Shannon Kaupp is a full-time practicing midwife with Markham Stouffville Midwives and has held privileges at Oak Valley Health’s Markham Stouffville Hospital since 2016.

Her areas of interest include VBAC (vaginal birth after caesarean), improving exclusive breastfeeding rates, providing evidence-based care 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.

Shannon is a member of the Alongside Midwifery Unit Research Committee, the Association of Ontario Midwives and the Canadian Association of Midwives. She is also a peer support member for the Strengthening Midwifery Services (SMS) Project in South Sudan.