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.

Breastfeeding Support Now Available at St. Jacobs Midwives on Fridays

We’re pleased to welcome Tara (Boyes) Shantz, lactation consultant, who is offering services including tongue/lip tie releases and other complex breastfeeding difficulties. Tara sees clients at the St. Jacobs Midwives’ clinic on Fridays. Book an appointment with Tara:...

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...

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...

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!