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Community Midwives

Community Midwives

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Community midwives at Airedale NHS Foundation trust work in small teams providing care during pregnancy and after the birth of your baby.

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You will be allocated a named midwife early in your pregnancy and may meet other midwives in the team.  All women are encouraged to make contact with a midwife as early in pregnancy as possible so that we can discuss your choices, plan your birth and ensure the best outcomes for you and your baby.

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Community midwives provide care in a variety of settings including:

  • GP surgeries
  • Children’s centres
  • Your own home
  • Local health centres

Birth at home

We are still able to offer a home birth service most of the time. Please speak to your midwife if you are considering a home birth.

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