Women's Health

The Baby Tuck Shop

The Baby Tuck Shop provides free essential maternity and baby items to families receiving obstetric care at St. Michael’s Hospital.

Individuals can visit the shop twice during pregnancy. Once for a maternity visit any time after 20 weeks gestation and once for a baby visit any time after 36 weeks gestation. Item are subject to availability.

Items available at the maternity visit may include:

  • Breast and sanitary pads
  • Toiletries and nipple cream
  • One package of newborn diapers
  • One package of wipes
  • One outfit and blanket for the baby
  • A selection of maternity clothing

Items available at the baby visit may include:

  • One package of diapers
  • One package of wipes
  • A selection of baby clothes
  • A selection of baby necessities such as toiletries, toys, books, etc.
  • Seasonal items as appropriate

The shop, which relies on financial and clothing donations, is open on Fridays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. If you are a patient receiving prenatal care at St. Michael’s Hospital and could benefit from visiting the Baby Tuck Shop please ask your nurse, doctor or social worker for a voucher.

The Baby Tuck Shop welcomes the following donations:

  • Newborn to six month infant clothing
  • Maternity clothing
  • Toys, accessories and books
  • Diapers (newborn and size one)
  • Toiletries for mom and baby

To make a monetary donation contact the St. Michael’s Foundation at 416-864-5000 or visit The Baby Tuck Shop page on the St. Michael’s Foundation website.

To donate an item of clothing, books, toys, accessories, diapers or toiletries contact Amanda Hignell at 416-864-6060 extension 6616 or by email at hignella@smh.ca