Midwifery Services on the Wirral

At One to One we believe that every woman should have a midwife who can provide continuity of care throughout pregnancy, birth and up to 6 weeks postnatal.

Our midwives work as part of a small team of 4 to 6 midwives based in the community who liaise closely with all other NHS services to ensure you get the care you and your baby need.

Our midwives are available 7 days a week from 8am to 8pm for routine appointments and visits - in a community setting local to you or at home, and there will always be a midwife on 24 hour call for emergencies.

One to One Midwives are free to all NHS patients and are available under Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which covers, but is not limited to, the following areas:

  • Birkenhead
  • Wallasey
  • Bebington
  • Heswall
  • Hoylake
  • West Kirby

Care takes place in your homes (or location of your choice) at times to suit your needs and the vast majority of visits can take place in the evening or at weekends to ensure that your partners are also active participants in the care. There are no limits to the number of visits and you and midwife will agree how often the visits should take place to meet the individual needs of your family. 

Our service is completely free of charge and you can self refer to us in the following ways: 

Call us on: 0330 3309 121
Via our website: http://www.onetoonemidwives.org/enquiries
Via your GP

One to One at Bidston and St James Children’s Centre:

One to One Midwives Head Office is at Bidston and St James Centre, 344 Laird Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 7AL

What we offer:

  • Scanning
  • Parent Education Classes
  • Hypnobirthing

Scan clinics: Your One to One midwife will be able to give you further information on our scan clinics and will be responsible for booking your appointments.

Tongue-tie clinics: Information on Tongue Tie clinics and how to book can be found: http://www.onetoonemidwives.org/tongue-tie-information

In the community:

Information about the activities and events taking place across the Wirral can be found on our monthly What’s On timetable which you can download below or ask you midwife for a copy. 

Pre-Natal Fitness Class with Movement and Bloom: Starting on Thursday 20th April 2017 and running for 5 weeks. Class runs from 13:00 - 14:00 and will be taking place at St James Children Centre, 344 Laird Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 7AL
The class free to attend and is designed to incorporate a mixture of yoga and strength training to relieve common pregnancy discomforts and begin to prepare mum both physical and mental for birth. For more information visit the Movement and Bloom website at: www.movementandbloom.co.uk. For information on how to book onto the course, contact us on 0330 3309 121 or you can contact Natalie directly via her mobile number 07719947095 or email address: Movementandbloom@yahoo.com.

Busy Bee's preloved Sale: Saturday 22nd April 2017 from 10:00 - 12:00 at St Hilary's Church, Wallasey, Wirral, CH45 3NH
A nearly new sale of baby and toddler toys, equipment and clothes. An opportunity to pick up some great bargains. There will be refreshments available for a small donation. Admission: £1 entry, Children Free Parking: On road parking is available around the venue and of course One to One will be there to give you more information about the services we offer in your area!

Meet the midwife: Tuesday 2nd May 2017 from 18:00 - 20:00 at St James Children Centre, 344 Laird Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, Ch41 7AL
Come along to our 'Meet the Midwife' session to meet the team and also to hear the birth experiences from some of our One to One service users! These sessions are a great way to meet other mums (and dads are welcome too!) in a similar situation to you. Maybe you're new to the local area and don't have a support network close by and want to learn more about the services available to you.

Little Lambs Baby and Child First Aid Course: Saturday 13th May 2017 from 10:00 - 13:00 at St James Children Centre, 344 Laird Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 7AL
Having the knowledge and skills to be able to deal with an emergency situation can provide confidence, peace of mind and can ultimately save lives. Little Lamb’s will be holding a 3-hour first aid course focused on teaching parents and grandparents how to deal with emergency situations. The course is £25 per person and will include a free goody bag on completion. You can book a place on this course by visiting the Little Lambs website at: http://www.littlelambsfirstaid.co.uk/

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FAQs:

Where is St James centre located?

The full address for Bidston and St James Centre is 344 Laird St, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 7AL

Is the centre open at the weekend?

No, the centre opening hours are: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Unless you are attending our hypnobirthing or parent education course!

Can I call the centre to refer to the service?

Yes – call 0330 3309 121, you can fill in an online enquiry form here: http://www.onetoonemidwives.org/enquiries or ask your GP to refer you.

Can my One to One midwife deliver my baby at the hospital?

One to One Midwives will be unable to deliver your baby at the local hospital, but she can attend the birth and act as an advocate of support.

How do I book onto the One to One Hypnobirthing course?

To find out more about our hypnobirthing course and availability in your area, visit: http://www.onetoonemidwives.org/Hypnobirthing_Calendar

How do I book on to the Active Birth/Parent Education class?

To find out more about our Active Birth and Parent Education Classes, visit: http://www.onetoonemidwives.org/Parent_Education_classes