Lorraine Milne - Midwife
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I have worked as an independent midwife for 26 years out west. I am a Lead Maternity Carer that focuses on the individual needs of each family, enabling a mother to ensure she chooses the best care for herself and her family and for the birth of her baby.
I look after mothers across the West Auckland region. I love birthing either at home or hospital; I do water births and have access to Waitakere Hospital. I encourage women with support to go home early or recommend Helensville Birthing Unit for care after birth if that is what a mother wants. Postnatal care in her own home, individualised for her own family, is best for mothers and they can be relaxed and confident knowing that they are doing a great job with support as needed.
Having been a lactation consultant in my past I am passionate about breast feeding but there are many other services available for mothers to get help in the community.
My job is to enable families in my care to become comfortable and confident in their new roles as parents, so that they will feel confident in their abilities and parent in the way that they feel happiest.
My back up midwife is Sue Lewis.
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How To Make An Appointment
Please contact me as soon as you believe you are pregnant. We will arrange a time to meet to discuss your needs from a Lead Maternity Carer.
Antenatal Care (Pregnancy)
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…More
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…More
Postnatal Care (After Birth)
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…More
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…More
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…More
Waitemata DHB Maternity Services - Waitakere Hospital
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Patient parking is available at the rear of the clinic
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This page was last updated at 12:50PM on December 3, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Lorraine Milne - Midwife.