Joanna & Emily

Joanna & Emily are experienced independent private midwives, passionate about supporting women to have a positive experience of pregnancy, birth and the early weeks with a new baby.

We are independent private midwives Joanna & Emily working together under the collective of Riverside Midwives.

Our philosophy is to provide women with a high standard of individualised, safe, supportive care. Within which options are explained and explored, and choices respected leading to a positive experience of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.

We are both registered and governed by the NMC: Nursing and Midwifery Council. We are insured under the PRISM indemnity scheme. Cover is for £15M and as such is deemed to meet the NMC requirements of appropriate and adequate. PRISM is a branch of UK Birth Centres a CQC registered company.

We are based in Windsor and offer care within a 1hr radius across Berkshire, Surrey, Buckinghamshire, West and South West London.

Private Midwife

Complete Care Package

Complete Care Package includes:

An initial booking appointment; a full medical history is taken, your plans and options for your pregnancy and birth are discussed.

Antenatal appointments at home; blood pressure check, urine test, listen to baby’s heartbeat and assess position & size plus an opportunity to discuss your wellbeing and any concerns you might have; visits are individualised but will usually be at 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 34, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40 weeks and weekly thereafter until birth.

An extended birth preparation session at around 36 weeks gives you and your birth partner an opportunity to discuss your birth options, what to expect from labour and birth, your preferences in a variety of circumstances plus how to prepare for the postnatal period and feeding your baby. Labour and birth midwifery care; on call for your birth from 37 weeks of pregnancy, early labour assessment and attendance at your birth from us at home or in hospital, giving you one-to-one support and continuity of care throughout.

Postnatal appointments; frequent visits in the first week, including intensive feeding support, tongue-tie assessment and division (if appropriate) weight checks and any screening tests required for your baby. We also provide physical checks for you and emotional support during the transition into parenthood. Continued visits until your baby reaches four weeks.

Appointments are at a time convenient to you, at home, lasting as long as you need giving us time to build a close and trusting relationship. By the time you go into labour we will have an in-depth understanding of your needs and will be your constant support.

You also have access to us 24 hours a day, 7 days a weeks via phone, email or text throughout your care.

£5800

Antenatal Care only

Antenatal appointments at home; blood pressure check, urine test, listen to baby’s heartbeat and assess position & size plus an opportunity to discuss your wellbeing and any concerns you might have; visits are individualised but will usually be at 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 34, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40 weeks and weekly thereafter until birth.

Appointments are at a time convenient to you, at home, lasting as long as you need giving us time to build a close and trusting relationship. By the time you go into labour we will have an in-depth understanding of your needs and will be your constant support.

You also have access to us 24 hours a day, 7 days a weeks via phone, email or text throughout your care.

£2000

Postnatal Care only

Postnatal appointments; frequent visits in the first week, including intensive feeding support, tongue tie assessment and division (if appropriate) weight checks and any screening tests required for your baby. We also provide physical checks for you and emotional support during the transition into parenthood.Continued visits until your baby reaches four weeks.

Appointments are at a time convenient to you, at home, lasting as long as you need giving us time to build a close and trusting relationship. By the time you go into labour we will have an in-depth understanding of your needs and will be your constant support.

You also have access to us 24 hours a day, 7 days a weeks via phone, email or text throughout your care.

£1600

Antenatal and Postnatal Care Package combined

Antenatal appointments at home; blood pressure check, urine test, listen to baby’s heartbeat and assess position & size plus an opportunity to discuss your wellbeing and any concerns you might have; visits are individualised but will usually be at 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 34, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40 weeks and weekly thereafter until birth.

Postnatal appointments; frequent visits in the first week, including intensive feeding support, tongue-tie assessment and division (if appropriate) weight checks and any screening tests required for your baby. We also provide physical checks for you and emotional support during the transition into parenthood. Continued visits until your baby reaches four weeks.

Appointments are at a time convenient to you, at home, lasting as long as you need giving us time to build a close and trusting relationship. By the time you go into labour we will have an in-depth understanding of your needs and will be your constant support.

You also have access to us 24 hours a day, 7 days a weeks via phone, email or text throughout your care.

£3500

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