All the research shows that one-to-one care will increase your chance of a normal birth,that your birth may be shorter and you will need less pain relief, you will have reduced chances of postnatal depression and are more likely to successfully breast-feed.
Your unique journey with Sage Femme includes Antenatal, Labour and Postnatal care that can be tailored for your individual needs during a free consultation.
We will listen to your hopes and expectations for your pregnancy and address any particular concerns you may have.
Our clinical practice is governed by the NMC (Nursing Midwifery Council).
This is the most comprehensive schedule of visits. It includes labour care for a home birth or early home assessments when planning a hospital birth to avoid you going in too early. This helps to avoid unnecessary interventions. Once you are in active labour your midwife will accompany you into hospital and act as your support and advocate there.Read More
Twelve visits usually six before birth and six after. May suit you if you are booking with us later in your pregnancy or if you are happy to have some care in the hospital. This also includes labour care with us.Read More
When you are pregnant, particularly for the first time you can have so many questions. The internet is often contradictory and also alarming. It can be far more reassuring to have a face-to-face meeting with a midwife.Read More
Most of us expecting a baby, particularly for the first time, are so preoccupied with getting through labour and birth that it comes as something of a shock when home alone with a very tiny human who relies on you for everything. It can be terrifying!Read More
Full physical check of you and your baby – including weight checks and screening blood tests where necessary Support and help with infant feeding Advice on diet and rest to ensure optimum recovery Emotional support to reduce chances of and ensure early detection of postnatal depression Support to care for your newborn baby with guidance on skincare, temperature regulation and general newborn development.Read More