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Nelson and Marlborough
11/11/2014
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Adriana Yianacou
P ersonal P rofile: Midwife, mother, wife, friend, theatre
practitioner. I am a woman, half Spanish half Greek,
married for 14 years to Damon from C hristchurch. I
have three daughters aged 9, 8 and 6 and a half. We
moved to New Zealand 9 years ago as it is a wonderful
place to grow a family. My journey through midwifery
has been life changing and inspiring. I worked as an LMC
in C hristchurch and we moved to Marlborough in
Jan2014. We have been warmly welcomed. P hilosophy of
...
Blenheim
P icton
Marlborough Sounds
Wairau Valley
Rai Valley
Havelock
Mobile: 027-229-0414
Jean Horn
I am an experienced midwife, trained in the UK, but have
been working in NZ for 13 years. My aim is to provide a
high standard of sensitive, individualized care, whilst
ensuring a positive, safe, and fulfilling childbirth journey.
Despite being given options, I find clients do tend to
choose to birth at Nelson Hospital, where births are low
key and relaxed, but where there is a full range of allied
health professional support. Kerensa Leadbetter is my
main back up midwife, but I am part of a gr...
Nelson
Wakefield
Richmond
Mobile: 0272444687
Kathy Farquhar
I have had the privilege of being a midwife for over 12
years now and self employed for the previous 7 years. I
have 2 grown up children and 1 fabulous granddaughter.
I work in partnership with Lynda Smith, Kerensa
Leadbetter and Jean Horn to provide midwifery care for
women in the Nelson region (including Richmond,
Brightwater, Wakefield and Mapua). We love to work with
women throughout their pregnancy, labour and birth and
the postnatal period providing safe continuity of care
throughout th...
Nelson
Wakefield
Richmond
Mapua
Upper Moutere
Mobile: +64275812620
Nicky Taylor
I am a New Zealand trained Midwife practicing in
beautiful Nelson. I offer complete midwifery care,
individualised to meet the needs of women and their
families. I work with an amazing team of women in the
Marama Midwives practice and offer in home visits or
have a beautiful clinic room to utilise at 'Being" in the
heart of Nelson. As a mother myself I appreciate the
privileged position I am in to be able to work with families
that are growing and changing. I am passionate about
providing fam...
Nelson
Motueka
Wakefield
Richmond
Mapua
Upper Moutere
Mobile: +64275776585
Wendy C otter
C ongratulations! My name is Wendy C otter and I have
over eleven years experience as a midwife. I am New
Zealand born and have worked as a registered nurse
prior to training as a midwife in Scotland in 1989. I live in
the Motueka area with my husband and two school age
sons. I offer support and professional care for you to
birth at home, in water, maternity unit or base hospital. I
enjoy supporting parents to achieve their optimum
potential experience by developing their birthing skill...
Tapawera
Motueka
Wakefield
Richmond
Mapua
Upper Moutere
Home: 03-528-9119
Mobile: 027-528 9119
Toni James
C ongratulations on your pregnancy! I am a mother to 3
wonderful (grown up) children, all born in different
countries (UK, Germany and C yprus). I qualified as a
midwife in UK in 2003 and have practised in a variety of
settings both in UK and NZ as a core midwife, LMC and
breastfeeding advisor. I have completed extended
training in breastfeeding and water birth. It is a privilege
to provide care that promotes and supports that allimportant partnership between midwife and
woman/whanau durin...
Blenheim
P icton
Marlborough Sounds
Wairau Valley
Rai Valley
Havelock
Mobile: +64224142868
Work: +64-224142868
Rhianne Lamb
C ongratulations on your pregnancy!! Hi my name is
Rhianne, I live in Blenheim with my partner. I have lived
in this community for the last 9 years after moving from
England. After completing my degree in midwifery in
New Zealand, I worked on the maternity ward at Wairau
hospital. I have now joined Midwives of Marlborough,
working in partnership with Shona Wills. I am passionate
about providing women with supportive, safe and
individualised care. I offer a full range of pregnancy, lab...
Blenheim
P icton
Marlborough Sounds
Wairau Valley
Havelock
Mobile: +64220887906
Maggie Williams
I enjoy providing safe, flexible supportive care to women
during pregnancy; to facilitate birth in hospital,water
and/or at home. Information on nutrition, active birthing,
and team work assist women to achieve birth with
minimal intervention. I have experience in more complex
pregnancy and birth care, and happily liaise with the
medical team as required. Support for breastfeeding and
early parenting is also an important part of my midwifery
service. I hold nursing (NZ), midwifery (U...
Nelson
Murchison
Tapawera
Wakefield
Richmond
Mapua
fax: 03547 5329
Home: 0335475557
Mobile: 027635 9420
P hone type: P hone
number
Hannah Straker
I offer Maternity C are for home or hospital births that is
sensitive to the needs of each individual client. The core
of my philosophy is listening to the woman. I try to
facilitate woman's choices as much as I can. I work in a
supportive practice in Nelson. I love my job working with
women and their families and I live in Nelson with my
husband and our three children.
Nelson
Home: +64-35463396
Mobile: +64273603017
Kerensa Leadbetter
I am an experienced midwife having qualified in the UK in
2000. My aim is to provide a high standard of care in a
sensitive, gentle environment. I facilitate births in Nelson
Hospital where births are calm and relaxed. There is
always access to obstetric and anaesthetic specialist
support should you need it. I encourage women to
participate fully in decisions around their care and will
support you to achieve a safe and happy outcome that is
individual to you. My caseload averages 4 births each
m...
Nelson
Wakefield
Richmond
Rai Valley
Mobile: +64275656231
Lynn Hilden
Hello and C ongratulations! The following is a brief
introduction to tell you about myself and how I work.
Having trained as a Nurse and Midwife in the Scottish
Highlands UK, I emigrated to New Zealand in 2007, with
my husband and three teenage daughters. On arrival I
completed a post graduate paper in P harmacology
through Otago University and worked as a case loading
Midwife in the Wairarapa for a year before coming to
Nelson. I have been self employed in this area for five
years and offer ...
Nelson
Motueka
Wakefield
Richmond
Mapua
Upper Moutere
Home: 03-540-2208
Mobile: 0272733325
C at Allan
I absolutely love being a midwife! It is an honour to share
that special journey with women and their families. I also
love being a mum, it is the most amazing feeling. I am
NZ born and trained in midwifery at Otago. I have also
completed complex midwifery post-graduate training in
Auckland. I take a small caseload and focus on normal
birth, supporting your individual choices, offering
homebirth, waterbirth and hospital birth. I work to
empower and encourage new families to have a
powerfu...
Nelson
Tapawera
Motueka
Wakefield
Richmond
Rai Valley
Upper Moutere
Home: +64-35394031
Mobile: +64274695441
Bronwyn King
Welcome I am the midwife on the left and work with
Glenda Baigent( middle), Terry Wiffen ( right) We work
full time for Nelson Hospital on call 24/7 as a case load
midwife, you would have your own midwife with a backup
always available. We have grown children and are
registered nurses/midwives with more than 20 years
experience each. We provide free individual maternity
care from early pregnancy in antenatal clinics, labour and
birth care at Nelson Hospital, with home follow-up care
after the b...
Nelson
Murchison
Tapawera
Wakefield
Richmond
Mapua
Upper Moutere
Work: +64-3546 1437
Shona Wills
I have been a Midwife since 1999 and a Registered Nurse
prior to this. I am a Self-Employed Midwife in the
Marlborough region, providing Maternity care through
P regnancy, Birth and up to 6 weeks after your baby is
born. I am passionate about pregnancy and birth and
offer caring, supportive care to you and your
family/whanau. I am Blenheim born and raised and am
married with 2 adult children.
Blenheim
P icton
Marlborough Sounds
Wairau Valley
Rai Valley
Havelock
Mobile: +64275645557
Janice Hayes
Hello my name is Janice Hayes. I initially trained as a
registered nurse and midwife in the UK, and then P lunket
nurse in NZ. I have lived and worked in the Motueka area
for over 20 years. I am able to offer births at home,
Motueka hospital and Nelson hospital. I am able to offer
waterbirths and the use of homeopathy and
accupressure. I feel being a midwife is a great privilege ,
especially being able to share such an important time of
a woman's life and her family. I am able to offer a fle...
Motueka
Mapua
Upper Moutere
Home: +64-35288312
Mobile: +64276288312
C athy Middleton
C ongratulations ! P regnancy is such an exciting time that
I would love to share with you. I am married and have
two gorgeous children who were born in Blenheim. I first
trained to be a registered nurse in England and then a
Midwife, working in busy Maternity Units working in all
areas of Maternity and Neonatal care. I have worked in
Blenheim since 1991. I provide individualised, quality and
safe Midwifery care, facilitating the childbirth process,
supporting Woman's natural capacity to give birt...
Blenheim
P icton
Marlborough Sounds
Wairau Valley
Rai Valley
Havelock
Mobile: 027-467-9747
Work: 03-520-9959
Anna Bannister
Hi, my name is Anna and I am a self-employed midwife,
providing full care through the pregnancy, labour, birth
and postnatal period up to 6 weeks after baby is born. I
trained in the UK in 1980, and emigrated with my family
in 1988, becoming self-employed in 1990, and have
worked in the Nelson area since 1992. My aim is to
provide family-centred care during this special time in
your lives. I am happy to look after women planning to
birth in Nelson or Motueka Units or at home, and am
experi...
Motueka
Wakefield
Richmond
Mapua
Upper Moutere
Home: +64-35402228
Mobile: +64274963612
P aula Bethwaite
Tena koutou, my name is P aula, Since becoming a
registered Midwife 2005 I have worked in a variety of
roles, including self-employed, remote rural care and
teritary level employed Midwifery. My latest
achievement is a C ertificate in Midwifery Acupuncture.
Evidence shows Acupuncture is an effective treatment
for pregnancy, labour/birth and the postnatal period
http://acupuncture.rhizome.net.nz/. I am a Mum (the
most rewarding role yet)!. I offer homevisits that can last
up to one hour depen...
Golden Bay
Nelson
Murchison
Marlborough Sounds
Motueka
Wakefield
Richmond
Mapua
Upper Moutere
035394667: P hone
number
P hone type: P hone
number
Wendy De Groot
Wendy is an experienced Midwife in the Nelson region.
She has a strong health focus and is committed to
working with women and Whanau to ensure a safe and
happy pregnancy and birth experience.P artnership is
essential to achieve this goal.With a zest for meeting
clients needs and helping plan the pregnancy, Labour and
Birth and post natal experience, the journey is embraced
and valued. Wendy works in partnership with Rachel
O'Hanlon from their clinic at Nelson Nursing Services in
Stoke. Because t...
Nelson
Richmond
Home: +64-35451601
Mobile: +64274437038
Andrea Vincent
Andrea has been a midwife since 1984, and also trained
as a Neonatal IC U nurse, in the UK. She provides care
for home, hospital and waterbirths in the Nelson region
extending to Rai Valley. She uses homeopathy and other
complimentary therapies where appropriate. Andrea is
keen to inspire couples to reach their full birthing and
parenting potential through birth skills - visit
www.birthingbetter.com (statistics).
Nelson
Richmond
Rai Valley
Home: +64-35452001
Mobile: +64272223521
Rachel O'Hanlon
Genesis Midwifery is a practice committed to providing
safe, professional, compassionate care for women and
their families. At the heart of my practice is a devotion to
individualised care where women have a birth experience
which is positive physically, mentally, emotionally and
spiritually. I aim to give women and their support people
freedom of choice; partnered with evidence based
advice. My midwifery partner Wendy and I run a unified
team and as a part of your care you’ll also meet her.
Hav...
Nelson
Richmond
Mobile: +64226750811
Terry Wiffen
C ongradulations on being pregnant. I am the midwife on
the right of the photo, and I work with Glenda Baigent (
middle) and Bronwyn King (left). We work full time for
Nelson Hospital on call 24/7 as C ase Loading Midwives.
You would have your own midwife with a backup always
available. We all have grown children and are registered
nurses/midwives with more than 20 yrs experience each.
We provide free individual maternity care from early
pregnancy in antenatal clinics, labour and birth care a...
Nelson
Murchison
Tapawera
Motueka
Wakefield
Richmond
Mapua
Rai Valley
Upper Moutere
Home: P hone number
Mobile: P hone
number
Work: +64-35461800
Kelly Mahuika
Kelly's midwifery experience began in 2004 as an
apprentice midwife in the States. Now a Registered
Midwife in New Zealand, Kelly offers home and hospital
birth. She is part of a supportive practice where holistic
midwifery care is the focus. Kelly believes that pregnancy
and early parenthood are a time for nurturance and
wellbeing, and feels privileged to walk alongside women
and their families during this period. She welcomes
enquiries. Kelly is married with three children and lives in
the Nel...
Nelson
Wakefield
Richmond
Upper Moutere
Home: +64-35489084
Mobile: +6421460445
Lynda May Smith
I have been qualified as a midwife for 23 years and did
my training in the UK. I work within a group practice of
four experienced midwives with my main back-up
midwife being Kathy Farquhar. Together we provide
professional, safe midwifery care for women and their
families in the Nelson region. I have been living in this
area for 9 years and have been working as a self
employed midwife for a 5 years.
Nelson
Wakefield
Richmond
Mapua
Upper Moutere
Mobile: +64274769643
P hone type: P hone
number
Work: +64-35410882
C lare Spratt
I am a mother to four beautiful children and a wellexperienced midwife. I trained as a nurse and midwife in
England from 1998 then moved to NZ in 2005. I am very
passionate about my role as Lead Maternity C arer. I
have been a Lead Maternity C arer in the Motueka and
rural areas since 2005 so I am confident in all settings
including home and hospital and have a good
understanding of the region and what it has to offer
women and their family/whanau. I had my fourth baby at
home in 2011 and fe...
Tapawera
Motueka
Mapua
Upper Moutere
Home: +64-35267764
Mobile: +64273324929
Work: +64-35267764
Lynne Adams
Hi and C ongratulations on your pregnancy! P regnancy is
a very special event in a woman’s life. It is an awesome
journey filled with unique physical and emotional changes,
which can be exciting and yet be also overwhelming. The
transition from being partners to becoming parents can
be a challenge, whatever number baby this is! My role as
a midwife is to ensure that you are well prepared for the
many changes and challenges you may encounter during
your pregnancy and following baby’s birthday. ...
Nelson
Murchison
Tapawera
Motueka
Wakefield
Richmond
Mapua
Home: +64-35475912
Mobile: +64275740398
P hone type: P hone
number
Glenda Baigent
Welcome, I am the midwife in the middle and work with
Bronwyn King (Left), Terry Wiffen (Right). We work Full
time for Nelson Hospital, on call 24/7 as a C ase Load
Midwife. You would have your own midwife, with a back
up always available. We have grown children and are
Registered Nurses/Midwives with more than 20 years
experience each. We provide Free Individual Maternity
care from early pregnancy in Antenatal C linics, Labour
and Birth care at Nelson Hospital, with Home follow up
care after bi...
Nelson
Murchison
Tapawera
Wakefield
Richmond
Upper Moutere
Work: 03 5461437
Helen Waugh
© New Zealand C ollege Of Midwives 2013
Hi,I live in Motueka and work in the town and surrounding
area. I have two grown children and two beautiful grand
children. I am an experienced midwife and have worked
for many years as an L.M.C . I offer birth in Motueka and
Nelson hospitals.I also offer home birth in the Motueka
area. All situations include water birth if that is your
choice. I believe in planning your care with you and will
include your family/ whanua as much as you wish. I work
closely with two other midwives to provide optim...
Motueka
Work: +64-35284343
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