Category Archives: Independent Midwife

choose your midwife, choose your birth

Come join us in protest. An end to legal independent midwifery practice is an end to freedom and choice for women. Don’t accept this loss. We are planning a demonstration in London on Monday 25th March at 11am https://www.facebook.com/pages/Choose-your-Midwife-Choose-your-Birth/223503274456877?ref=ts&fref=ts   … Continue reading

Posted in Breastfeeding, childbirth, human rights, Independent Midwife, midwives, nhs, Parenting, Placenta, postnatal care, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Response to the Francis report

Response to the Francis Report Independent Midwives   •                    Quality of care in NHS is a problem in all areas •                    Gold Standard (as described by the government) care in Maternity is under serious threat •                    Loss of choice for … Continue reading

Posted in Breastfeeding, childbirth, human rights, Independent Midwife, midwives, nhs, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

womens and midwives rights in childbirth

Women, partners, babies, children, midwives? These are all important people right? So, why are all of them having their fundamental human rights taken from them in Britain in  2012/2013? It hardly seems believable that in Britain, a country who has … Continue reading

Posted in Breastfeeding, childbirth, human rights, Independent Midwife, midwives, nhs, Parenting, postnatal care, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

A response to Megs letter direct from 10 Downing Street

Quiet personable I thought.  Let’s hope the Department of health are as amenable. Share

Posted in Independent Midwife, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Response from the House of Commons regarding the demise of independent midwifery

To follow will be my response to Mr Desmonde Swayne.  Paragraph 4 is talking about working a model within the NHS, which is not what we were asking about.  This of course means that all maternity care will come from … Continue reading

Posted in Independent Midwife | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

A week in the life of an independent midwife and mother of 3

Monday The day starts as a typical school day.  Drop off at 08.30 then Joe and I go back to the house to do our chores.  The washing pile is starting to take over the whole bedroom and I feel … Continue reading

Posted in BabyCalm™, Breastfeeding, Independent Midwife, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Megan’s letter to the House of Commons – trying to protect womens’ rights to independent midwifery care

Today i explained to the children thatin October 2013 independent midwives will become illegal. They were shocked. Sam said ‘the government are mean!’. As we speak my beautiful daughter is writing a letter to Mr Cameron. It says – Dear … Continue reading

Posted in Independent Midwife | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Call The Wessex Independent Midwives

Thanks Ken.  It’s hilarious!! Share

Posted in Independent Midwife | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Home

Over my 14 years experience it never ceases to amaze me how beautiful birth is.  I believe in women and the power of their bodies to birth.   I want to empower you during your pregnancy and birth to feel the … Continue reading

Posted in BabyCalm™, Breastfeeding, Independent Midwife, Uncategorized | Leave a comment