continuity of carer
The following is a post put out by Sara Wickham about the current Induction debate. We currently have a 32.6% induction of labour (IOL) rate with only 52.2% of women experiencing a spontaneous labour. Read Sara’s piece about how information is being manipulated and women misled.
You’ve probably heard about doulas and independent midwives, or private midwives. They are all practitioners who help and support you through pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period. But what’s the real difference?
Actually, the roles are distinct and the training and responsibilities of the midwife and doula are very different. So, if you’re considering employing a doula or independent midwife, it is absolutely essential to know why and what you hope to gain from them.
An amazing group of like minded independent midwives who provide complete continuity of care and support each other so that you have complete peace of mind.
We cover all of London and areas around Southampton.
Keeping the Neighbourhood Midwives dream alive.
Full care packages, ante and postnatal only and postnatal only. Tongue tie services. Fully insured!
Neighbourhood Midwives – A brief history of who we are and why we have chosen to work in this way
With the end of 2017 and our first year of providing an NHS midwifery service completed it feels the right time to give some background as to why we chose to set up an independent midwifery organisation, to describe our journey to date and to share our goals for 2018 and beyond.