Name: Birthplace: Month: Region: Canterbury - Find Your Midwife

Name: Birthplace: Month: Region: Canterbury - Find Your Midwife

Name: Birthplace: Month: Region: Canterbury Area: Printed: 11/11/2018 NAME ABOUT ME PHONE Gabby Tu'itufu (Grady) Congratulations on your pregnancy! My name is Gabby and I am a registered midwife working in the South Canterbury area. I am passionate about midwifery and believe that pregnancy and childbirth is a very special and exciting time for you and your family/whanau and I feel privileged to be present when a woman enters into motherhood. I love working with women, developing trusting relationships, sharing knowledge and ultimately reducing any anxiety that may interfere with the birthing/mothering pro...

Mobile: 0220452712 Mary Campbell Hi, I am Mary. Congratulations on your pregnancy!! I have been a midwife since 2005 working in the Christchurch area. I will be available after 1 December 2018 for LMC cares. Recently I have spent a few years working at Christchurch Women's Hospital. Choosing a midwife is the first of many parenting decisions you are about to make. You need to choose someone who is able to walk alongside you and guide you through the next few months, someone you can trust to listen to your concerns and give y... Work: +64-276873578 Molly Bool Congratulations on your pregnancy! I am a midwife who is passionate about holistic midwifery care.

I support women and their family throughout their pregnancy, labour and birth and during the postnatal period. I believe that childbirth is a significant yet normal life event. I hope to empower women to have a positive and valued birth experience. I promote a natural approach to childbirth as part of this philosophy I do not hold an epidural certificate, however if an epidural is medically indica...

Mobile: +64-221719088 Brenda Mackay Hello and congratulations on your pregnancy! My name is Brenda Mackay, I live in Christchurch with my husband and two children, and I feel privileged to work as a community based midwife here. I am passionate about continuity of care, developing strong relationships and providing individualised and safe midwifery care for women and their families. I encourage mutual information and knowledge sharing to enable you to make informed choices that are right for you and your unique journey. I believ... Mobile: +64-272823523 Adrianne Maule Congratulations on your pregnancy.

My name is Adrianne and I am a registered midwife and a mother of three darling daughters. I work within a practice of four other midwives who all aim to provide safe, supportive and personalised care throughout your pregnancy, birth and postnatal period. I support women to birth where they feel the most comfortable, and when required work collaboratively with other medical professionals. I am passionate about midwifery and encourage information sharing to ach...

Mobile: +64-274746212 Siobhan Marks Kia ora, Congratulations on your pregnancy. I am a mum of 3 amazing boys who are my world and it excites me that you too will experience this love like no other! I am a registered midwife working within a practice of 6 midwives. My aim is to provide women and whānau with care that is individualised, informative and evidence based as this enables women and whānau to make informed decisions about their pregnancy, health and well-being. I enjoy working in partnership with women and their whānau ...

Mobile: +64-273530451 Sammie Adams Kia ora and congratulations on your pregnancy! I'm Sammie and I am a registered midwife, a wife and a Mum to two awesome boys.

I work with an amazing practice of midwives at Birth Rite Midwives and we work in pairs, each of us working 7 days on call followed by 7 days off call. We each provide care from conception through to 6 weeks after the birth of your baby and share a similar philosophy of supporting normal physiological birth. I am passionate about the rewarding work I do and I believe t...

Mobile: +64-272478471 Ashleigh Harding Kia ora and congratulations on your pregnancy! My name is Ashleigh Harding a registered midwife and mother to one beautiful girl. I work in an established practice consisting of seven midwives in the Christchurch area. I am passionate about midwifery and believe that pregnancy and childbirth is a very exciting and special time in you and your family's/whanau's life. I aim to provide safe and supportive individualised midwifery care throughout your pregnancy, birth and postnatal period. I will su...

Mobile: +64-211052813 Rachael Campagnolo Hello and congratulations on your pregnancy! My name is Rachael, I am a Mum of two and this is my 7th year working as an LMC (community) midwife.

I absolutely love my job and getting to meet lovely families and sharing this special journey. From that first positive pregnancy test to the exciting first scan, to meeting the baby for the first time, I feel extremely lucky to get to share it and aim to support you to make the decisions that are right for you and your family. I have a Tuesday mornin...

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Lotus Geluk Congratulations on your pregnancy. My name is Lotus and I work in Christchurch. I work week on, week off with my practice partner Sheree Sanchez. Our clinic is situated in St. Albans area. We both have 4 year experience in Midwifery. We have both worked in a rural setting prior to working in Christchurch. I have also worked in Christchurch Women's Hospital and still do some casual shifts there on my week off. We provide full continuity of care and offer antenatal, labour and birth, and po...

Mobile: 020 403 23131 Phone type: Phone number Angela Eberhard Hello and congratulations on your pregnancy.

My name is Angela and I am proud to be both a midwife and a mother to 3 young boys living in Lincoln. It was my journey through these 3 pregnancies and births that revealed for me an undiscovered passion for midwifery. I provide full midwifery care to families in the Selwyn area, and feel that it is an incredible privilege to support a woman through her own personal journey of becoming a mother. I really enjoy the woman-centred approach that endeavour...

Mobile: 0211082812 Lin Pendly I am an experienced registered midwife, working with four other midwives in Shoreline Midwives practice. I come from a nursing background, qualified as a midwife in 2008, and have been working as a Lead Maternity Carer since. Providing continuity of care and supporting women’s choices during pregnancy and birth is the foundation of my professional philosophy. As a Malaysian-Chinese, I am able to identify with different cultural traditions for pregnancy. I have had the privilege of caring for w...

Mobile: +64-272514993 Rachel Abery Congratulations on your pregnancy! I work in the Christchurch area and support women to birth at primary units or Christchurch Women's Hospital.

I believe that women have the power to birth their babies wherever they feel safe and supported. I am passionate about ensuring that women have access to the information they need to make informed decisions and I support women by providing evidence based information to enable that decision making. I hold my clinics at Woodham Road Medical Centre on a Th... Fax: 093550455 Mobile: +64-275777883 Danielle Patchett Hello and congratulations on your pregnancy! I have recently returned from maternity leave myself and am providing care for women of the Selwyn district. I am also available as a postnatal midwife for women of the Selwyn district who have an LMC who doesn't cover the rural areas.

I am honoured to provide caring, friendly, safe, thorough, and professional pregnancy, birth and postnatal care to the women of the Selwyn district. I have been a midwife for 7 years, and I have worked over a variety o...

Mobile: 02108762677 Sheree Sanchez Congratulations on your pregnancy. My name is Sheree and I am enjoying working with women in Christchurch, after working as a rural midwife for the past four years. I have an excellent work life balance as I work week on, week off, with Lotus Geluk. This allows me quality time with my clients and also with my children. Women we work with have the advantage and comfort of a midwife who is not overworked or burnt out, and they benefit from having two experienced and caring midwives to support... Work: +64-2040323131 Davinia Harrison Hello my name is Davinia and I feel privileged to work in the Northern suburbs of Christchurch (Papanui, Redwood and Belfast) and in the North Canterbury area as a midwife.

I love this place and look forward to meeting you and supporting you through your exciting journey to parenthood. As a midwife I encourage you to engage in your own instinct, strength, decision-making, and ownership of your own body and journey. I believe women innately know how to birth. Throughout this wonderful jour... Mobile: +64-273897889 Rosalie Roberts Congratulations on your pregnancy! I am a registered midwife living and working in the Selwyn district. I work within a supportive practice of 6 other midwives, providing each other with backup and time off as required. I provide care to women living in Selwyn and some suburbs west/south of Christchurch City.

I have a weekly antenatal clinic in Halswell and provide care from conception through to 6 weeks after birth. I believe that pregnancy and childbirth are normal yet exciting life events, an...

Mobile: +64-274605117 Amy Plaisted Hello and congratulations! I am an LMC midwife providing 24 hour midwifery care in the Selwyn District and south-west areas of Christchurch during pregnancy, labour and birth and up to 6 weeks postnatally. I work in a well-established practice with 5 other experienced midwives who share a similar philosophy and passion for working with women and their families during an important and life-changing period. Before discovering my passion for midwifery I studied reproduction, genetics and foetal dev...

Mobile: 0278632952 Lara Williams I’m Lara and I work mainly in West Christchurch and the inner Selwyn area.

I have clinics in Hei Hei and Rolleston. I love my work and I am a firm believer in pregnancy and childbirth being a normal and ‘low-risk’ event for most women. However, I also know that some women start their pregnancies with pre-existing health or pregnancy issues and some may develop health problems during pregnancy. I have a special interest in complex maternity care. I enjoy the challenge of keeping more complicated ...

Mobile: 0210415833 Natasha Johns Hello, my name is Natasha and prior to becoming a midwife I spent 25 years as a health care assistant in Aged care. I have found both professions an honour and a privilege to be a part of. As a mother myself, I am passionate about midwifery and continuity of care. At present, I am part of an established practice with 8 other midwives in the Selwyn District. We all share a similar belief that women have the best birth experience if they are supported and are in a safe and natural environment of t...

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Violet Clapham Hi there! Congratulations on your pregnancy :) I work as a homebirth midwife in the Christchurch area, supporting women right through from early pregnancy until 6 weeks after the birth.

I love my job, and I feel very privileged to share in the amazing life journey that is the birth of a child. A key focus for me is to spend time building a relationship with women, in order to support them well with each unique childbirth journey. My practice specialises in homebirth, but I also support wome...

Mobile: 021-393-439 Karen Perriam Hi, my name is Karen. I am currently in my 12th year of practice as a midwife (LMC) and aim to provide safe and supportive individualised care throughout your antenatal, labour and birth and postnatal period. I run antenatal clinics in the Upper Riccarton and Sockburn areas of Christchurch, am a wife and mother of 3 grown children and live in Broadfield, Selwyn District. It would be a privilege to share in your birth journey and welcome any enquiries. Mobile: 027-457-1057 Jin McRobbie Hello, and congratulations on your pregnancy! I live in rural North Canterbury with my family - an assortment of humans and animals.

I consider it a privilege to be able to work with women as they journey through pregnancy, birth and early motherhood. I strongly believe in the woman-midwife partnership and the benefits it bestows on women through this precious time in their lives. I support women to birth at home, at Rangiora and St Georges primary units and at Christchurch Women's Hospital...

Mobile: +64-212284888 Amanda Stoat I am based in Pleasant Point and work out of Timaru. I am a mum to 3 wonderful children, I was born in Twizel, raised in Timaru. I have trained in Auckland and worked in a variety of settings. I feel women should have control of their childbirth experience and deserve to have the best pregnancy and birth possible for her. My role is to support you and help you find the right information to make wise and safe choices. I am available for women from early pregnancy to 4-6 weeks after delivery. ...

Mobile 0273052744: +64- 273052744 Lindsay Braddock congratulations on your pregnancy! for information regarding our practice like our facebook page "baby business" Home: 03-313-8071 Mobile: 021-0292-8312 Tania Rountree Congratulations.

I’m Tania and prior to becoming a registered midwife I was a Teacher of the Deaf here in Christchurch. I also taught antenatal classes at both Lincoln and Christchurch Women’s Hospitals for 11 years, finishing that work in 2016. I believe that when you are fully informed you are able to make the choices that best suit your journey which in turn will enable you to take the lead in your own care, birth and parenting. I will support you to birth at home, Lincoln Hospital or at...

Mobile: +64-274423422 Rebecca Harris Hi, congratulations on your pregnancy! I have been a midwife since registering at the end of 2006. I have been a full time LMC midwife providing care to approximately 50 women and their babies per year. I really enjoy my job, with the best part watching couples become parents. I did have a year in 2011 working in CHCH Women's Hospital which gave me a new set of skills which I feel have given me a greater understanding across the full scope of midwifery. I provide care throughout pregnancy, the f...

Home: +64-33563374 Jay Beaumont (Waretini) Kia ora, Ngā mihi nui and Congratulations.

I work with Birth Rite Midwives and partner with Kate Nicoll to work 7 days on call 7 days off call. I offer regular visits in our new clinic in Linwood with home visits offered later in pregnancy and after birth. I support women to birth at home, at Lincoln, Rangiora & St George's birthing units or in CHCH Women's Hospital if need be. I believe pregnancy and childbirth and parenting are significant life events and in the right environment a woman and ...

Mobile: 0272478478 Jo Ryde Hello and congratulations on your pregnancy. My name is Jo Ryde and I have worked for the past 17 years as a midwife. I work with a lovely group of midwives, Rata Midwives. I enjoy working with women and their families at this special, important time in their lives.I view birth as a normal process and see my role as supporting women to listen to their bodies and develop trust in their ability to birth their babies. Over the past 17 years I have worked primarily with women choosing to b...

Work: 03-332-5702 Anne Atkins I have been a midwife for over twenty years and I am very experienced in all aspects of midwifery care.

I am happy to deliver your baby at home, in a primary unit or at Christchurch Women's Hospital. I have excellent backup midwives and work in a supportive practice of midwives. I have a small caseload of 4 women a month. I am epidural certified and am happy to support any pain relief options if needed. My clinic is based at the Midwifery Resource Centre on Manchester street. I hold clinics the...

e-mail: anneatkins.atkins@gm Mobile: +64-2102622277 Jodi Borren Congratulations on your pregnancy! My name is Jodi Borren. I am a mother of three. I work as an LMC in a very friendly and supportive practice called Danu Midwives. We believe pregnancy and birth to be a normal life event and support women to choose to birth at home, birthing units or hospital, and support waterbirths in any setting. Pregnancy can be an exciting experience for women and their families - I work closely with women to help them with decision making every step of the way. I work in...

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Nicci Will Hi. Just a little about me... I am the mother of an adult son and I am a Christian. I have been a midwife for twelve years working in both New Zealand and Australia. I am now currently working with a small caseload of women of approximately 3-4 due per month. I am happy to support the natural birth process as well as supporting those who require an epidural or elective caesarean. I hold my pregnancy antenatal clinic in the Upper Riccarton/Sockburn area. I will then see you at home with baby in t...

Mobile: +64-274679541 Yvonne Hiskemuller I have been a midwife since 1990 and working as an LMC in Christchurch since 1996.

I am a member of Integrity Midwives. I offer home birth, water birth, Primary unit birth and hospital birth.I believe this is your birthing experience and my role is to help you and guide you. Home: +64-33527841 Mobile: +64-274301602 Jessica Skinner I'm a mother of two young adults & enjoy providing midwifery care to the women and families of Banks Peninsula. Labour & birth is most positive in the environment you feel comfortable, as such I offer labour/birth care in your home, Lincoln Maternity Unit or Christchurch Women's Hospital. I continue to provide midwifery care if health conditions or arising complications require input from other professionals.

Visits during your pregnancy are held in Little River and/or in your home. Postnatal...

Mobile: 027 292 0148 Becky Bangma Hello my name is Becky, congratulations on your pregnancy! Before I started my midwifery journey I was a Beauty therapist for 10 years; this is where I discovered my love for working with women. I am passionate about supporting women and their families throughout their pregnancy, birth and post natal period and watching new families be created and added to! It is always an honour and a humbling experience to walk alongside women and their family during this special time. I believe that childb...

Mobile: +64-210627600 Victoria Ellis Congratulations on your pregnancy! My name is Victoria and I am a registered midwife working throughout the Christchurch area.

I am part of a well established midwifery practice with seven other midwives. We all work as a team to ensure the women in our care receive personalised, safe, and quality care throughout their pregnancy, labour and birth, and in the postnatal period. I feel that pregnancy and childbirth is such a special time in a family's life, and feel honoured to be involved in this ...

Mobile: 0276060700 Juliet Thorpe I have been working in home birth in the Christchurch region for over 26 years. I am passionate about supporting women and their families to birth in the comfort and safety of their own environment. Our practice sees home as the best place for well, healthy women to be able to achieve an intervention free, gentle and safe birth for their baby. Mobile: 021 025 93257 Work: 03 942 5225 Gwen Glazzard Hello, congratulations on your pregnancy! I am a registered midwife and work in an established well respected practice of four midwives. My focus is on supporting women to have a healthy pregnancy and birth through to the amazing transition of becoming new parents.

I encourage discussion and information sharing to support your choices throughout pregnancy and as new parents. I believe to have the best birth outcome you need to feel relaxed, supported and safe. I believe that this is best ach... Mobile: +642102215006 Fiona Garrett I have been providing midwifery care for women & families in Christchurch for the last year since I have been home from Australia. For 3 years in Far North Queensland I have provided continuity of care and birthing for low risk women in a primary health facility, bringing back 'birthing on country' for indigenous Australians.

My midwifery journey began in the 1980s when I worked in a busy, suburban primary unit in Christchurch. I followed this with my IBCLC (Lactation Consultant) qualificatio...

Mobile: +64-221728275 Sheena Ross Congratulations, what an amazing journey you are beginning! I became a midwife after having my own babies - they are teenagers now, while raising them I qualified and worked in hospitals, at primary units and in homes too - in pools and on dry land. I love providing woman centred care avoiding unnecessary interventions, feeding my passion for empowering you to have the best experience possible. I aim to create a partnership of trust, respect and openness, it is a joy watching you become paren...

Work: +64-273838006 Danielle Ellery Hello and congratulations on your pregnancy! I am passionate about midwifery and offer continuity of care throughout pregnancy, labour and birth and up to six weeks following the birth of your baby.

I take a low caseload allowing me to offer individualised and supportive care while working in partnership with you to help you make informed decisions. I work with a team of other midwives who share the same philosophy as myself. I support home birth, primary unit births (Lincoln, St. George's and ...

Mobile: 0273034604 Lynn Hilden Areas Covered: Ashburton, Methven, Mayfield, Mount Somers, Tinwald, Allenton, Staveley and Hinds. Hello, My name is Lynn and I have just relocated from Nelson where I was practising as a rural LMC for 10 years. I am now practising in Ashburton and taking a small caseload and offer visits at your home address or in clinic at mine. I work in and around Mayfield, Mount Somers, Staveley, Methven and rural Ashburton. I can offer hospital and homebirth, in or out of water and use a varied array of co... Home: 03-4240004 Mobile: 0220238449

Lucia Clearwater Hi my name is Lucia, and congratulations on your pregnancy.

I am the mother of three young children and I love my job as a midwife supporting women to become mothers. I provide care throughout your pregnancy, labour and birth, and up to six weeks after your baby is born. I focus on supporting normal physiological labour and birth which i believe your body is absolutely designed to do. I work with women to break down fear and anxiety to confidently embrace this powerful experience. Birth loca...

Mobile: +64-278703022 Jo Wihongi Hi and congratulations! I work with the wonderful Rata Midwives and we all share the same philosophy that birth is a normal life process and as such we all support well women and their whānau/families to birth in a primary care setting, be it at home or in a primary birthing unit, in or out of water! My aim is to provide holistic, evidenced based care to each individual woman and adjust care plans according to need, and refer to the appropriate people if and when required. If medically indicate...

Tessa Anderson Congratulations on your pregnancy and thank you for considering me to be a part of your exciting experience.

I am a registered midwife who cares for women within Ashburton/Mid Canterbury. I aim to provide support and information to enable every woman to make the best decisions for herself, her baby and her family. I have a passion for supporting the normal physiological process of pregnancy and birth and will work alongside you in order to promote this. I will also provide support to you and you...

Mobile: 027 522 8160 Sylvia Stewart Hi, I’m Sylvia. To me; midwifery is grounded in the principles of health and well being. I feel confident working with women from all cultural backgrounds and enjoy their diversity and knowledge. I believe that partnership with the woman and her whanau throughout her pregnancy and birth involves mutual respect, communication, and trust. Through my own childbirth experiences I came to understand the unpredictability of birth and the choices women can face. I believe the women who do require medic...

Mobile: +64-211810478 Jan Johnston I am an experienced midwife working with 5 other midwives in Shoreline Midwives.

I conduct my antenatal appointments/clinics at my rooms in Waimairi Beach. I support women to birth at Christchurch Women's Hospital, St Georges Maternity and Rangiora Hospital. I feel privileged to be involved at such a special time for women and their families. I aim to provide information and support to enable women to make informed decisions for themselves and their baby(ies). Please feel free to contact me;...

Mobile: 0272106228 Helen Fraser Congratulations on your pregnancy, What an amazing journey you have started on! I am a midwife working in the Christchurch community with Midwifery Associates, one of the longest established practices in Christchurch. Every woman, pregnancy, birth and baby is unique and it is important to find the right midwife to share this journey with you. I aim to provide you with the information you need to make the choices you want about your pregnancy and birth. I am married with 3 gorgeous children and... Mobile: +64-274410540 Bex Tidball Congratulations on your pregnancy! It’s a special time in your life as you prepare to welcome a new baby in to your family.

I have four beautiful children and understand that every woman’s childbirth journey is unique. I provide full midwifery care throughout pregnancy, labour, birth and up to six weeks postnatally. I am based in Rangiora and focus mainly on North Canterbury; Waimakariri & Hurunui districts. I believe that childbirth is a normal physiological process that requires a supportive e...

Mobile: +64-211347982 Jackie Coursey Hi, I'm Jackie. Congratulations! Motherhood can be exciting, amazing, life changing, daunting and sometimes overwhelming. I take pleasure in working alongside women, creating a unique plan of care through listening to your needs and acknowledging current research. There are many parenting decisions ahead and I am passionate about providing information and options so that your decisions are informed ones. I believe pregnancy and birth is a significant yet normal life event. I support an...

Mobile: +64-211506654 Shelley Hodges-Board Congratulations on your pregnancy.

I would be happy to care for you and your family during this important time in your life. I have been working as a midwife for the past 16 years in a variety of settings in the UK and here in Christchurch, prior to this I previously worked as a registered Nurse for 6 years. I have two amazing boys myself and understand the importance of good support and choices throughout your journey towards parenthood. My role as the midwife is to work in partnership with ...

Mobile: +64-275416693 Work: +64-275416693 Bronwyn Carpenter Hi I’m Bronwyn, I have worked as a midwife since graduating with a Bachelor of Midwifery in 2000. My background before midwifery was in Sexual Health nursing. Having worked as an LMC for 15 years up to 2015, for the past couple of years I have been working at Lincoln, Christchurch Women's,as well as locum work & in 2018 at Ara as a Midwifery Lecturer. I am looking forward to returning to LMC practice in 2019. It is so satisfying to build trusting relationships with the women and families in my ...

Mobile: +64-211221612 Tania Barrington Hi and congratulations on your pregnancy.

My name is Tania. As a mother and a midwife, I understand and respect that every woman's pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood experience is unique. I believe that pregnancy and birth are an extraordinary normal part of a woman’s life journey therefore I endeavour to provide individualised midwifery care in partnership with woman and their families throughout this journey. I provide continuity of midwifery care to woman throughout the pregnancy, labour an...

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Clare Lyell Hello, and Congratulations on your pregnancy! I am a registered midwife and work in Belfast, Christchurch and surrounding areas. My focus is on supporting women to have a healthy pregnancy and birth, and I support women and their families from pre-conception, throughout the pregnancy, labour and birth and postnatally through to becoming new parents. I encourage information sharing and discussion, and will support your choices throughout pregnancy and as new parents. I believe to hav... Mobile: +64-211109657 Jayne Huntley I have been qualified as a midwife since 2002 and have worked in a variety of settings in both the UK and NZ.

My aim is to provide women with a high standard of care that puts them and their family at the centre. I offer both home and clinic based appointments, am happy to deliver your baby at hospital or birthing unit and will visit regularly up to 6 weeks after your baby is born.

Home: +64-39802383 Mobile: +64-21838703 Mel Freeman Hi and congratulations on your pregnancy! My name is Mel and I am a registered midwife and mother of 3 beautiful boys. I work with 4 awesome midwives as part of established midwifery practice, Birth Rite Midwives. We work in pairs where each midwife works 7 days on followed by 7 days off. I am extremely passionate about midwifery and feel incredibly privileged to be part of such a rewarding profession. Pregnancy and birth is an amazing journey which ideally belongs to women and their families. ... Mobile: +64-0272478471 Jennifer Smith Hello and congratulations on your pregnancy.

As a midwife and a proud mother, I feel privileged to be able to walk alongside women and families as they embark on their journey to parenthood or add new members to their families. I believe strongly in partnership and its importance in making pregnancy and childbirth experiences fulfilling and empowering for those involved. I work closely with ‘Your Choice Midwives’ and provide pregnancy, labour/birth and postpartum care to 6 weeks following the bi...

Mobile: +64-221718771 Valerie Daprini Fundamental to the care you will receive with me is my commitment that you have my respect and support, and that while we work in partnership you will give birth safely, with confidence and dignity. I've developed expert skills in many of the facets of midwifery care. It's partly an art as well as a science; you need to be sensitive and respectful of the needs of a woman, and you need to combine this need with the science and knowledge of medicine. I err on the side of being conservative in the...

Mobile: 02102114488 Joanne Gordon Becoming a mother for the first time is the biggest life change that you may ever experience.

It is a deeply personal journey. I am a mother of two boys born in 1987 and 1999. The pregnancy and birth of my first began my passion for birth. I have been serving the childbirth community and attending births since 1989 as childbirth educator and doula. Since 1995 I have worked as a registered massage therapist. My interest and commitment to becoming formally trained as a midwife led me to reloca... Mobile: 027 507 6000 Phone type: Phone number Christine Thompson UK trained midwife with 16yrs experience in both low and high risk maternity/labour care. I have been in NZ for 11years; worked in Christchurch Women's Birthing Suite for the 1st year and for the past 10 years have worked as an LMC midwife offering pregnant women antenatal, labour and postnatal care.

We are very lucky to have our own beautiful clinic situated in Linwood Medical Centre which is on the upper level at Eastgate Mall (entrance is by McDonalds).

Mobile: +64-21899707 Work: +64-21899707 Wendy MacFarlane Congratulations on your pregnancy. I am a lead maternity carer midwife working in the community and a proud mother of 7 amazing children. I am passionate about providing safe and personalised maternity care to women and their family/whānau. I work within in a supportive practice with 5 other experienced midwives, all with similar philosophies on pregnancy and birth. We are all epidural certified which means we can provide continuity of care throughout your labour if you need or choose to h...

Mobile: +64-273450421 Lysandra Thomas I have been a midwife for ten years now.

I fell in love with midwifery after the birth of my first born, now fifteen. Midwifery to me will never be a job, it's so much more. Words can't explain the rush of knowing you have helped bring another gorgeous baby in to the world. My favourite moment is always when mum and baby make eye contact that first time, such a momentous time. I believe in discussing all care options based on a risk/benefit approach to ensure that women get the care that is righ...

Mobile: +64-0278294537 Phone type: Phone number Edith Van Zelderen Hi I'm Edith. I'm a very optimistic, outgoing midwife who believes deeply in a woman's ability to give birth naturally. I encourage women to be fully informed during their pregnancy and childbirth so decisions during this experience can be made with awareness and choice. I am here to assist in your decision making and I will advocate for you in regard to your choices. I will advise and guide you in this process. Empowering women and their whānau/families ensures experiences that are more fulfill...

021 0758429: Phone number Megan Maxwell - Smith Hi, I'm Megan, congratulations on your pregnancy.

I am a mother of 3 children and a midwife who is passionate about providing continuity of care to women and their families. I believe that pregnancy and parenthood are very special life events and feel very privileged to share in families individual experiences. I provide midwifery care to families living in the south-west suburbs of Christchurch, and Selwyn districts. Please contact me if you have any further questions.

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Heidi Goebbels Congratulations on your pregnancy! I'm Heidi and I began my wonderful journey into midwifery whilst living in the UK in my husband's home town of Cambridge. Following my training, I worked as a community midwife birthing at home and in a beautiful midwifery led unit that had a high water birth rate. After moving home to New Zealand, I was blessed with two little ones of my own - Tom and Jemima. While they were small I worked in a hospital for several years and I am delighted to now be contin...

Mobile: +64-21335750 Rachel Hoskins Congratulations on your pregnancy.

I am an LMC midwife working in the Ashburton region with a supportive midwifery practice. I am passionate about information sharing that empowers women to make decisions that are right for them in their pregnancy. I run a clinic from the Ashburton birthing unit where I can see you throughout your pregnancy for antenatal care, then I will provide home visits to see you and your baby in the postnatal period for up to six weeks. I support low risk women to birth a... Email: midwifehoskins@gmail Mobile: 0223955655 Leianne O'Brien Kia Ora Congratulations on your pregnancy! I am Leianne O'Brien an experienced registered midwife within the Shoreline Midwives Practice.

A team of six enthusiastic, passionate midwives who believe that pregnancy and birth are an extraordinary normal part of a woman's life journey. I have had the privilege of providing midwifery care to Canterbury families since 1996. Previously to becoming a midwife I was employed as a registered nurse for the CDHB and I have also worked in the community as ...

Mobile: +64-276837996 Kate Henderson Hello and congratulations! I originally registered as a midwife in California before moving to New Zealand in 2006, and have two young and beautifully wild daughters. I now work alongside the lovely and experienced Rata Midwives! My midwifery strengths lie in providing you with a range of information, and both supporting you to learn your options and make your own choices that best suit your personal circumstances -- because at the end of the day, you know yourself best! My passion is wor...

Work: +64-212884011 Nichole Muldrock Hi and congratulations on your pregnancy.

I am a midwife based in Christchurch and work in a practice of eight midwives who all provide care throughout your pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period. I am passionate about midwifery and love working with families throughout their pregnancy. Currently I work at Christchurch Women's Hospital and am beginning the transition to working in the community. Mobile: +64-2108254014 Ganka Ianev I am originally from Bulgaria, a small country in Eastern Europe. I have always had an interest in women’s health and the transforming life experience that is pregnancy and childbirth. I have studied midwifery in New Zealand and am loving working as a lead maternity carer midwife providing continuity of care to pregnant women and their families.

I believe that each woman is an individual, with unique needs. My aim is to help women have a satisfying and empowering childbirth experience, which i...

Mobile: +64-274510008 Jo Susan For the past 8 years I have provided full-time, 24/7 on-call LMC midwifery cares to women from all walks of life, both primip/first-time mums & multips/women who have previously birthed, & it has been a true privilege to be able to do so. I have for the past few months been reducing my caseload by only taking return clients but I am now unavailable to provide support for any women with babies due in May, June, July, & August 2019. Please feel free to contact my practice partners - Yvonne H...

Work Mobile: +64- 225678726 Molly Jakovickas Our practice is "Garden City Midwives".

I have a holistic philosophy and support women to birth in the environment of their choice. I have been a midwife in NZ for 13 years and love my job. I especially love waterbirth and homebirth as these are peaceful settings to welcome babies into the world. I can see you at my fabulous clinic, at home and am happy to travel up to an hour out of Christchurch. I do offer epidurals as well Mobile: 021-220-0367 Katherine Kinsman Hello and congratulations. My name is Katherine Kinsman and I have had the privilege of working with women and their families welcoming babies into this world since I graduated in early 2002.

My job as a community based midwife is to provide midwifery care to women throughout your pregnancy, labour and birth and then until your baby is 6 weeks old. Our practice, Pregnancy Matters Midwives consists of five other fabulous midwives and although our clinic rooms is based in Barrington St we cove...

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Mobile: +64-212059169 Johanna Clark For the last 3 years I have been a rural midwife but have now returned to work in Christchurch/Selwyn district.

I believe in working in partnership with women and their families and that for the majority of women birth is a normal but significant life event. Working in partnership means that together we are a team and work together to try and achieve the outcome that is right for you. I am Thai and due to my previous profession I have worked with people from many different ethnic back grounds...

Cell: 0212342103 Vicki De Grut Hi and congratulations. I have lived in Christchurch for most of my life and have two amazing young adult daughters (I may be bias!) I have been practising as a registered midwife in the Canterbury/South Canterbury region for the last 11years as a community midwife. I am very fortunate to work in a practice surrounded by fabulous experienced like minded midwives who work as a great team. I love being a midwife and I am committed to working in partnership with women and families to provide c... Mobile: +64-274080958

Kate Stone Hello and Congratulations on your pregnancy.

I am a lead maternity carer midwife working in the Christchurch community. I am experienced in both primary and tertiary care settings and provide personalised midwifery care from conception through to 6 weeks after birth of your baby. I am passionate about providing maternity care to women and their family/whānau and work in a supportive practice, with 5 other midwives who have similar philosophies on pregnancy and childbirth. We have clinic rooms ... Mobile: +64-272572871 Kate Nicoll Congratulations on your pregnancy. Watching women take up the challenge to become healthy, strong mamas is one reason I love my job.

I have always had a strong focus and commitment to working with women under 20 years old. I strongly believe that age does not make a mother and that every woman deserves the same respect and choice for their birth journey. This does not mean that I only look after women in this age group however, as I enjoy meeting women and whānau from all walks of life. I ...

Work: 027-247 8478 Sonya Gray Hi, I work in Rangiora and surrounding areas. Please look at our facebook page The Baby Business. I have been a midwife for 14yrs and worked both in the community and in at Christchurch Women's Hospital. I support women to birth in the environment of their choice. I strongly believe in the partnership between a woman and her midwife, and a relationship built on trust will help women become confident in the decisions they make through their antenatal, labour and birth and postnatal periods. ...

email: sonya_midwife@hotmai Mobile: +64-275376056 Work: +64-275376056 Bec Sutherland Hi there, I am an LMC Midwife working within the Christchurch area.

I am passionate about midwifery and provide quality and safe care during pregnancy, labour, birth and up to 6 weeks after your baby is born. I have a firm belief that birth is a normal life event and given the right environment and supportive midwifery care every woman and her family will have a rewarding experience. I work in a practice alongside four wonderful midwives who share a similar philosophy to my own. The five of us s...

Mobile: 0273100146 Megan Benson Hello and congratulations! I have worked as a midwife in a variety of settings since 2006, leaving only briefly to focus on my own family. I see my role as a midwife as being an information provider, providing women with the information they need to make informed decisions around their care. I provide full care from pregnancy right through until baby is 6 weeks old. I support women to birth in their chosen place whether home, birthing unit or tertiary hospital. My philosophy is that birth is a n...

Mobile: +64-210758429 Work: +64-210758429 Rachel Davies Congratulations and welcome to the journey of pregnany and motherhood.

I am a LMC midwife based in the rural town of Rakaia. I have a passion for providing professional and informed midwifery care that is centred around you and your family. I am an advovate for home and primary maternity unit birth as research shows that birthing in these settings reduces unnecessary interventions and has better outcomes for both you and your baby. I also attend labour and birth at Christchurch Women's Hospital ... Mobile: +64-273884101 Work: +64-273884101 Courtney Halligan Kia ora and congratulations on your pregnancy! My name is Courtney and I am an LMC midwife based in Christchurch.

I am passionate about midwifery and provide continuity of care throughout pregnancy, labour and birth, and up to six weeks post birth. I work with four other wonderful midwives who both share similar philosophies, focusing on wellness, information sharing and supporting women and whanau to make the best decisions for them throughout their pregnancy and parenting journey. We all take ... Mobile: 021753399 Sharon Lindley Hello there, congratulations on your pregnancy. As a mother of 3 I know you are beginning a very exciting journey. Every baby I am privileged to see come into the world is so new and fresh I still feel the wonder.

I practice evidence based midwifery which means I know what works and don't interfere with the natural processes. I work with you to have the best birth you can and am very proud of how amazing women are. At my recent Standards Review I was complemented on my successful birth outcomes...

Mobile: +64-212472809 Michelle De Faoite Congratulations on your pregnancy! I am a registered midwife, with an epidural certificate, working in an established practice of 3 midwives. I aim to provide you with information to support you to make informed decisions for yourself and your baby. I will provide you with care during pregnancy, labour and birth, followed by up to 6 weeks of postnatal care. I live in the North West of Christchurch and offer clinic-based appointments on Monday and other times by prior arrangement. I look forw...

Mobile: +64-210711151 Elizabeth Creamer Congratulations on your pregnancy! Hello :) I'm Liz, a registered midwife with two boys of my own and a step daughter as well.

My focus is on normal/natural birth and I am happy to support you to birth wherever you feel comfortable, be that at home, in a birthing unit, or in hospital. I have a clinic in Darfield for rural clients in the Malvern area, and I do home visits within Christchurch city. I work with Danu Midwives and provide care during pregnancy, labour and birth, and for up to 6 wee...

Mobile: +64-212585691 Rhiannon Fitzgerald Congratulations on your pregnancy! I am a registered midwife working in the South Canterbury area. I have lived in South Canterbury most of my life and currently live in Temuka with my husband, two amazing young boys and my little girl. I am fortunate to have great support enabling me to work in such a wonderful profession. Whether this is your first pregnancy or you are already an experienced mother, each pregnancy and birth comes as a unique experience. I feel privileged to work in partnershi... Work: +64-273723535

Michelle Dolan-Scott I know that pregnancy and motherhood, whether planned or not, can be both daunting and exhilarating.

Due to having a daughter with special needs I am also very aware that sometimes the "normal pregnancy" changes and moves in a different direction. Through this personal experience I believe it has made me more understanding and compassionate to others' needs as well as enabling me to provide holistic support for women and their families through this absolutely amazing time in their lives. I recog...

Cell: 0272822748 Jen Stewart Hi. My name is Jen. I’m a registered midwife providing continuity of care to women and their families in the Christchurch community throughout their pregnancy, labour & birth and postnatal period up to 6 weeks. I am passionate about midwifery and recognise that pregnancy and childbirth is a very special time in your life. I aim to provide you with individualised care as well as information to allow you to make informed decisions for yourself and your baby. I care for women who choose to birth at... Mobile: +64-273277845 Heff Heffernan Hi. Congratulations on your pregnancy.

You are in for a truly extraordinary time! My name is Heff and I have worked as a midwife for over twenty years. I have to tell you that this is the best job in the world! I never tire of working with women and their families/whanau during what must be the most profound period of their lives. I work with two other wonderful and experienced midwives and we all share a similar philosophy - that your pregnancy, labour, birth and the weeks after, are all ...

Mobile: +64-220616053 Kendra Short Hi there, welcome to the amazing journey of childbirth! I am a registered midwife and live in South Canterbury with my husband and four children. I have a real love of getting to know women and their families during the time I spend with them. I believe the sharing of information, experience, and knowledge contributes to trust in a genuine woman-midwife partnership throughout your childbirth journey. I regard pregnancy and childbirth as normal life events and believe that they are empowering exp...

Mobile: +64-210537308 Kelly Allan Hi there my name is Kelly Allan, I am a registered midwife working in the area of South Canterbury.

I am married and have two fantastic young boys. I understand that pregnancy and birth is an intimate and precious time so I feel very privileged being able to walk alongside women and their families during this time and supporting families to bring new life in to the world. My passion is working with women, developing trust and knowledge and ultimately reducing any anxieties that could potenti...

Mobile: +64-221022632 Tania Ramsay Hi and congratulations on your pregnancy! I am a registered community midwife based in the Selwyn District and service the south/west areas of Christchurch and Canterbury. I work with an amazing team of midwives at Halswell Village Midwives and provide care from conception through to six weeks postpartum. I have a strong belief that birth is a normal life event and is a unique experience for every woman and her family. I am very passionate about shared knowledge within the partnership and use ...

Mobile: +64-2108264837 Margaret O'Boyle I have been working as an LMC midwife since 1992 and through that time have been part of an amazingly supportive practice - Midwifery Associates.

It consists of six midwives; working in pairs to provide 24 hour care plus have alternate weekends off. I take a caseload of approximately 4-5 women a month and have a clinic at the Midwifery Resource Centre in Manchester St. I believe birth is a normal life event; and work closely with the woman and her family. We aim to care in a manner that is...

Home: +64-33552528 Mobile: +64-276311029 Work: +64-33552528 Sara Pearson Hi. I currently work at Lincoln Hospital as a core midwife. I have been a midwife since 1990 , mostly working as a caseloading midwife. I am presently available to provide postnatal care. I work in both the city and country and very much enjoy the rural travel and location. I look forward to hearing from you. Home: +64-33602291 Mobile: +64-212168145 Work: +64-33252802 Annie Valentine Hi my name is Anne, Congratulations on your pregnancy. I work in South Canterbury covering Geraldine, Fairlie, Temuka, Timaru, Waimate and surrounding areas.

I am a mother of four and have six beautiful grand children. I have been working in South Canterbury as an LMC midwife since 1993. I work with women and their families throughout their pregnancy labour and birth and up to six weeks postnatal. I offer hospital, home births, water birth. I feel it is a privilege to be involved with women an...

Home: +64-36159693 Mobile: +64-272978821 Phone type: Phone number Lindsay Smale Lindsay focuses on compassionate, enthusiastic and professional midwifery care. She came to midwifery with a background in biological sciences, and is very committed to providing clients with information and care that is scientific and based on evidence. Having a son of her own Lindsay knows that pregnancy and motherhood, whether planned or not, can be both daunting and exhilarating, her aim is to provide support for women and their families through this incredible journey. Lindsay recognises...

Mobile: 021 154 5682 Holly Mayberry Congratulations! I work in the Selwyn area, and really enjoy working with women and their families in such a special time of their lives.

My philosophy is to provide support and continuity of care during your pregnancy, birth and postnatal period. I feel that its important to share information so you are able to make informed decisions. I have a clinic room both in Darfield and Halswell Home: 03-318-8215 Mobile: 027-483-2937

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