The Bournemouth Birth Team is a dedicated team of experienced midwives who provide antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care to women choosing to birth their baby at home in Bournemouth and Christchurch. We are all passionate about women’s choices and supporting and empowering them to achieve the birth they wish in their own environment.
All care for women choosing a homebirth is provided within their own home or at Bournemouth birth centre in a clinic. The team caseload women dependent on where they live, providing continuity of care which increases women’s and families satisfaction of their pregnancy and birth experience.
The Bournemouth Birth Team midwives are available to come and discuss the possibility of having a homebirth, at any point in your pregnancy. Women can self-refer themselves to the team at the beginning of their pregnancy or they can contact the team via 01202 704685 if they wish to transfer their antenatal care to them.
The team hold “Meet the Birth Team” tours every other Tuesday at 5pm and 6pm, and there is no need to book. Please call the Birthing Centre on 0300 0194434 to confirm when the next session is. This is an informal group, which welcomes women and their birthing partner to discuss all areas of birthing at the birth centre or at home.