MCT Reunion Picnic

Past clients and current clients of MCT it’s time to add the the annual reunion picnic date to your fall calendar! The picnic will be held Sunday, September 17th from 11am until 1pm.

It’s an opportunity see your midwives and pre-natal class friends again. The picnic will be held in the picnic area at the southeast corner of Dufferin Grove Park, which is located south of Bloor, East of Dufferin. It will be a potluck so we ask that you bring something small to share.

We will not be calling with reminders about the picnic but if you would like to be contacted by email in the future please let us know at midwivescollective@gmail.com

We hope to see you there!

Prenatal Classes – Spots Available

We offer midwife led prenatal classes on weeknights at the Toronto Birth Center. Our spots in these classes are offered primarily to our clients giving birth for the first time.  When space allows we open them up to others as well, either as a refresher course or to non-clients of MCT.

We have spots available in a few of our upcoming classes: Thursday March 2 – 23, Mondays March 13 – April 3, 2017.

Our classes cover and include:

  • Anatomy of the Pregnant Body
  • Labour Support Measures
  • Labour Video: “Relaxation, Rhythm and Ritual” by Penny Simkin
  • Benefits and Risks of Home Birth, Birth Centre Birth, Hospital Birth
  • Change of Birth Plans/Technology
  • Labour Support Role Play
  • Postpartum Period: Newborn Care and Behaviour
  • Guest Parents: Discussing their experience and Q&A session
  • Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding
  • Postpartum Period
  • An optional tour of the Toronto Birth Centre and a free prenatal yoga class

The classes are for those that are pregnant and one labour support person. The cost of the classes are $200 (sliding scale for clients). The time of the classes is 7-9p.m.

Please send questions or requests to register to Heather at midwivescollective@gmail.com

Renovations at our clinic

We are excited to be expanding our clinic! Though with the excitement comes some necessary accommodations for renovations. We will be holding our clinic at the Toronto Birth Centre from November 28th until December 9, 2016. All inquiries, calls, and appointment bookings will still be directed to our clinic’s administrative offices 416-963-8842 (please do not contact the Birth Centre).

Toronto Birth Centre appointments info sheet:

Address: 525 Dundas St East. Toronto Second Floor

Subway: Get off at Castle Frank Station and take the #65 Parliament St Southbound Bus to Dundas

Street Car: 505 Dundas get off at Parliament or Sackville

Parking: Paid underground parking is available for visitors of the Toronto Birth Centre next door, behind the Paintbox Condominiums (225 Sackville Street).
Parking is $1.50/ half-hour or $5/day (2-8 hours)
Street parking is also available.

There may not always be MCT staff onsite at the Birth Centre. If you have any administrative questions please call our clinic at 416-963-8842. Please note that the staff of Seventh Generation Midwives and the Toronto Birth Centre are not available for administrative support to the clients of The Midwives Collective of Toronto.

Please follow the signs to direct you to our waiting area (TBC classroom).

We still ask that you call your midwives pager before your appointment to ensure that your appointment is “on as scheduled” before heading to the Toronto Birth Centre.

Thank you for your flexibility!

Prenatal Classes Available

We offer midwife led prenatal classes on weeknights at the Toronto Birth Center. Our spots in these classes are offered primarily to our clients giving birth for the first time.  When space allows we open them up to others as well, either as a refresher course or to non-clients of MCT.

We have spots available in a few of our upcoming classes: Thursday Nov.17 – Dec.8, Wednesdays Dec.7 – 28, 2016.

Our classes cover and include:

  • Anatomy of the Pregnant Body
  • Labour Support Measures
  • Labour Video: “Relaxation, Rhythm and Ritual” by Penny Simkin
  • Benefits and Risks of Home Birth, Birth Centre Birth, Hospital Birth
  • Change of Birth Plans/Technology
  • Labour Support Role Play
  • Postpartum Period: Newborn Care and Behaviour
  • Guest Parents: Discussing their experience and Q&A session
  • Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding
  • Postpartum Period
  • An optional tour of the Toronto Birth Centre and a free prenatal yoga class

The classes are for those that are pregnant and one labour support person. The cost of the classes are $180 (sliding scale for clients). The time of the classes is 7-9p.m.

Please send questions or requests to register to Heather at midwivescollective@gmail.com

Annual MCT Picnic September 11th

Past clients and current clients of MCT it’s time to add the the annual reunion picnic date to your fall calendar! The picnic will be held Sunday, September 11th from 11am until 1pm.

It’s an opportunity see your midwives and pre-natal class friends again. The picnic will be held in the picnic area at the southeast corner of Dufferin Grove Park, which is located south of Bloor, East of Dufferin. It will be a potluck so we ask that you bring something small to share.

We will not be calling with reminders about the picnic this year (and moving forward) but if you would like to be contacted by email in the future please let us know at midwivescollective@gmail.com

We hope to see you there!

Click for MCT Annual Picnic information

Prenatal Classes Available

We offer midwife led prenatal classes on weeknights at the Toronto Birth Center. Our spots in these classes are offered primarily to our clients giving birth for the first time.  When space allows we open them up to others as well, either as a refresher course or to non-clients of MCT.

We have spots available in a few of our upcoming classes: Mondays June 13 – July 4, Thursdays June 23 – July 21, Mondays July 11 – August 8.

Our classes cover and include:

  • Anatomy of the Pregnant Body
  • Labour Support Measures
  • Labour Video: “Relaxation, Rhythm and Ritual” by Penny Simkin
  • Benefits and Risks of Home Birth, Birth Centre Birth, Hospital Birth
  • Change of Birth Plans/Technology
  • Labour Support Role Play
  • Postpartum Period: Newborn Care and Behaviour
  • Guest Parents: Discussing their experience and Q&A session
  • Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding
  • Postpartum Period
  • An optional tour of the Toronto Birth Centre and a free prenatal yoga class

The classes are for those that are pregnant and one labour support person. The cost of the classes are $180 (sliding scale for clients). The time of the classes is 7-9p.m.

Please send questions or requests to register to Heather at midwivescollective@gmail.com

Have you applied for an MCT Midwife between 21/11/2015 -24/11/2015 or 27/11/2015-1/12/2015?

Have you applied for an MCT Midwife between 21/11/2015 -24/11/2015 or 27/11/2015-1/12/2015? Please call 416-963-8842 or email midwivescollective@gmail.com to check that we have received your application.

Our staff team noticed a lack of applications and follow-up with our web developer and web host confirms that we are likely missing some applications from the timeline listed above.

We apologize for this inconvenience and hope to resolve the issue quickly.

Prenatal Class Space Available

We currently have space in our Wednesday evening prenatal classes Dec.2-23, 2015 at 7-9 p.m.  Please contact Heather at midwivescollective@gmail.com if you are interested in registering.  More info below:

We offer prenatal classes to all of our clients giving birth for the first time.  We also accommodate other clients/or individuals who request the classes when possible.

Our classes are taught by midwives, and are held at the Toronto Birth Centre at 525 Dundas St.East.  They include an optional Birth Centre Tour, and a free prenatal yoga class.  They run on a dedicated weeknight, over a 4 week period, from 7-9p.m.  The cost of the classes are $180, however no clients will be turned away due to lack of funds.

We currently have several spots available in our fall-winter series. If you are interested in registering for a class please email Heather at midwivescollective@gmail.com

The class covers the following topics from a midwifery perspective:
• Anatomy of the Pregnant Body
• Labour Support Measures
• Labour Video: “Relaxation, Rhythm and Ritual” by Penny Simkin
• Benefits and Risks of Home Birth and Hospital Birth
• Change of Birth Plans/Technology
• Labour Support Role Play
• Postpartum Period: Newborn Care and Behaviour
• Guest Parents: Discussing their experience and Q&A session
• Breastfeeding
• Postpartum Period