2021 Stats ⭐️

We are delighted to share our 2021 stats with you 🤗⭐️🤗

With a total of 204 families in our caseload, we have included the 4 week period of time in January that our service was suspended as the ambulance service were too stretched to support us. These numbers are included in the side of the infographic as we continued to support all our caseload in the antenatal/ postnatal period, as well as covering for as many births in the MLU/ hospital as we could. We were grateful to work alongside, and with the support of our lovely colleagues at Royal Surrey 🤗⭐️ we were delighted to get back to home birthing as soon as was safely possible.

4.4% Homebirth rate of the Royal Surrey Foundation Trust births Feb-Dec 2021

🤰🏼95% vaginal birth rate for the mamas who started their labours at home.

🤰🏼 89% of our caseload who were planning a home birth during their pregnancy had a vaginal birth .

🤰🏼 82% of mothers knew the midwife who cared for them in labour.

🤰🏼 91% of mothers had a physiological 3rd stage (natural birth of the placenta)

🤰🏼75% of our caseload who birthed at home used water for labour and/or birth.

🤱 92% exclusively breastfeeding with 98% of babies have some breast milk

🤰🏼 11% of our caseload had a caesarean birth, 4% planned and 7% unplanned.

🤰🏼 4% instrumental birth.

🤰🏼 11% induction/ augmentation of labour.

🤰🏼🚑🤱🚙 17% transfer rate to hospital, 11% in labour, 6% postnatally.

To support informed birth choices is both a priority And privilege to us all in the Surrey Hills Team ⭐️💖⭐️💙⭐️

If you would like to learn more about the team and birthing your baby at home, and you live within the team’s catchment, please email us at rsch.homebirth.referrals@nhs.net #surreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #HomeBirthJustHappened #caseloading #continuity #continuitymatters #care #choice #informedchoice #waterbirth #physiology #midwiferyledcare

October- December stats ðŸ’«

We are delighted to share our final quarter of 2021 Team stats with you 🤗

A wonder 81% of our caseload who were planning a homebirth during their pregnancy had a vaginal birth. Of our 48 book on our caseload, there was 3x Elective Caesarean section birth (6%) 6x Emergency Caesarean section birth (13%) 3x induction of labour (6%) and 2x instrumental births (4%) 89% of those who were planning a homebirth and started their labour at home, in our care, had a homebirth

🤰🏼 92% of our mums knew the midwife who cared for them in labour.

🤰🏼 94% of our mums who birthed at home had a physiological 3rd stage (natural birth of the placenta)

🚑🤰🏼 4x transfer to hospital in labour (11%)

🤱 85% exclusively breastfeeding and 98% having some breast milk on discharge from midwifery care

Caseloading speaks for itself and is something we are truly passionate about 🤗🤩

To support informed birth choices is both and priority and privilege to us all in the Surrey Hills Team ⭐️💙⭐️💖⭐️

If you would like to learn more about the team and birthing your baby at home, and you live within the teams catchment, please email us at rsch.homebirth.referrals@nhs.net #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #caseloading #continuity #care #choice #birthplaceoptions #informedchoice #homebirth #waterbirth #physiology #midwiferyledcare

Today I’ll Meet my Baby ðŸ’™

We were delighted to support this Incredible Mama as she calmly welcomed her Gorgeous little boy into her arms, in the #pool at #home 💙💫 Her beautiful ‘birth room’ created such a tranquil space ⭐️ which as we know, creates lovely moments in the time leading up to birth of preparation and excitement. Big brother fast asleep throughout and extra support from a lovely friend who’s was an all- round gem 💎💙 #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #namedmidwife #waterbirth #caselaoding #friends

The 3 of us â¤ï¸

A little catch up post from a farewell over the weekend 🤗 This Amazing Mama was supported by our lovely colleagues at Royal Surrey as she welcomed her Gorgeous little boy earthside 💙 Our circle of care continued at home in the early postnatal days and we wish them well as they continue their adventures as a family of 3 👨‍👩‍👦💫 #BirthIsAmazingWhereverItHappens #SurreyHillsTeam #caseloading #care #continuity

Coffee Morning

All our welcome to join us for our informal coffee morning to meet the Surrey Hills Team. Open to anyone interested in the option of Home Birth, those currently on our caseload and any of those who have been in our caseload in the past- we’d love to see you and discuss your birth options- with the opportunity to meet families who’ve already been in our care ☺️🤗💫 Please undertake a lateral flow test prior to attending, we really look forward to seeing you there #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #birthplaceoptions #caselaoding #continuity #waterbirth

We made you ðŸ’–

In the early hours of Thursday morning, we were privileged to support this incredible Mama as she birthed her Gorgeous little Girl in the #pool at #home 🎉🤗 A lovely friend snuck in the front door just after we arrived to simply ‘sleep’ on the spare room as childcare support in case big brother awoke. #mamatribeat it’s finest 🥰 A second #homeBirth with the team for this lovely family, with the same midwife at ‘2nd midwife’ at both births 🎉

We’ve had busy run of births recently with 11 of our wonderful caseload families welcoming their gorgeous little ones earthside, in just under 11 days. 7 Homebirths and 4 hospital births. Our circle of care continues for ALL the families at home as they settle on to the 4th trimester ⭐️🤩✨💫 #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #waterbirth #options #choice

Amazing Art ❤️

We were delighted to support this Awesome Mama as she welcomed her Gorgeous little boy into her arms in the #pool at #home 💙 🤗 Big Brother spent a little time with Grandad this morning as has excitedly gone on to have a cousin sleepover with his Dino sleeping baby 🦖🥳😴 #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #waterbirth #options #namedmidwife #studentmidwife #makingofmidwives #physiologicalbirth

Spa Days

This incredible Mama created the most beautiful birth space, it was like stepping in to a spa 🥰 Such a privilege to support her at #home In the morning as she welcomed her Gorgeous little boy into her arms in the warmth of The #pool 💙 Big brother was fast asleep through it all and just waking as we were loading our cars to leave 💙💙 Mama and baby snuggled up skin-skin ready for the excitement of those first, precious family moments 🤗 #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #waterbirth #namedmidwife #studentmidwife #themakingofmidwives #physiologicalbirth

Midnight treats

In the early wee hours- this speedy little one wanted to test our turbo settings in our cars.. and still just beat us to it 🚀💙⭐️ His Awesome Mama trusted her body and he was welcomed earthside into his daddy’s hands 🤗 Big Brother came downstairs shortly after birth and lovingly embraced his new role with excitement and wonder… And loved the extra treats of a midnight feast. A second homebirth with the team for this lovely family and our circle of care will continue through the early postnatal period 🤗 #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #waterbirth #speedyboy #support #caseloading

Sunny Bunny

A perfect start the weekend where we were delighted to support this Awesome Mama as she welcomed her Gorgeous little boy eaethside in the #pool at #home 💙 Big Brother took his favourite ‘Sunny Bunny’ for a little outing with Grandma and had all the excitement of meeting his new little friend on his return #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #waterbirh #Homebirth #studentmidwife #makingofmidwives #physioloicalbirth #choice