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Awaiting new baby

Baby W

Here is midwife Jackie with baby W at his discharge visit at our Woodstock clinic!

Awaiting new baby

Awaiting new baby

Baby I update

Miss I was born at home on August 24th 2019 with midwives Jessica and Theressa attending. We absolutely love these photos given to us by our lovely client of her beautiful family.

Baby Declan Update

Happy first birthday Declan! This sweet fella was born at home on August 11th 2019 at 10.58pm with midwives Jess and Hayley attending his birth. Declan is getting a sibling in November!

Baby Eden

July 16th 2020 – Gorgeous Eden weighed in at 8lbs 10oz. She was caught by midwives Dominique and student MacKenzie with Jessica as back up.

Baby Spencer

July 12th 2020 – Meet Spencer! This fella welcomed with the help of midwives Jessica & Dominique and student midwife Claire. Weighing 10lb 10oz.

Baby Auden Forrest

Happy first birthday little fella! Auden was born on July 12th 2019 at 5.13am and home on the couch, safe and sound, by 8.02am so big sister Rosalyn could wake up to him! He was delivered by midwives Alison and Rebecca. Rosalyn was born with midwives Erika and Jess back in 2017!

Baby M

June 2nd 2020 – We had been hoping for a June 1st birthday so we could have a triple birthday: him, his momma and their midwife! Alas, he just preferred his own birthday one day later. This guy was 7lbs 13oz of perfection!

Baby C

C and his big sister N are both TVM babies and were attended by the same midwives. This little guy was another pandemic baby born in June 2020.

Baby Caleb

May 1st 2020 – Meet Caleb who was born at home with midwives Jess and Jessie attending. His entrance into this world was beautiful, intuitive and safe.

Baby Leah

May 28th 2020 – This little lady is another adorable pandemic baby with midwives Jessica Riley and Esther. She is sure to brighten everyone’s day with her lovely smile!

Baby Isla

On April 17th 2020, gorgeous Isla celebrated her first birthday in quarantine. Despite her photography session being delayed, this girl still got her cake & loved every minute of her party! Delivered with midwives Hayley & Karen in 2019!

Baby Rue

Little miss Rue was born the end of April at home. At 2 months old, she has grown 5lbs and 5 inches from birth. At 3 months, she outgrew her 6 month sleepers. And now she’s almost 4 months old! Rue’s big sister Niiwin is also a TVM baby!

Levi & Lennen

Levi and Lennen were both attended by midwives Karen & Jess Raison. Levi was born April 28th 2018 and Lennen on May 28th 2019. They both celebrated “pandemic-style” for their birthday’s this year. 

Baby Esme Muriel

Meet sweet Esme Muriel 💕 She was one of our June babies born with the help of Midwives Yuefang and Dominique.

Midwife Rebecca

Taking a pause on pandemic babies for a hot sec to congratulate Midwife Rebecca on her pandemic wedding!! Rebecca and Jared got married on June 24th and it was perfect!! We couldn’t be happier for them both!

Baby Callie

Another TVM Birthday Baby! This little chick turned 2 in June 2020 🎉Happy birthday Callie!

Born with the help of Midwives Jess Raison and Rebecca.

Baby Vienna

Vienna recently celebrated her first birthday amidst the COVID-19 pandemic! Esther and (then student) Jessica were her midwives ❤️ Born May 29, 2019, weighing 8lbs 3 oz delivered by midwives Esther and Jessica Riley.

This year we had 2 babies on May 29th!

Black Lives Matter.

ALL FOR DONATIONS: The BIPOC Midwifery Collective has created the Ontario Black Midwifery Student Relief Fund to ease the financial burden of aspiring Black midwives.

Graduates of the Midwifery Education Program (MEP) in Ontario go on to practice as Registered Midwives across the country. Donations to the fund will directly benefit efforts for an increased representation of Black midwives in Canada. 
Please share widely!

Black Lives Matter.
Black Births Matter.
Black Birthworkers Matter. 🖤

Baby Joey

Meet sweet baby Joey at his final discharge visit snuggling with midwife Jess Raison.

It’s been BABY SEASON over here at TVM! Phew. Both teams have been busy running around and catching babies at an insane rate! 10 babies in 3 days (June 7th-June 10th)

International Day of the Midwife

“Midwives are the only primary care providers in Ontario who receive extensive education and training to help you safely give birth at home.  If you are experiencing a low risk pregnancy, there is excellent quality research from Ontario showing that important health outcomes are similar whether you plan a home or hospital birth under the care of a midwife.”

PPE Donations

Huge thank you to Pure Balanxed for their donations of reusable fabric masks to our clinic! I’d also like to say thank you to everyone else who has taken the time to sew scrub caps, headbands and masks for our midwives, administrative staff and clients. We are so touched by all the support ❤️

Baby Ari

May 2nd 2020 – There’s no social distancing in our line of work, but we do it when we can! Here are midwives Esther and Jessica at a recent homebirth 💕 Baby boy Ari was born after a quick 2 hour labour! He was 6lbs 2oz 💙


Fun fact: Our first 6 babies of May were all boys!

Baby Finley

Baby Finley was born with midwives Karen and Hayley attending last year! This fella celebrated his first birthday in quarantine in March 2019!

baby Girl H

Our midwives have been very busy catching all these pandemic babies 👶 Midwives Jess & Jenni had the pleasure of catching Baby H last weekend and Midwife Rebecca is seen here doing a home visit!
As challenging as these times are, there is so much magic in birth and watching families grow 💕

Scrub caps

Shoutout to our amazing administrator, Monica! She does so much for our clinic and goes above and beyond to help and love us; whether it be related to our clinical work, baked goods for staff meetings (or just because!), an air-kick to celebrate our professional or personal successes AND MAKING SCRUB CAPS TO HELP KEEP US SAFE!! We are so lucky to have her. 😘

Thank you

We are thinking of all the healthcare providers across the world, those with essential jobs, those home with families and those home alone. Our hearts are with everyone during this time and wishing health and safety for all ❤️ COVID-19, Stay Home, Be safe, Stop the spread.

Baby Isla

April 2019 – Miss Isla celebrated her first birthday over the weekend! Happy birthday sweet girl!

It’s been a busy weekend for the on call team. Isla shared her birthday with 2 new babies for our TVM Team!

baby Felix

Midwife Christine gave birth to Felix on March 22, weighing an even 7lbs 💙 She had an amazing home birth with our fellow midwives from MOMA, a special bonus midwife from Womancare Midwives, and doula Lara! Congratulations to Christine and welcome Felix! We can’t wait to actually meet you in person!

Baby boys E & A

Please meet our first set of 2020 Twins! Double the 😍😍 Baby boys E and A were born in February and we cannot get enough of them! Born with Midwife Jess.

Baby Lauren Ada-Jane

Midwife Hayley’s beautiful baby girl arrived on February 9th 2020 weighing 7lbs 1oz! She had a fabulous VBAC with midwives Esther and Jackie 😍.

Baby Avi

On her last midwife appointment with Esther, this little miss is already 6 weeks old! Our team have looked after all four of Avi’s siblings. It is so lovely to watch a family grow.

baby A

Meet baby A, a beautiful little girl born on January 4th 2020 with midwife Rebecca, senior student Jessie & student Mackenzie.

baby Avi

January 2nd 2020 – Gorgeous baby Avi made her appearance with midwife Esther and student midwife Jessie weighing 7lbs 12oz.

Baby Liam

This is Liam! He was born January 2nd, was 8lbs 5oz and 20 inches long 💙 Born with midwives Dominique & Jessica.

Baby Girl

Midwife Jessica was kept busy this holiday season! Here’s Jessica and Jenni with one of our last babies of 2019!

Baby Boy

December 25th 2019 – We had a Christmas Baby! Midwife Theressa and Jessica welcomed this sweet baby on Christmas Day 😍

baby Julian

November 25th 2019 – A little baby love for your Wednesday night! Meet Baby Julian. Born with Midwives Jackie and Jessica.

Baby Cove

November 21st 2019 introducing one of TVM’s biggest babies meet super cute Cove weighing in at 12lbs 13oz with midwives Hayley, Rebecca and Jessica Raison.

Baby Ezra

November 8th 2019 – This little cutie arrived weighing 8lbs 5oz with midwives Hayley and Jessica Raison. We’ve been enjoying all the snuggles since!

Baby Miriam

October 26th 2019 – Baby Miriam is here to wish you a wonderful week! She was born with Midwife Rebecca 💕 Look at the cutest snuggle ever!

baby Phebe

September 26th 2019 – Stylish Phebe arrived with midwives Esther and student midwife Jessie.

Baby Liam

September 11th 2019 – Gorgeous baby Liam arrived with midwives Theressa and Jessica Riley weighing 8lbs 5oz.

Baby Brooks

Mister Brooks is now 5 weeks old and a whopping 12lbs 12oz today. He feeds like a champ and is so darn cute, he’s a keeper!

baby Tejas

September 5th 2019 – This adorable little boy arrived with midwives Dominique and Jessica Riley weighing 8lbs even.

Midwifing puppies

Cannot get enough cuteness overload…we see cute babies all day every day, but these little bundles were adorable too. The midwives gave a LOT of loving to these 8 cuties!!

Baby Everly

September 4th 2019 – Gahhhh she’s so super sweet! Everly was a beautiful home birth weighing 7lbs 5.5oz delivered by Hayley, Jessica Raison and student midwife Jessi.

Baby Girl

August 29th 2019 – Hi baby girl! Welcome to the world! It was a pleasure to meet you this morning! Delivered by midwife Jessica Raison.

Baby Ada

August 10th 2019 – gorgeous little Ada was born with midwives Hayley & Christine.

Baby Logan

July 19th 2019 – Handsome Logan made his grand entrance into the world with midwives Rebecca & Alison weighing 7lbs 4oz. Hayley is checking him over here at 2 weeks old who delivered his big sister.

Baby Griffin

Birth story by mom –

Arrived on her own timing at 41w3d on the winter solstice (gave us a lesson on patience) ⏳
*joined her big brother (born in 2013; caught by Hayley and Esther) who got to witness the birth 👦🏻
*when it was time to push, I realized my water hadn’t broken… and to our amazement she was born en caul! 😲🤩💪🏼 *caught by Loraina and assisted by Jessica who were beyond wonderful 💕
* Truly a spectacular birth experience

*4 months old in upper picture!

Baby M

July 18th 2019 – Hi World! I’m five days new and already 6 oz over birthweight! 💪🙌🏻 Grow baby girl, grow! Caught by midwife Jessica Raison.

Baby Mackinlee

A little reminder in case you forgot: You are loved ❤️ Message from adorable baby Mackinlee to brighten your day. July baby 2019!

Baby Roman

June 29th 2019 – Lovely little Roman made his appearance Happy, Little and Loved at 9lbs 1oz with midwives Christine and Theressa.

Baby Brooks

July 19th 2019 – An extra special baby was born today to one of our former midwives Brittany. Meet gorgeous Brooks weighing a chubby 9lbs 12oz. Delivered by midwives Hayley and Yuefang, and student midwife Jessi.

Baby Griffin

July 1st 2019 – Our Canada Day baby! Meet Griffin sharing a special birthday with Canada, he weighed 7lbs 7oz delivered by student midwife Jessie, and midwives Esther and Theressa.

Goodbye Karen

Today we say goodbye to our beloved colleague Karen Ross. She is moving back to Scotland to be with her family. Karen has been with TVM since 2011. Karen, we love you and we will miss you! ❤️❤️❤️ Here are a few of our latest pics of her! She delivered both the sweet littles, a chunky-monkey baby that she just discharged from care, and her last Canadian client who delivered last week!

Baby Emree Joy

June 27th 2019 – Baby Emree Joy was born at home with Rebecca present. This sweet girl was in a hurry and didn’t wait for back up Dominique to arrive!

Baby Callie

Sweet Callie turned one at the beginning of June!

BABY Boy

Excuse me while I swoon over these pics! S was a surrogate for a sweet couple from Australia. How amazing is it that she grew their baby for them?! Delivered by midwife Jessica Raison.

Baby Sadie

June 20th 2019 – Lovely little Sadie arrived quickly at home and wasn’t very pleased that midwives Hayley and Karen were giving free cuddles. Midwife Hayley has also delivered Sadie’s siblings!

Baby Annika

June 24th 2019 – It’s not often midwives Rebecca and Hayley deliver a baby together, so this was a real treat. Beautiful Annika made her entrance at a “tiny” 8lbs 4oz (being the smallest of her siblings).

Baby Amelia

June 2nd 2019 – Gorgeous Amelia made her entrance after a long day weighing 8lbs delivered by Hayley & Karen.

Baby Lennen

May 28th 2019 – Adorable Lennen was caught by midwives Karen and Jessica Raison. She weighed 8lbs 1oz. We also caught her older brother!

Baby Hugo update

It’s May, and Hugo is 6 weeks old so it’s time to say goodbye! We have also delivered Hugo’s older brother Lachlan. Both boys were born at home. Big sister Eleanor was born with the midwives in Kitchener-Waterloo.

Baby Bo William

May 27th 2019 – Mister Bo William was delivered with midwives Theressa and Esther caught by student midwife Jessica Tarka. He weighed 7lbs 8oz.

Baby Maximus

May 19th 2019 – Lovely little Maximus was caught by student midwife Jessi and midwives Esther and Hayley cheering him on. Weighing 5lbs 14oz.

Baby Benjamin John Douglas

May 19th 2019 – Superior catch by midwives Esther and Christine and our student midwife Jessi, of gorgeous little Benjamin weighing 8lbs 13oz.

Baby Lincoln

May 14th 2019 – Little Lincoln decided to make an appearance weighing 6lbs 15oz with midwives Jessica Raison, Karen & Hayley.

Baby Isla update

May 30th 2019 – Absolutely gorgeous Isla is already 6 weeks old! She’s getting chunky at 10lbs 11oz now and has the most stylish outfits! We will miss seeing this pretty girl at clinic.

Baby Imogen Eliose

May 10th 2019 – Beautiful Imogen arrived…a few days later, but we are thrilled she is finally here weighing 8lbs 1oz. Midwives Hayley, Jessica Raison, Sara and Yuefang all helped to bring this little darling into the world!

Baby Evelyn

May 8th 2019 – Gorgeous Evelyn arrived at home weighing 7lbs 8oz with midwives Esther, Jessica Riley and student midwife Jessica Tarka.

Baby Paris

May 8th 2019 – Beautiful Paris arrived very efficiently on her due date. Weighing 8lb 2oz with midwives Hayley & Jessica Raison.

Baby Josephine

April 24th 2019 – Beautiful red haired baby Josephine arrived on midwife Karen’s birthday! 8lb 10oz with midwives Karen & Hayley.

Baby Rayla Penelope

April 30th 2019 – Gorgeous Rayla has arrived weighing 8lbs 5oz with midwives Jessica Raison & Hayley.

Baby Isla

April 17th 2019 – meet sweet little Isla! She is just absolutely adorable arriving at 7lbs 5oz with midwives Hayley & Karen.

Baby Hugo

April 15th 2019 – Gorgeous Hugo Rae was born at home with midwives Rebecca and Jessica weighing 9lbs 12.5oz. We’ve also delivered his older brother.

Baby Reed

April 11th 2019 – Little Reed arrived quickly for his mom and dad at a lovely 7lb 11oz with midwives Karen & Hayley.

Baby Sparrow

March 24th 2019 – Beautiful Sparrow arrived in style 7lb 15oz on a full moon weekend for busy midwives Karen & Hayley.

Baby Maxwell

March 16th 2019 – This gorgeous girl made her appearance. Maxwell was 6lbs 11oz with midwife Loraina.

Maxwell

Maxwell is absolutely gorgeous! Her beautiful mommy just wanted to show her off, and who can blame her.

Baby Jonah

March 9th 2019 – Meet Jonah – a handsome and big 10lb fella. Delivered by Hayley & Karen.

Baby nova

Dec 5th 2018 – Gorgeous baby girl Nova arrived at home delivered by midwives Theressa and Loraina.

Calvin update

Dec 20th 2018 -Midwife Hayley’s little boy is one years old already! Delivered by Karen, Rebecca & Jessica Raison.

Baby Avery

Dec 13th 2018 – Beautiful baby Avery made her debut with midwives Theressa and Esther, weighing 9lbs 15oz.

4 babies all born with TVM

Parker, born Sept 20/2012, 8lbs 6oz, delivered by Jackie.
Crispin, born March 25/2010, 8lbs 12lbs.
Alec, born December 28/2014, 7lbs 11oz, delivered by Hayley.
Avery, born December 13/2018, 9lbs 15oz, delivered by Esther and Theressa.

baby girl

2018 – Midwife Rebecca and a beautiful growing baby girl that she delivered.

Baby Azalea Ruth

May 24th 2018 – Born at home, this sweet girl was delivered by midwife Loraina.

Waiting for a baby

Midwife Jessica Raison waiting patiently for a baby to arrive at a home birth.

home birth setup

Cannot have a home birth without a martini glass full of water.

Harper update

Gorgeous Harper is 3 years old!!! Delivered by midwife Hayley.

Midwife Snuggles

Midwife Karen getting some snuggles with baby Calvin.

baby boy

2018 – Midwives Esther and Theressa having some newborn cuddles after this little guy was just born.

baby ronan

2018 – Welcome to the world little Ronan! Delivered by midwife Jessica Raison at home.

Calvin at 4 weeks

Midwife Esther holding gorgeous Calvin after his 4 week old postnatal check up in clinic.

baby calvin

Dec 20th 2017 – Midwives Karen, Rebecca and Jessica Raison welcome midwife Hayley and her husband’s first baby into the world. Little Calvin arrived after a caesarean section weighing 6lbs 4oz!

baby calvin

Midwife Rebecca discharging Calvin home from the hospital – although he doesn’t seem happy to leave.

Baby Lola

Meet gorgeous Lola!! She was born June 30th 2017 with midwives Jess Raison and Rebecca.

Baby Harper:  now a few months old already!

Baby Ivanne Marie

March 27th 2016 – this sweet girl was caught by Rebecca and Yuefang.

baby anakin

2016 – Midwife Hayley with gorgeous 6 week old Anakin, born at home!

Hannah

A not so little pic of Hannah – Monica’s daughter – all grown up! She was delivered by Heather in 1999.

midwifery conference

And this is what the midwives do when they are off!

toddler Harper

Look at this updated photo of two year old Harper…Gahhh she sure got big so fast!!

postpartum Home visit

Midwife Esther checking a new baby at home a few days after birth.

baby Jake

2015 – Midwives Hayley and Leanne welcome midwife Jackie’s second baby into the world. Gorgeous Jake made his speedy entrance at home on New Year’s Eve!

Baby jake

Midwives Hayley and Leanne weigh baby Jake after birth.

Baby Lachlan

August 3rd 2015 – This lovely little man greeted us at a beautiful home birth 6 weeks ago at a fantastic size of 10lbs! Delivered by Hayley.

lukas at 6 weeks

2015 – Midwife Hayley saying farewell to Lukas at 6 weeks old.

lukas at 4 weeks

2015 – Little man Lukas with midwives Karen and Hayley at 4 weeks old.

baby lukas

2015 – Beautiful baby Lukas 8lbs 7oz – minutes old- with midwives Hayley and Karen.

Baby harper

2015 – After a beautiful home birth, Harper has finally arrived much to the excitement of her big brother and mummy, who looks absolutely fantastic!

Not so little Harper

Harper is growing so fast – around 2 months old now and her mummy is having a coffee with midwife Hayley.

baby emma

Beautiful Emma came into the world at home for midwife Jackie and her husband. Midwives Hayley and Leanne were so proud to help their amazing colleague deliver her first child. She will be forever loved by the TVM family.

Home Water Birth

Fantastic shot of midwife Jackie listening to baby, while a hard working client waits for the next contraction.

baby logan

 Midwife Heather weighing her adorable little grandson, Logan. (2012)

Baby Hendrick

2014 – Midwife Esther and handsome baby Hendrick after delivery 9lbs 11oz.

Baby Merek

2013 – Beautiful baby Merek is being checked over by midwife Jackie just shortly after birth.

Baby Emily

2010 – A snapshot right after the birth of precious little Emily who was caught by midwife Kathi. She weighed 6lbs 6oz! 

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