Leeds Homebirth Meetings 2021

Leeds Homebirth Support Group still meets every second Sunday of the month, although due to the ongoing situation these meetings are online at present. The group is very active on the Facebook page with families providing support, friendship and sharing experiences around the clock. If you have a query or a worry you can guarantee that…

Some Useful Facts and Stats on Home Birth

NHS Choices provide a useful list of advantages to having Home Birth on their website (see below). The advantages of giving birth at home include: being in familiar surroundings where you may feel more relaxed and able to cope you don’t have to interrupt your labour to go into hospital you will not need to…

Books on Pregnancy, Birth, and Beyond

Books on Pregnancy, Birth, and Beyond recommended by Leeds Homebirth Support Group Members. Ina May’s guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin  Bump: How to make, grow and birth a baby by Kate Evans Active Birth by Janet Balaskas How to Have a Baby: Mother-Gathered Guidance on Birth and New Babies by Natalie Meddings Why…

You can refer yourself to the Leeds Homebirth Team

If you would like to recieve maternity care from the Leeds Homebirth Team then you can now self refer at any stage in your pregnancy by emailing: leedsth-tr.homebirth@nhs.net Please provide your full name, address, telephone number, date of birth, NHS number, GP, number of previous pregnancies (if any), and your estimated due date. The team…

Made in Leeds

Made in Leeds is a local television station serving Leeds and West Yorkshire. They recently visited the Leeds Loves Home Birth Group to meet up with midwives, parents and children to discuss the benefits of having a home birth.

 

Worth a read

The Leeds Homebirth Support Group have been sharing a number of articles on their Facebook page over the last few months.

Here are a few hand-selected articles well worth a read;

14th January – Next Meeting

We are meeting on the 14th January at 10:00. *** PLEASE NOTE, CHECK NEW ADDRESS *** An opportunity to get together and talk all things Homebirth over tea, coffee and cake. If you’d like to bake then cake is always welcome! We appreciate a donation to cover the cost of hiring the room and promotion…

12th November – Leeds Home Birth Group

We are meeting on the 12th November at 10:00. *** PLEASE NOTE, CHECK NEW ADDRESS *** An opportunity to get together and talk all things Homebirth over tea, coffee and cake. If you’d like to bake then cake is always welcome! We appreciate a donation to cover the cost of hiring the room and promotion…

Cristyn’s Birth Story

So I’m sat writing our birth story one month on which I’ve now realized is far to long to wait as everything is now a complete blur! Hopefully we’ll manage to get an accurate account of events together! From very early on in my pregnancy I had decided that I wanted a homebirth and my…