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 rsch.homebirth.referrals@nhs.net


We were delighted to support this Amazing Mama as she welcomed her Gorgeous little boy into her arms at #home πŸ‘πŸ’™ The joy of being snuggled up at home in their own space even more wonderful with the hot weather πŸ€—β˜€οΈ #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #physiolohicalbirth #namedmidwife #caseloading #continuity #support #options #choice #homesweethome

Perfectly Timed

This Awesome Mama was support at #home as she welcomed her little Girl into her arms πŸ’–πŸ’« Perfectly timed, prior to moving house a few days later!! We continued to support her in the early postnatal days and she has now been discharged from our care to venture forward as a family of four in her new home πŸ€— #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #namedmidwife #caseloading #perfectlytimedbaby #continuity #care

Come out and play baby Roo

β€˜Come out and play baby Roo’ πŸ’–πŸ€— You can just feel the excitement from these sweet older siblings; and what a wonderful surprise for them to walk up to in the morning as they got to meet their Gorgeous new little sister πŸ’–πŸ’™πŸ’– This little one was in a hurry and welcomed into her daddy’s hands as we were just minutes away πŸš€πŸ’«πŸš— A second homebirth with the team for this lovely family #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #bba #speedybaby #physiologicalbirth #home #support #choice

Happy Watered and Fed

The Team were delighted to support this Awesome Mama as she welcomed her Goregous little Boy into her arms in the #pool at #home πŸ’™ Alongside lovely, gentle Doula support, we left them snuggled up in bed, skin-skin and eating pizza πŸ•πŸ€— His Big sister was having a sleepover with friends and is in for wonderful surprise when she got home from Nursery πŸ’–πŸ’™ It labour was a busy week with 8 of our lovely caseload families meeting their Gorgeous little ones, Congratulations to All πŸ€— #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #physiologicalbirth #caselaoding #waterbirth #continuity #care

My 4 little butterflies

We were delighted to support this Amazing Mama as she welcomed her little girl into her arms at #home in the early hours of the morning πŸ’– This lovely family have been β€˜with the team’ for 3 pregnancies, with this being for her 2nd homebirth πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’™πŸ’– Two big siblings asleep around home and 1 having a sleepover with a friend- such a wonderful Sunday morning surprise for them all πŸ€— #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #physiologicalbirth #choice #caseloading #continuity #care

Sweet Peas

Our second home birth from this Day ⭐️⭐️ This Awesome Mama calmly welcomed her little girl into her arms in the #pool at #home, with support from her named midwife. This lovely family’s 2nd homebirth with the team πŸ€— Gorgeous sweet peas from the garden πŸ’πŸ’–πŸ’ and big brothers had a wonderful surprise on their return from an outing with their lovely grandparents πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’– #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #physioloicalbirth #namedmidwife #support #options #choice #caseloading

Motivation cards

This incredible First Time Mama was supported at #home through The early hours and welcomed her Gorgeous little Girl into her arms as the β€˜work day’ was beginning for those in the streets below πŸ’–A little bubble of Wonder as the world around was oblivious to the birth of a new family πŸ€— This mama felt the positivity from all around as her husband read her motivation cards and affirmations from friends and family to support her through her labour 🀩🀩 #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #primip #firsttimemama #caseloading #continuity #support #choice #physiologicalbirth

Positive affirmations

This Awesome Mama created this Beautiful space which included these special affirmations she also used during her first birth, as she calmly welcomed her Gorgeous little Girl πŸ’– in the #pool at #home in the morning πŸ€—πŸ’« The perfect way to start our Saturday ⭐️ Big sister was having a fun filled morning with Grandma before heading home to meet her new baby sister πŸ’–πŸ’– #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #continuity #waterbirth #birthplaceoptions #positiveaffirmations #caseloading

Fairy lights

It was a busy couple of days for the Team supporting 4 of our lovely caseload Mamas. Congratulations to you all πŸ’–πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’– Thank you to our wonderful colleagues at Royal Surrey for supporting us ⭐️ and also to the families for understanding the need to rearrange appointments. In the early hours, this Awesome Mama gently welcomed her Gorgeous little boy πŸ’™ in the #pool at #home πŸ’«πŸ€— Her 2 older brothers were fast asleep throughout and had the exciting news when they woke up in the morning πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™ #HomeBirthJustHappened #SurreyHillsHomeBirthTeam #babynumber2ofthenight #waterbirth #continuity #care