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Hello

I’m Helen. I’m a UK Midwife living in Singapore. I understand the importance of preparing parents for their journey through pregnancy, childbirth and beyond. It can be a very exciting time but equally scary for some. Having someone to walk beside you on that journey, encouraging you, believing in you and educating you on the way can make you less fearful and accomplish things that you never thought possible.

My belief is that every birth should be a positive birth. All parents should be able to make informed decisions without being judged but feeling empowered and supported by their health care providers.

I have 25 years of midwifery experience ranging from high tech hospitals in Cambridge UK (as a midwifery sister) and Tianjin PROC to rural Congo mission hospital and community based care facilitating home births in the UK.

I love my work. I love working with people like you.

Please contact me if you would like me to walk that journey with you.

My Story

My career began by working alongside a nurse midwife in an African mission hospital and I embarked on my own nurse training in Jersey and Southampton in 1990. With 5+ years experience as a nurse behind me, I started training to be a midwife in Cambridge (UK) in 1996. With 25+ years of midwifery experience in 3 continents and having seen change in trends and practice, I have a plethora of tricks and tips.

No choice is right or wrong. Whatever choices you make, I can support you.

 

I moved to Singapore in 2018 with my husband and youngest son. Having taken 6 years break from practising as a midwife to support my first love - my husband through a start-up business and my sons through GCSE’s, A levels and IB, I was keen to return to my second love - midwifery.

 

I am passionate about empowering expectant parents to be the best that they can be. I believe that all parents should make informed choices when it comes to pregnancy and birth and will assist in helping them to do this.

My expertise is in unassisted birth and water births, having had 2 home water births myself and facilitated nearly 1000 unassisted births. I also have experience in high tech birth, birth after abuse, teenage pregnancy and birth, and pre and post marriage counselling.

I am Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (WHO & Unicef) trained. The initiative supports and promotes breastfeeding for the well-being of all mothers and babies.

Qualifications

Employment

Diploma (2020-2021)

Birth Doula
Childbirth International


Diploma (2001-2003)
Inter-Cultural Studies

Open University


BA Honours Degree (1996-1997)
Midwifery
Homerton School of Health Studies – Cambridge


Diploma (1990-1993)
Nursing Sciences - Adult
Jersey and Southampton Group Hospitals


Hospital and National Certificates (1988-1990)
Dental Surgery Assistant
University College Dental Hospital – London

Doula and maternity services provider (2020-present)
Love Birth Singapore

Beloved Bumps Singapore
 

Delivery Unit Midwife (2011-2014)
Jersey Channel Islands Maternity

 

Community Based team midwife (2008-2011)
Jersey Channel Islands Maternity

Delivered Jersey’s first home waterbirth.

Founder and lead midwife of prenatal clinic and private prenatal education (2005-2008)
International SOS Tianjin (PROC)

Rural clinic healthcare trainer and practitioner

Qinghai (PROC)

Community Based team midwife (2005)
Jersey Channel Islands Maternity

 

Delivery Unit Midwife (2000- 2005)
Rosie Hospital Cambridge

Following the birth of my first son, it was more appropriate for me to return to a hospital environment in order to accommodate my working hours and studies.
 

Community Midwifery Sister (1998 - 2000)
Focus team Cambridge

Following midwifery training, I was promoted to Sister within a year and was given the rare opportunity to work in the only team in Cambridge who aimed to provide 100% care to the women on their caseloads.

Co-founder of teenage pregnancy group.
 

Delivery Unit Midwife (1997 -1998)
Rosie (
Cambridge University Hospitals)

Plastic Surgery Nurse (1994 -1996)
Addenbrooke's (Cambridge University Hospitals)

 

Female Surgery Nurse (1993 -1994)
Jersey General Hospital

 

Dental Surgery Assistant – Head of Conservation Dept. (1990)
University College Dental Hospital London