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Home Birth Service

We have a dedicated homebirth team. The option of home birth will be discussed at the time of your first booking appointment. If you are planning to have your baby at home you can self refer to the team by emailing rbft.homebirthteam@nhs.net or ask your community midwife to make a referral. Once we have received your details we endeavour to make contact within 7 working days. After this time we will allocate you a named midwife, and we will make arrangements to see you at home for your antenatal care. A detailed discussion will take place from 34-36 weeks regarding having your baby at home.

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Staff details

Home Birth Team lead:  Gemma Garstang
Matron:  Jean Sangha
Consultant Midwife:  Louise Perkins
Director of Midwifery:  Gill Valentine

Useful Contacts

Community Midwives
Maternity Block
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Craven Road

Tel: 0118 322 8059

Tel: 0118 949 5129

Tel: 01635 273387


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