I am a lead maternity care Midwife working in the Lakes district including Taupō and Tūrangi. I have been living and working in Taupō since 1992.
It is a privilege to provide continuity of care for pregnant women and their families from conception to six weeks postpartum. I bring a wealth of local experience and knowledge to the women I provide midwifery care to.
How do I access this service?
Cellphone 0211737730 text or phone Mon-Friday 9am-5pm. Urgent / out of hours phone call only. No texts.
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…