Map of Simcoe Muskoka

Pregnancy and Before

Birth and Fertility Rates

In Simcoe Muskoka, between 4,500 and 4,900 babies have been born in each of the past 10 years.  The majority of these newborns are within a healthy range for birth weight, size and gestational age. Similar trends have been seen across Ontario.

In general, women of reproductive age in Simcoe Muskoka are having fewer babies and at an older age. This is a trend seen across Ontario and is evident in multiple types of fertility rate measurements, including those below. These pages contain the following data:

Pregnancy rates

Live births and crude birth rate

Total and general fertility rate

Age-specific fertility rate

Multiple birth rate

Pre-term and post-term birth rate