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Covering South London & surrounding areas

Tess and Leonie, aka Your Neighbourhood Midwives, met whilst training at Kings College University.

Whilst they both loved working in their communities and being part of the NHS, they each felt a bit out of place – a disconnect, like ‘square pegs trying to fit into round holes’ – with the tight restrictions, they deeply felt the frustrations of not always being able to put women’s needs ahead of the institution’s needs.

Their wonderful journey from NHS to independent midwifery, their passion for caring for each woman and family at a personal and an individual level, and their close connection with the South London community are reflected in the name of their business (with kind thanks to Neighbourhood Midwives for letting us carry the name forward). Leonie and Tess take pride in their work and the quality of care they offer and aim to get to know each woman’s individual needs, wants and situation. They use up-to-date evidence-based information to provide a vast array of bespoke and tailored care packages to suit each woman.