryam Shaikh

My name is Maryam Shaikh and I am currently a second-year midwifery student at McMaster University. Pregnancy and birth have been a deep passion of mine since I was 14 years old, and I believe that my memories of when my youngest two brothers were born, and my...

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Pregnant and looking for care?

Please connect with us as soon as possible to check for availability.