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Midwifery Service


We are 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 offer care for women who wish to birth in their Home, Papakura Primary Birthing Unit, and Middlemore Hospital.

We look after mothers in the South Auckland region, with our clinics based in Papakura.

How To Make An Appointment

Please contact us 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)

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…


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…


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…


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…


Birthing Facilities

Counties Manukau Health - Middlemore Hospital

Click on the following link for more information on Counties Manukau Health - Middlemore Hospital.

Papakura Birthing Unit

Click on the following link for more information on Papakura Birthing Unit.


Free off street parking is available at Papakura Primary Birthing Unit.

Wheelchair Access


Languages Spoken



Contact Details

  • Sandra Jevons: 021 774 143
  • Sarah Nicholson: 021 655 993
  • Jamie Smith: 021 265 2803
  • Louise Goldstraw 021 178 1343

Papakura Primary Birthing Unit
2 Clevedon Road
Papakura 2110

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Papakura Primary Birthing Unit
2 Clevedon Road
Papakura 2110

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This page was last updated at 4:46PM on December 10, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Old Wives Tales - Midwifery Care.