Independent Midwives in the UK? - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 2 Old 01-08-2014, 04:38 AM - Thread Starter
SevenFromHeaven's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: England
Posts: 41
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I'm sorry if I'm posting in the wrong place especially seeing as I'm not actually pregnant yet but I wasn't sure where this question belonged..


So basically for my last three births, I had an independent midwife instead of going with the NHS.  I absolutely adored her, she totally changed the way I viewed and experienced my births.  Unfortunately not the EU has bought in some sort of legislation and she has quit working as a midwife as a result of this as have all the other local independent midwives.


I'm hearing that come February it'll be illegal for IM to work...  Is this true?  Will there be any option after February other than NHS or will this kill of the entire IM network?  I'm love another baby, but the thought of not having an IM with me and caring for me during my pregnancy fills me with dread.  Does anyone know what the deal is after February?



Mad Mum of many

DS1 (13), DS2 (12), DS3 (10), DS4 (8), DD1 (6), DD2 (5), DS5 (4)
Pregnant with miracle baby #8 (DD3) coming November 2014
SevenFromHeaven is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 2 Old 01-11-2014, 08:45 AM
cynthia mosher's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 1999
Location: The Motherland
Posts: 38,824
Mentioned: 45 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 146 Post(s)

Welcome SevenFromHeaven! So sorry your beloved midwife is no longer available. Hopefully someone will come along and post a great recommendation for someone else in your area. :thumb

cynthia mosher is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 8,822

39 members and 8,783 guests
Alison's Mom , Ashley4490 , bananabee , beckwith , bluefaery , BluePhoenixMama , ChantalM , ellier , etonwater , farmermomma , Incubator , Iron Princess , jeffmccoy , JLUK , joandsarah77 , katelove , LiLStar , lioralourie , loba , lovelylisa , marrykhush1990 , Mathemom , melvinh , Milk8shake , moominmamma , OliviaA , PP Kids , prosciencemum , Samayra , SandiMae , sarafl , shantimama , Springshowers , Tigerle , Tiny Teaching , typebug , zannster
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 01:21 PM.