News & Information

New Hamburg Clinic Location Closing

After careful consideration, St Jacobs Midwives has made the difficult decision to close our New Hamburg satellite clinic site in December 2023. Current clients from Wilmot Township will still be cared for out of our St Jacobs clinic. We will continue to accept new...

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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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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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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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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:

Emily V. Smith, Student Midwife

Emily V. Smith, Student Midwife

I am currently in my second year of training as a student midwife in the Midwifery Education Program at McMaster University. Previously, I attended the University of Toronto where I obtained an HBSc in Biological Anthropology and an MSc in Anthropology and Indigenous...

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Pregnant and looking for care?

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