Dozing Doggy

Last week, we were delighted to support this Awesome Mama at #home as she welcomed her Gorgeous little girl earthside πŸ’– With Big sister fast asleep, grandma quietly snuck in the back door to be there when she awoke and to join in with all the lovely new baby excitement, all in time for breakfast πŸ’–πŸ’– Her sweet little doula-dog was dozing quietly by the aga throughout …. And was then very awake and excited to meet her new little β€˜sibling’ when she heard the first cries πŸ₯° #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #namedmidwife #physiologicalbirth #caseloading #support #options #choice

Autumn Days

A misty Autumnal morning for this Gorgeous little ones arrival πŸ‚πŸπŸ‚ She was in a mighty hurry and beat us to it In her excitement to meet her Mama πŸš€πŸ’–πŸ’« With older siblings whisked off to grandparents just down the road to get ready for school/nursery, this little one knew she’d have a few hours with her Mama before they return home with all the excitement. Family life (duties) resumed in less than an hour from her arrival when dad went to watch biggest brothers first Harvest festival school assembly. A third homebirth for this lovely family πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’– #HomrBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #caselaoding #speedybaby #choice #physiologicalbirth

A big brothers hand to hold

A big Brothers hand to hold… always 🀩 This little one was just never going to give us the chance in time πŸš€πŸ’– Her amazing Mama calmly welcomed her into her arms at #home while we were enroute and daddy was trying to get the #pool sorted. All checks done and left snuggled up with snacks and big brother fast asleep throughout, we were back soon enough in the morning as our circle of care continues at home on those early postnatal days πŸ’« #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #homebirth #caseloading #support #options #speedybaby

Be β€˜Whooo’ you are

This Amazing First Time Mama was supported by us as she welcomed her Gorgeous little boy earthside this afternoon πŸ’™πŸ’« An Amazing mural and mobile hand- painted and made by Mama in her pregnancy, creating a wonderful space in his Nursery πŸ€©πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‰πŸŒ³ It was a bit of an afternoon juggle for the team as we supported two homebirths 4 minutes apart πŸ’«πŸ’« #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #physiologicalteam #primip #firsttimemama #homebirth #choice #care #support #options

Mama is having a baby Dino

When Big brother is convinced (hoping) that his Mama is having a Baby Dino, the best sibling gift for him had to be a Dino πŸ’™πŸ’–πŸ¦• This Gorgeous little one was the first of our tag-team babies, where her Increible Mama welcomed her into arms, in the #pool at #home πŸ’« She has asked us to share her words from her experience … β€œ If possible for the dinosaurs teddy’s picture I’d love it if you could say that we are incredibly grateful for the amazing care offered by the home birth team and in particular their support in transforming anxiety form a past traumatic birth into a really positive birthing experience from home, in partnership with the listening service and fear release classes with midwife Claire at Royal Surrey” #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #namedmidwife #caseloading #support #options #welovewhatwedo #physiologicalbirth #continuity


So… The Tag- Team babies have been kept us busy πŸ’–πŸ’™πŸ’– 3 wonderful #homebirths for our caseload families, welcoming their babies earthside in just under 11 hours πŸ’« This Amazing Mama calmly welcomed her Gorgeous little boy into her arms in the #pool at #home πŸ’™ Big brother staying with Grandma readying himself for the excitement and adventures ahead as a family of four πŸ’™πŸ’™ #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #waterbirth #physiologicalbirth #caseloading #support #options #tagteambabies #namedmidwife #choice

What a view

The perfect view to help the oxytocin flow 🌳This Awesome First Time Mama was supported at #home in labour and we continued that support alongside our lovely colleagues at Royal Surrey as she welcomed her Gorgeous little Girl πŸ’–πŸ€— Our circle of care continued through those early postnatal days πŸ’«πŸ’–πŸ€— #BirthIsAmazingWhereverItHappens #SurreyHillsTeam #caselaoding #support #birthplaceoptions #care #whataview

Just in Time

πŸ’« A picture is worth a 1000 words πŸ’« It had a been a busy few days for the Team… in the early hours, this Incredible Mama found her safe space and calmly welcomed her little girl into her arms minutes after we arrived πŸ’–πŸš—πŸš€ Big brother and sister were fast asleep but jumped straight in Mamas bed when they woke ready to snuggle with their new baby sister πŸ’™πŸ’–πŸ’– before sharing their exciting morning with school friends πŸ’«πŸ€— #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #care #physiologicalbirth #caselaoding #continuity #birthplaceoptions #support #dollshouse

I listen to my body

In the early hours we were delighted to support this Awesome Mama as she welcomed her Gorgeous little girl into her arms in the #pool at #home πŸ’– With Grandma staying over, she was there to care for big brother, who woke shortly after birth, and ease a departure to Nursery in the morning … None-the-wiser of the magic that had occurred in the room next door- what an exciting afternoon he had getting home to meet his new little sibling πŸ˜πŸ’™πŸ’– Our second time caring for this lovely family, a first homebirth for them- with the extra bonus of having their named midwife there for birth too πŸ€— A busy little moment for the Team as 2 of our caseload families got to meet their Gorgeous little one 1.5 hours apart ⭐️⭐️ #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #physiologicalbirth #caseloading #continuity #care #support #options #informedchoice #choice


We are delighted to share our second quarter of 2022 Team stats with you πŸ€— A wonderful 89% of our caseload who were planning a homebirth during their pregnancy had a vaginal birth. Of the 47 booked on our caseload. Caesarean section rate 11% Emergency Ceasarean 9% (4) Elective ceasarean 2% (1) induction of labour 4% (2) instrumental birth 0

🏑 89% of those who were planning a homebirth and started their labour at home, in our care, had a homebirth

🀰🏼94% of our mums in the whole caseload knew the midwife who cared for them in labour

🀰🏼 85% of our mums who birthed at home had a physiological 3rd stage (natural birth of the placenta)

🀰🏼4 x transfer to hospital in labour and 4 x transfer to hospital postnatally (21% total)

🀱 on discharge from midwifery care: 70% exclusively breastfeeding and 81% having some breast milk

Caseloading speaks for itself and is something we are truly passionate about πŸ€— To support fully informed birth choices is both a priority and privilege to us all in the Surrey Hills Team β­οΈπŸ’–πŸ˜©β­οΈ

If you would like to learn more about the team and birthing your baby at home , and you live within the teams catchment, please emailus at