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Sue Lewis - Midwife

Midwifery Service

Practice

Profile & Philosophy of Care

Congratulations on your pregnancy!

I am a mature midwife who has been providing Lead Maternity Care (LMC) in West Auckland since 2005 & have found it a privilege to walk alongside you through your birth experience. I provide Maternity Care at Waitakere Maternity Unit, North Shore Maternity Unit, Parnell Birthcare & Auckland Women's Hospital for higher risk maternity care. I believe pregnancy & birth to be a holistic, natural & empowering part of your life. I am passionate about pregnancy & birth; my aim is to provide you with the information necessary to make informed decisions. I will organise all aspects of your antenatal,  labour, birth & postnatal care. My years of experience transfer through in a calm, professional & compassionate manner and my training allows me to recognise when events deviate from normal so I can provide you with the safest birth for you & your baby. I have no hesitation in referring you to Specialist Obstetric care if it becomes necessary & I have an excellent working relationship with hospital obstetricians & midwives. I practise autonomously however I also work with two excellent backup midwives who are caring & compassionate: Lis Good & Lorraine Milne who may be involved in your care at some stage.

I shall contact you during normal working hours & thank you for your understanding. I look forward to hearing from you. 

For women from West Auckland who find travelling to my New Lynn Clinic too far, I provide home visits.

How To Make An Appointment

I AM NOW FULLY BOOKED UNTIL JANUARY 2020

Please contact me as soon as you believe you are pregnant. We will arrange a time & place 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…

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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)

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…

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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

Waitemata DHB Maternity Services - Waitakere Hospital

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Waitakere Maternity Unit, North Shore Hospital, Parnell Birth Care & Auckland Women's Hospital for high…

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Waitemata DHB Maternity Services - North Shore Hospital

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Birthcare

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Parking

Free patient parking is available at both locations

Languages Spoken

English, French, Italian

Midwives

Contact Details

I AM NOW FULLY BOOKED UNTIL JANUARY 2020

1 McCrae Way
New Lynn
Auckland

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Street Address

1 McCrae Way
New Lynn
Auckland

Postal Address

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This page was last updated at 3:16PM on May 9, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Sue Lewis - Midwife.