Home Birth Providers in Ireland

HOME BIRTH PROVIDERS OF IN IRELAND (CORRECT AS OF 18th OCTOBER 2016)

SELF-EMPLOYED COMMUNITY MIDWIVES WORKING WITH THE NATIONAL HOME BIRTH SERVICE

This is a list of all the practising self-employed community midwives (SECM) known to be registered with the HSE, NMBI and having signed an MOU. Note: Some may only act as second midwives for certain times of the year.

Serving Co Cork

Ellmarie Coleman, Half-Way, Ballinhassig, Co. Cork, Tel: 087-878149 ellecoleman79@hotmail.com
Mary Cronin, ‘The Coven’, Melifontstown, Kinsale, Co Cork, Tel: 021- 772266 marycronin808@gmail.com

Elke Hasner, Kilnarovanagh, Toames, Macroom, Co Cork, Tel: 026-46312 elkehasner@gmail.com

Serving Greater Dublin, 

Niamh Bates, 3 Pacelli Avenue  Kilbarrack Dublin 13 Tel : 086 1556115 Nobates@gmail.com

Serving Greater Dublin, Co Wicklow, Co Kildare,  Co Meath,Co Louth, Co Carlow

Philomena Canning, 2 Blackwood Place, Ongar Chase,
Dublin 15  Tel: 087-2900017 sarahphilomena@gmail.com

Serving Co Dublin, Co Louth, Co Meath, Co Kildare

Colette Donnelly, 109 Collinswood, Collins Avenue,  Whitehall, Dublin 9 Tel: 01-836 7124 Tel: 086-1940812

Ciara O Reilly, 77 Donnycarney Rd, Dublin 9,  Tel: 086-407 0532 oreillce@tcd.ie

Nanni Schluenz,, 19 Westbrook Green, Balbriggan Co Dublin, Tel: 086-331 1531 nannisch@me.com

Serving Co Galway, Co Clare

Carmel Cronolly-McfaddenFrenchfort, Oranmore, Co. Galway, Tel: 091-787378, Tel: 086-842 4910  carmelmcfad@gmail.com

Serving Co Kerry

Sinéad Murphy. 8 Mountain View, Kilcummin, Killarney, Co. Kerry  Tel: 087-251493sineadmidwife@hotmail.com

Serving The Midlands

Brenda Campion O’Toole, Lauragh, Mountmellick, Co Laois Tel: 086-8328859  Bcampianotoole@gmail.com

Serving Co Tipperary, Co Limerick, Co Killkenny, Co Clare

 Helen Coe, Cloughjordan, Tipperary, Tel: 085-7666276 Helencoe.midwife@gmail.com

OTHER HOME BIRTH LISTS

http://communitymidwives.ie/

http://www.hse.ie/eng/services/list/3/maternity/homebirth.html

OTHER HOME BIRTH  SERVICES

Dublin (National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street) Domino Scheme, Phone Community Midwives 01 6373100

Wexford Maternity Unit Phone Sue Ryan 053 9153000

Waterford Domino/Home Birth Service Phone Janet Murphy 087 9243538

Downpatrick Area Phone Assumpta Morgan / Alison McDaid 02844 616995

FULLY PRIVATE HOME BIRTH SERVICE

A private home birth service is now available from Private Midwives Ireland. Costs for a full home birth service (from 12 weeks gestation to 6 weeks postpartum)  are currently €6,000. Costs for a home birth service from 20 weeks to 2 weeks postpartum are around €5,000. Costs for an add on homebirth to public hospital care from 36 weeks to 5 days postpartum are €3,500. Costs for HBAC clients may be slightly more.

Eligibility is not defined by the HSE s MOU. E.g. women who do not qualify under the HSE risk assessment for home birth within the National Home Birth Service have been delivered at home by this service.  This includes Home Birth after Cesarean. This service  is currently only available in limited areas of the country Phone Gail / Liz1800 937 119