Fifty-Seven was born in 2012, out of a passion for informed pregnancy, childbirth & parenting. Created by Registered Midwife Carolyn Sinclair, Fifty-Seven offers warm, family-focused education & support for the 57 months from pregnancy to preschool (9 months + 4 years). Fifty-Seven strives to provide parents with a judgment-free experience where they become the experts and learn to rely on their own intuition in everyday decisions. As an experienced healthcare professional and mom Carolyn has the knowledge, expertise & gentle approach to help you build confidence and make informed choices for your family.

Carolyn Sinclair - Registered Midwife, Heart & Stroke Foundation Instructor, Babywearing Educator & Mom of 3

Carolyn completed a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology & History at Dalhousie University in 2004 & a Bachelor of Health Sciences in Midwifery at McMaster University in 2009. She practiced as a Registered Midwife until giving birth to her first child in 2011. Currently on hiatus from practicing midwifery, she is focused on raising her family and offering support to the birthing community and new families in Toronto through research-based education.

As a Registered Midwife Carolyn has helped hundreds of families prepare for their new babies, and has gained tremendous insight into the kind of support, services and education parents need during this vital time. 

Carolyn has extensive experience preparing for hospital births & home births, including water births. She is a certified Heart & Stroke Foundation BLS instructor, Babywearing Educator, holds certifications in Neonatal Resuscitation & ALARM and has completed the Infant Mental Health Community Training with The Hospital for Sick Children. 

Carolyn regularly teaches Group Classes including: Prenatal classesParent Prep ClassesBabywearing Workshops, CPR Workshops, Starting Solids Workshops & also offers many Private Services including Registry Support & In Home Classes. 

Carolyn is a very active member of the West End community. She hosts the monthly West End Breastfeeding Cafe, West End Babywearing Meetup and the West End Walking Group. She also Co-Organizes the Bloor West Moms Group Meetup & Owns Movies for Mommies at The Humber Cinema. 

Carolyn loves to connect with expectant parents and help them during their transition to becoming a family. Don't hesitate to give her a ring if you'd like to connect 416.972.9367 or carolyn@fifty-seven.ca

Guest Speaking

Carolyn has been a guest speaker for Toronto Public Health, Mount Sinai Hospital Nursing Staff, The Bump to Baby Show, The East End Evymama Breastfeeding Cafe, Mommy Connections West Toronto, & 889 Yoga & Pilates' Mom & Baby Group. If you would like to speak to Carolyn about a guest speaking engagement please email her directly at carolyn@fifty-seven.ca

Learn more on our Blog and stay connected with Carolyn via Instagram.