After a straightforward and quick first #birth this mum knew that she wanted to birth at #home with her second and the team were delighted to support her & celebrate with her* when she did exactly that #HomebirthJustHappened
*Tea the official celebratory drink of the on call midwife
A very civilised way to spend a afternoon, the speedy birth of a gorgeous little boy followed by a spot of tea!
#HomebirthJustHappened #Tea #Biscuits
We know that a birthing body works best when it feels safe, secure and unobserved . For clients who choose to be cared for by the Surrey Hills team that means birthing in their own home, cared for my midwives they’ve had the opportunity to get to know. If you would like to learn more about #homebirth provision at the Royal Surrey County Hospital simply pop along to one of our informal forums or contact the team to arrange a chat in your own home.
If you would like to learn more about #homebirth and explore all of the Royal Surrey County Maternity Department’s birth place options simply drop in to one of our informal forums to meet the team and families who have birthed at home. Alternatively contact the team to arrange a no obligation chat in your own home.
I feel quite emotional writing this. it’s just over two weeks since my birth and I am quite sad that it is getting further in the past. I don’t think many mums feel this way about their birth experience!
Recently being discharged and meeting my health visitor reminded me of all the reasons I wanted a home birth, with a team that understood and respected my wishes for a calm, relaxed experience.
Each one of the Surrey Hills team was incredible. I am truly grateful for them helping me have the birth experience I wanted. Continue reading