Description

Congratulations on your pregnancy. I am happy to care for you during your pregnancy, labour and birth and for the six weeks postpartum.

I will work in partnership with you and endeavour that this period of your life will reflectively be one of the happiest times ever.

 I do home births, Birthcare in Parnell, postnatals in Helensville Birthing Unit and births at Waitakere. I do not go to Auckland Hospital or North Shore Hospital.

I speak some French.

I have 3 children myself aged 30, 25 and 23. I am Grandma Kiwi to little Rory and Nuala-Belle but sadly they live 12,000 miles away in the UK, where I lived until I was 40!!!

My passions - apart from midwifery - are my animals: 2 dogs (labradoodle and a rough collie) and 5 cats, reading and writing, a little art work and history, especially genealogy.

I look forward to meeting you and commencing this fabulous and completely awesome journey together :)

Midwives

How do I access this service?

Contact us

You can contact me on my mobile preferably by texting as I may be driving, asleep or of course, attending to a lady. 021 212 55 65. You can also…

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Languages Spoken

English, French

Birthing Facilities Midwife/s Attend

Birthcare

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Home birthing

Helensville Birthing Centre

Waitakere Hospital

Birthcare Parnell

Helensville Birthing Centre

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Waitemata DHB Maternity Services - Waitakere Hospital

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Waitemata DHB Maternity Services - North Shore 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…

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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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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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Wheelchair Access

Yes

Parking

Free off street parking is available at the practice.

Suburbs Covered by Midwifery Service

Albany, Coatesville, Dairy Flat, Greenhithe, Kaukapakapa, Schnapper Rock, Unsworth Heights, Glen Eden, Helensville, Henderson, Henderson North, Henderson Valley, Hobsonville, Huapai, Kumeū, Massey, Muriwai, New Lynn, Oratia, Parakai, Rānui, Riverhead, Swanson, Taupaki, Waitakere, Waimauku, Westgate, West Harbour, Whenuapai, Avondale

Contact Details

Hello to you.

Please email me on tillysage@xtra.co.nz or text me on 021 212 5565

I am fully booked for 2021 and will be having a hideous back operation on December 10 2021 and will not be returning to work until March 1st.

I specialise in home birthing and primary birthing.  Attending antenatal appointments in the comfort and privacy of your own home - each appointment can be up to 1hr in length so that we can go through heaps and you can ask me anything.  I do attend births in the hospital, but very reluctantly due to the high unnecessary intervention rates, bullying to both client and LMC and often, lack of facilities and staff appertaining to the safety that people often mistake hospital to provide.

Take care and I will hear from you if you need me 🌺

Postal Address

The Pepperdell
37 Hamilton Road
Muriwai Valley
0881

This page was last updated at 12:21PM on May 24, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Tilly Porter - Midwife.