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Minister Deb Matthews announces SGMT as lead partner in midwife-led birth centre for Toronto

SGMT to be lead partner in exciting new project. We will work closely with the Toronto Birth Centre and Women’s College Hospital to make a culturally safe and welcoming space to meet the needs of birthing women and their families. MOHLTC announcement

Seventh Generation Midwives Toronto (SGMT) is a group of midwives who offer maternity care to women from the City of Toronto, particularly those from the downtown area, and from the Aboriginal community.

For Seven Generations: Visioning for a Toronto Aboriginal Birth Centre

3 day community meeting to share ideas and stories about the need for an Aboriginal birth centre in Toronto. June 5th, 6th, & 7th, 2012 @ the Native Canadian Centre Toronto – 16 Spadina Rd. Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/237025553064594

It Takes A Village

Link for great little comic by the Healthy Aboriginal Network. www.thehealthyaboriginal.net/comics/tav.pdf

Aboriginal Birth Centre

The midwives at SGMT want to encourage the Ontario government to support an Aboriginal birth centre in Toronto. You can also help: let your local MPP know you support us too, or send a letter or email to Minister Deb Matthews at the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. Meegwetch!