My name is Glen and I am a Registered Midwife working as a community Lead Maternity Carer based in Rotorua providing full antenatal, labour & birth and postnatal care up to 6 weeks. I do home visits also.
I am a father of 2 beautiful girls and have a strong family focus which is the base of my midwifery philosophy. I see pregnancy and childbirth as a normal physiological life event which is inherently linked with whānau/family and will support their involvement in your journey as much as you desire. I am committed to supporting women to make the choices that are right for them so they have the experience they want.
Yours and your baby's emotional and physical health and well-being is important to me so I have no problem consulting with other health professionals if needed to ensure a safe outcome for both.
How do I access this service?
Feel free to get in touch with me if you would like to interview me and have a chat to see if I'm the right midwife for you, or if…
Labour and Birth Care
Your midwife will be on-call for you and will attend your labour and birth. In the event that they are away or busy, they will have arranged a back-up midwife…
Because pregnancy care is so important for your health and the health of your baby, it is free for all NZ citizens, residents and many other visa holders. Your midwife…
Staying in Hospital/Birth Centre After the Birth
After the birth you will be tired and busy getting to know your new baby. Most women who have had a normal birth stay in the hospital or birth centre…
Home Visits From a Midwife (From Birth to 4 - 6 Weeks)
Home visits provide an opportunity for you to discuss any concerns you have about your health or the health of your baby. Your midwife will assist you with breastfeeding and…
Ongoing Care for You and Your Baby
Your midwife will transfer the care of your baby to a Well Child / Tamariki Ora Service before your baby is 6 weeks old. Well Child / Tamariki Ora Health…
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This page was last updated at 3:43PM on December 5, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Glen Valentine - Midwife.