Low Risk Birth: Quality-Based Procedures

Last updated on October 21, 2022

The Quality-Based Procedures (QBP) for Low Risk Birth were developed as part of the Ontario Health System Funding Reform (HSFR) initiative.

The QBPs for Low Risk Birth aim to address the variation in caesarean section rates across the province in the low-risk patient, promote normal birth and improve patient outcomes by focusing on delivery of standardized evidence-informed practices.


Quality-Based Procedures Clinical Handbook for Low Risk Birth

Quality-Based Procedures Low Risk Birth Toolkit: An abridged version of the Handbook focusing on the clinical recommendations and implementation supports.

Quality-Based Procedures Low Risk Birth Clinical Education Package; A PowerPoint Slide deck with talking points to assist in education sessions about the clinical recommendations. Enable ‘Notes’ view in PowerPoint to view talking points.

Low Risk Birth Quality Based Procedures: Clinical Recommendations Webinar: Presented May 21, 2018.  

Quality Based Procedures for Low Risk Birth:  Frequently Asked Questions