Midwifery Care with Kawartha Community Midwives

Child and Mom
  • We are a group of registered midwives who attend births at your home or hospital wtih priviliges at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre. We also provide clinic births for clients who live out of town who want an out of hospital birth.
  • We invite you to come to an initial interview to find out more about midwifery care.
  • Your care will be provided by a small group of midwives. During each visit you will spend about 45 minutes with one of us. This will allow time for you to discuss your questions, birth plans, concerns, and to build a caring relationship based on trust and mutual respect.
  •  A midwife will be available to you by pager 24 hours a day, seven days a week for any urgent concerns.
  • We are sensitive to and respectful of cultural, social and spiritual practices and traditions.
  • For those who are planning to birth at home or at the clinic, we offer the option of a water birth.  We have birthing pools which can be loaned.
  • We are a teaching practice. Midwifery students from the Midwifery Education Program have their clinical placements with us.
  • We are located in heart of downtown Peterborough in a beautiful Victorian house. Our clinic is wheelchair accessible.
  •  Books, CD's and DVD's are available on loan to our clients.