It is my absolute pleasure to welcome you to The Mother Box. We hope you find the knowledge and guidance here to support you on your journey to motherhood.
I have been a registered midwife for 10 years, starting my career at a large London hospital as a case loading midwife and then in the community, specialising in teenage pregnancy and infant development with the Family Nurse Partnership.
The name ‘midwife’ literally means ‘with women’ and that sums up everything I have held dear during my career working with women as they grow, birth and nurture their new infants. Having a baby is incredible, I always think it is nothing short of a miracle. To think our bodies have the ability to actually make another human being from scratch is just amazing. We all see the physical changes because they are usually obvious, but we don’t always recognise what is happening inside their body and mind as they adapt to their brand new role as a Mother. Over the last decade it has been such an honour for me to care for women during this pivotal time in their life.
I have taken my passion for supporting parents- to-be further in recent years, and have specialised in antenatal education and hypnobirthing. I am a member of the association of Hypnobirthing Midwives. When it comes to motherhood, I believe with a passion that knowledge is power. The birth of a baby changes everything and we need to support and empower women on this incredible journey.
When I’m not teaching or packing up our lovely boxes, you can find me enjoying life living by the sea with my husband Dan, and our young children, Toby, Ivy and Wilfred.www.candidmidwife.com