We have two dedicated teams in Dorset to support teenage parents-to-be. One team is based in the East and one is based in the West of Dorset.
The Young Parents to be Team is a team of specialist midwives who provide antenatal, postnatal and some intrapartum (labour) care to young people aged 19 and under in the Dorset areas listed below.
West Dorset – The Young Parents to be Team
Julie Sparks and Laura Stallard: Text or telephone 07747634145/07795307863
Sonia Campbell: Text or telephone 07795318270
Kim Connolly: Text or telephone 07826905457
You will have the same dedicated midwife throughout your pregnancy journey. The midwives above work closely with other agencies and can offer help and support with:
Sign-posting to housing/budgeting and finance
Sexual health and contraception services
Family/social support and healthy relationships
Targeted antenatal education focusing on all aspects of pregnancy
Labour and birth and caring for a new baby