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 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).
The reassurance of speaking to an experienced midwife from the comfort of your living room. We can discuss your concerns, and give you information to help formulate your birth plan. Although we can’t examine you clinically we can explain information given by your care providers and help you negotiate the often fragmented maternity care. Please use our contact page to book an appointment.Read More
Physical checks to ensure safe monitoring of your pregnancy and the growth and wellbeing of your baby. Antenatal education covering a range of topics to prepare you for birth and early parenthood. Getting to know your physical and emotional needs and understanding your birth preferences. Answering all of your questions and addressing any concerns you have.Read More
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
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
At a time of reduced NHS appointments we can provide you with regular care during and after your pregnancy. In your home with someone you know and trust who is on the end of a phone whenever you need us.Read More
SUMMER 2022 UPDATE: Please note that due to changes in Insurance policy for Independent Midwives, we are now able to offer labour and delivery support at home and in hospitals across the London area. There is unfortunately an insurance premium associated with these services, please see the Pricelist for details.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
This package is suitable for people that definitely want a Hospital birth. It includes early labour care at home to help you decide when to go to hospital and non-clinical support in hospital until birth.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
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