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!
Introducing Leonie Bryan and Tess Mc Leish, formerly of Neighbourhood Midwives, now working as Independent Midwives offering great care to women in South East/South London.
I wasn’t even married when I read an article in SW magazine about Annie….the headline was “One Woman, One Midwife” and after all the horror stories I’d heard at about local maternity wards from the girls I worked with, I knew I needed to speak to her when the time came.