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Midwifery is a self-regulating profession in Ontario. Midwives provide care for childbearing women and other pregnant people and their newborn babies from early pregnancy to six weeks postpartum.

Midwifery at Ryerson is a dynamic and innovative program with faculty engaged in active clinical practice, leading edge research, and professional leadership. 

The Midwifery Education Program at Ryerson offers a 4 year Full-Time BHSc Midwifery degree program. Part-Time options to complete the degree in 5-6 years are also available in addition to a 6 semester Post-Baccalaureate Program for Health Professionals with significant maternity care experience.

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    Christine Sternberg: AOM Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

    Toronto midwife Christine Sternberg is the winner of the AOM’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Chris has been a teaching midwife and clinical educator for more than 35 years. She is one of the founders and a senior practice partner of Riverdale Community Midwives, an instructor in the Midwifery Education Program (MEP) at Ryerson University for over 16 years, and was an early innovator of evidence-based medicine and client-centred care.

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    Degree offered: Bachelor of Health Sciences BHSc (Midwifery)

    Full-Time Program: 4 years

    Part-Time Program: 5-6 years

    Post-Baccalaureate Program: 2 years

    Information Sessions: Fall 2017

    Application deadline: February 1

    Admissions Interviews for selected candidates: April 6 - April 8, 2017

    Admissions: How to Apply

    Apr 24 - Aug 17, 2017  Normal Childbearing Summer Placement (Final exam Aug 23)

    May 1 - July 20  Complications and Consultation Placement (Final exam July 26)

    Sept 5 - 10  Advanced Clinical Skills I

    Sept 5 - Nov 30  Maternal & Newborn Pathology Placement (Final exam Dec 6)   

    October 26 - Canadian Midwifery Registration Examination (CMRE)

    Deadline for registration - September 8

    Withdrawal deadline - September 29

    Jan 2 - March 29, 2018  Clerkship Placement (Final exam April 4 & 5)

    Jan 2 - April 26  Normal Childbearing Placement (Final exam May 2)

    April 25  Clerkship final exam rewrite