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Jennie Downs - Midwife

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Hello and congratulations on your pregnancy!
 
I am slowly returning to practice after time off raising my own baby. For this reason I only take a very small caseload & run only one clinic day on a Monday.
I'm a registered midwife working as an LMC in the central Auckland area. I graduated with a BHSc in Midwifery & have spent the past 10 years working both as staff at Auckland City Hospital and as an LMC.
I love the ethnic diversity that comes with working in Auckland and find it a very humbling privilege to be able to be a close part of this journey together with the families I care for.
My philosophy is to encourage women to keep themselves fit, healthy and happy during their pregnancies and a safe, positive outcome for mother & baby is the most important aspect to me.
I'm comfortable birthing at both Birthcare and hospital but my focus is on natural birth and aiming to avoid unnecessary interventions where appropriate.
 
I work closely with a midwife that shares a similar practice to ensure regular time off.
 

How To Make An Appointment

Please contact me on my mobile Monday to Friday between 9am - 6pm. If I can't answer immediately please leave a message for me to call you back at a better time. Feel free to also email me.

Antenatal Care (Pregnancy)

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…

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Labour & Birth

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…

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Postnatal Care (After Birth)

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…

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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…

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Birthing Facilities

Auckland DHB Labour and Birthing Suite

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Birthcare

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Parking

Free off street parking is available at the practice.

Languages Spoken

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Contact Details

13 Coyle St
Sandringham
Auckland 1025

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13 Coyle St
Sandringham
Auckland 1025

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This page was last updated at 3:30PM on July 10, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Jennie Downs - Midwife.