Mission, Vision and Values

Mission Statement

Advancing the clinical and professional practice of Indigenous/Aboriginal and registered midwives in Ontario.

Vision Statement

Midwives leading reproductive, pregnacy, birth and newborn care across Ontario.

AOM Values

The AOM Board, staff and volunteers:

  • Provide courageous, compassionate and principled leadership
  • Consider Indigenous issues and social justice in all decision-making
  • Promote and support the restoration and renewal of Indigenous midwifery
  • Promote, safeguard and support normal birth
  • Advocate for members' rights that promote long-term career satisfaction
  • Create systems and tools that uphold equity within the midwifery profession, in relationship to clients, and within the health-care system
  • Respect client dignity, autonomy, cultural safety and experience as central to decision-making in midwifery care
  • Establish accessible, high-quality and responsive services that meet the needs of the membership
  • Enhance the potential of midwifery to contribute to the well-being of society.

2017-2020 AOM Strategic Plan