Specialist Midwifery Teams

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Diabetes Specialist Team

Lead midwife: Sarah Beeharry

Alongside Consultant Obstetricians and other members of the multi-disciplinary team, our Specialist Diabetes Midwives provide comprehensive antenatal care to patients who have pre-existing diabetes or have developed gestational diabetes in pregnancy.

To contact the diabetes specialist midwives, please call 01895 279 678.

Homebirth Team

Lead midwife: Nicky Wilkins

Our small team of experienced homebirth midwives provide caseload antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care to those who wish to give birth at home.

If you are thinking of having a homebirth, or would like further information, please email thh.hillingdonhomebirthteam@nhs.net

Infant Feeding Team

Lead midwife: Julia Masdin

The Infant Feeding Team of midwives and maternity support workers is committed to providing specialist feeding support and education to new parents.

The team facilitates peer support sessions alongside health visitors in the community

If you are unable to attend these clinics or if you need further feeding advice, please call the Infant Feeding Team on 01895 279723 (Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm) or email  thh.infantfeeding@nhs.net .

For out of hours support call Maternity Triage on 01895 279054.

Parent Education Team

Lead midwife: Kavita Goreeba

‘Welcoming Our Baby’ antenatal classes are available free of charge, for those booked at Hillingdon maternity unit. The classes cover subjects including relaxation techniques, pain relief options and how to care for yourself and your baby in the antenatal and postnatal periods.

For more information or to book classes, please email  thh.welcomingourbaby@nhs.net .

Perinatal Pelvic Health Service Team

Lead midwife: Sara Field

Our Perinatal Pelvic Health Service (PPHS) team is made up of specialist pelvic health physiotherapists, midwives, nNurses and a consultant obstetrician. The team works collaboratively to provide a service to people experiencing pelvic health complications following childbirth. They also offer education, in pregnancy and beyond, about perineal care, pelvic floor exercises and bladder and bowel care.

If you think you need a referral to the PPHS team, contact your midwife, GP or email:  thh.perinatalpelvichealthservice@nhs.net

Professional Midwifery Advocate (PMA) Team

Lead midwife: Stephanie Greenaway

Our network of PMAs at Hillingdon are experienced midwives who wish to support and advocate for staff and service users alike. The team run monthly ‘Birth Reflections’ clinics to give parents the opportunity to talk and reflect on their pregnancy and birth experience at Hillingdon.

If you would like to book into the clinic or for more information, please email: t hh.hillingdonlisteningservice@nhs.net

Screening Team

Lead midwife: Katharine Allen

The maternity screening team ensures that all pregnant people are offered high quality and effective screening, in line with national guidance. The specialist team also counsels and supports parents with high risk or positive screening results.

The screening team also offers, for a fee, private Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT), which tests for Down’s Syndrome, Edwards’ Syndrome and Patau’s Syndrome.

To arrange a booking for an NIPT, please call:  01895 279453 (Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm).

Topaz Complex Needs Team

Lead midwife: Karen Phipps

The Topaz Team provides individualised antenatal and postnatal care to people with complex social needs and/or psychological needs, such as safeguarding, complex mental health issues, young people, alcohol and substance misuse, learning disabilities and people seeking asylum. The team works closely with social care, health visitors and other external professionals and partners.