Health Insurance

OHIP: In Ontario, you have the choice of using either a midwife or a doctor for the delivery of your baby. The services of a midwife are regulated and are covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) and the Family Care Office can help you with a referral. If you would like the name of a doctor, call the U of T Health Service at 416-978-8030.

UHIP: If you are an international student covered by the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP), there are some restrictions on your choice of hospital or health care professional. For further information, check with the UHIP office at the Centre for International Expereince at 416-978-0290

If you need prenatal vitamins, nutrition guidance (including access to food) and other supports, please contact Toronto Public Health's 'Healthy Babies, Healthy Children Program'.

Undergraduate Students

If you want family coverage through your U of T supplementary health insurance, you must apply as soon as possible following registration (within 30 days). Call the University of Toronto Students Union (UTSU) at 416-978-4911 if you are an undergraduate full time student and call the Association of Part-Time Undergraduate Students (APUS) if you are an undergraduate part-time student at 416-978-3993.

Graduate Students

If you want family coverage through your U of T supplementary health insurance, you must apply as soon as possible following registration (within 30 days). Call the Graduate Students Union (GSU) at 416-978-2391 to apply.