Fees

 

Like all private midwives, we have to charge for our services.

We offer several care packages:

 

Initial free consultation

 

We offer a free, no-obligation consultation at a time and place of your choice (usually your home) so that we can explain how we work in detail and give you the opportunity to ask questions and to get a sense of whether we are right for you.

 

Emerald package -  £4900 

 

This is our most popular and comprehensive package, it offers full care from 24 weeks from your own midwife. It gives you piece of mind that your needs will be met at a fixed price.

 

  • Booking appointment (lasting approximately 2 hours)
  • Antenatal midwifery care:  Antenatal appointments in your own home from 24 weeks (appointments last approx 1 hour)  
  • 1 Birth preparation session at 36 weeks (2-3 hours) 
  • Labour and Birth midwifery care: Attendance at your birth at your nominated location, including early labour assessment, full midwifery care if you choose a homebirth or support and advocacy in hospital. Includes waterbirth and active birth.
  • Postnatal midwifery care: Visits in your own home, hospital or other nominated location for a 2 week period following your birth, with daily visits initally and extended postnatal support at intervals thereafter. Additional weeks are available at additional cost.  Includes personal breastfeeding support and newborn blood spot screening.
  • Information on the full range of screening options.
  • Referral to Consultant NHS Obstetrician if necessary. 
  • Unlimited, 24/7 access to us via telephone and / or email for the duration of your care. 

 

Opal package - basic NHS top up care (from £3900)

 

This package is for women who are have accessed NHS care prior to booking with us.  We only offer this package to low risk women who have given birth before.

 

  • Antenatal midwifery care:  Antenatal visits in own home (or other nominated location) from 32 weeks gestation. Visits include booking appointment and a birth talk – these visits are in addition to you accessing standard NHS midwifery care. 
  • Labour and Birth midwifery care: Attendance at your birth at your nominated location, including early labour assessment, full midwifery care if you choose a homebirth or support and advocacy in hospital. Includes waterbirth and active birth.
  • Postnatal midwifery care: Postnatal care for the first 10 days following the birth of your baby.  Approx 5 visits over 10 days (as required).  Care includes personal breastfeeding support and newborn blood spot screening.  This package does not include the Newborn Examination (we can arrange this for an additional fee).
  • Unlimited, 24/7 access to us via telephone and/or email for the duration of your care.

 

Sapphire package £5900 - Our complete package

 

  • Booking appointment from early pregnancy (approx 2 hours)
  • Birth talk at 36 weeks (approximately 2-3 hours) 
  • Antenatal midwifery care:  Care bespoke to your own needs in your own home (or other nominated location) between the booking date and the onset of labour. 
  • Labour and Birth midwifery care: Attendance at your birth at your nominated location, including early labour assessment, full midwifery care if you choose a homebirth or support and advocacy in hospital. Includes waterbirth, active birth and examination of the newborn.  
  • Postnatal midwifery care: Postnatal care in your own home, hospital or other nominated location during the 4 week period following your birth, with frequent visits in the first week and extended postnatal support thereafter.  Includes personal breastfeeding support and newborn blood spot screening.
  • Referral to Consultant NHS Obstetrician if necessary.
  • Unlimited, 24/7 access to us via telephone and / or email for the duration of your care. 

 

Ruby package - Postnatal care only (10 days) - £900 (one off payment)

 

  • Postnatal midwifery care: Daily visits in your own home, hospital or other nominated location for first 3 days following the birth, then further visits on day 7 and day 10.   
  • Unlimited 24/7 access to us via phone and/or email for the duration of your care.  
  • Personal breastfeeding support for the duration of your care.
  • Newborn blood spot screening provided.

 

Amethyst package - 4 weeks postnatal care £1500 (one off payment)

 

  • Individualised postnatal care with frequent visits in the first week and extended postnatal support for 4 weeks from your own dedicated midwives (approx 10-12 visits)
  • Convenient appointment times
  • Unlimited 24-7 access to your midwife via phone /email
  • Personal breastfeeding support
  • Newborn blood spot screening provided

 

Top up or one off appointments (from £150)

 

  • Breastfeeding support only: £150 per visit
  • Tongue tie: £150-£200 (depending upon location) with follow up visit if required
  • One-off antenatal appointment:  £150
  • One-off postnatal appointment: £150
  • NIPE examination (newborn & infant physical examination): £160-£200 depending on location

Please note that we accept a range of payment mechanisms including a standing order for the instalment option.  We offer interest free payments, with the fee paid in full by 37 weeks gestation.  

 

Your fee covers all our care, full professional indemnity insurance as well as loan of TENS machine and any of our extensive book collection.  We can also arrange all  NHS blood and screening tests, entonox (at additional cost), also ultrasound scans, either privately (at additional cost) or through the NHS.