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Birthrite Midwives

Midwifery Service


Birthrite Midwives are a group of Lead Maternity Carers that focus on the individual needs of each mother to ensure she chooses the best care for the birth of her child.

We look after mothers throughout the South Auckland region including Manurewa, Papakura, Takanini and surrounding suburbs.

Our midwives are:


How do I access this service?

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Please contact us using our mobile numbers provided on the right hand side.

Languages Spoken

English, Solomons Pijin

Birthing Facilities Midwife/s Attend

Papakura Birthing Unit

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Counties Manukau Health - Middlemore Hospital

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Services Provided

Labour and Birth Care

Your midwife will be on-call for you and will attend your labour and birth. In the event that they are away or busy, they will have arranged a back-up midwife…


Pregnancy Care

Because pregnancy care is so important for your health and the health of your baby, it is free for all NZ citizens, residents and many other visa holders. Your midwife…


Staying in Hospital/Birth Centre After the Birth

After the birth you will be tired and busy getting to know your new baby. Most women who have had a normal birth stay in the hospital or birth centre…


Home Visits From a Midwife (From Birth to 4 - 6 Weeks)

Home visits provide an opportunity for you to discuss any concerns you have about your health or the health of your baby. Your midwife will assist you with breastfeeding and…


Ongoing Care for You and Your Baby

Your midwife will transfer the care of your baby to a Well Child / Tamariki Ora Service before your baby is 6 weeks old. Well Child / Tamariki Ora Health…


Contact Details

Helen Ferguson: 027 699 8538

Sarah Brien: 021 161 7119

Debbie Lazenby: 021 742 243

Debra Sinclair: 021 077 2148

Papakura Primary Birthing Unit
2 Clevedon Road
Papakura 2110

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Papakura Primary Birthing Unit
2 Clevedon Road
Papakura 2110

This page was last updated at 3:20PM on August 6, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Birthrite Midwives.