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One to One understand how special and unique each individual pregnancy, birth and antenatal journey is. We love sharing these moments and memories with you.

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Not as planned

06-Aug-2018

I went into labour on Saturday 14th April 2018 at about four in the morning, after my waters had broke. I rang my midwife, Gail Brennan to let her know. At the time I was excited, yet nervous as I was expecting my first baby. I had planned a home..

Lovely and Quick Homebirth

04-Jul-2018

As soon as I found out I was pregnant I knew I wanted a home birth, after not having a very nice experience with my first after she was born in hospital and I'm so glad I did! Kate was extremely supportive and talked me and my partner through eve..

Baby Stanley Rod

28-Jun-2018

At my first home visit back in August, I was taken aback by the service that One to One deliver; regular home visits and scans available in the shopping centre that I like to go to has been brilliant. I have never stayed in a hospital and th..

Perfect home water birth

01-Jun-2018

I honestly cannot thank the team at One to One Ellesmere Port for all they have done for me, my partner and my little boy. I had never heard of One to One before and neither had any of my friends or family so when I found out I was pregnant ..

Fast first home delivery

01-Jun-2018

We moved to a new area when I was 34 weeks pregnant with our first baby. I have always wanted a home birth and I found One-to-One by googling 'Home birth Colchester'. I self-referred to the service and we were allocated our midwife Ming shor..

Utterly in debt

21-May-2018

I fell pregnant only 6 months after giving birth to my first child. I waited so long for a living child, I had experienced ten years of infertility and baby loss but was blessed with my rainbow baby in December 2016. It was a very traumatic b..

Finally the birth I wanted

15-May-2018

Finding out I was pregnant with baby number 3 was both wonderful and absolutely terrifying. My second baby, my daughter, had passed away from a genetic condition 5 month’s previously and we wanted to have this baby tested to see if they had..

My pregnancy, labour and birth story

02-May-2018

We found out that we were expecting in July 2017, as soon as I accepted this (I was in shock that it had happened so fast) I emailed One to One Midwives. My sister had used them in her pregnancy and she couldn't rate them higher! I liked that the..

Homebirth Decision

02-May-2018

So, my perfect little boy is 3 months old now and finally tonight sitting down and looking at him I decided to write this. I was given a leaflet at an early scan about One to One and decided I would have a look into it. Anyway, I called One ..

Why I loved my One to One experience

25-Apr-2018

The experience I have had with One to One has been absolutely amazing. My midwife, Emma Siddle has been outstanding from the word go and I can’t thank her enough for her constant support, advice and general patience. Since day one of m..


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