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

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