Alison James is a full-time practicing midwife with Markham Stouffville Midwives and has held privileges at Oak Valley Health’s Markham Stouffville Hospital since 2014.

Her areas of interest include supportive care in labour, improving exclusive breastfeeding rates and the benefits of a holistic and family-centred approach to prenatal, intrapartum and postpartum care.

She is registered with the College of Midwives of Ontario (CMO) and maintains current certification in CPR, neonatal resuscitation, emergency skills and fetal health surveillance. She is a member of the Childbirth Services Operations Committee.