Map of Simcoe Muskoka

Pregnancy and Before

Birth Location

According to the Better Outcomes Registry & Network (BORN) for 2014, 95.9% (95.3%, 96.5%) of Simcoe Muskoka women gave birth at a hospital. Four percent (3.4%, 4.6%) had a home birth. The majority of home births were attended by a midwife.

Similarly in Ontario overall, 96.6% (96.5%, 96.7%) gave birth at a hospital, and 3.0% gave birth at home. Less than 1% gave birth in another location, such as a birthing centre.