Private Practice Midwives

In 2017 Westmead Hospital welcomed visiting private practice midwives. Private Midwives can book women into Westmead Hospital and provide midwifery care for those women who choose to give birth in Westmead hospital or transfer into the hospital from a planned homebirth. The private practice midwives with admitting rights are listed below.


Ashlee AnslowAshlee Anslow - Services Penrith/Western Sydney to Bathurst/Central Tablelands

Services include:

πŸŒ€ Antenatal Care
πŸŒ€ Intrapartum
πŸŒ€ Postnatal Care

I have been a Registered Nurse and Midwife for over 10 years. I have worked in a variety of settings including caseload practice, tertiary as well as rural centres. I am passionate about physiological birth and working with women and their families to get the knowledge and education to work with their bodies throughout pregnancy, labour and birth.




Phone: 0423 974 289

Email: info@thebirthingtreemidwifery.com.au
Web: thebirthingtreemidwifery.com.au
Facebook: @thebirthingtreemidwifery
Instagram: @thebirthingtreemidwifery

Gail_Birth_Time_PicGail Colquhoun - Gail services the Northern Beaches of Sydney and Surrounding Areas

Services include:

πŸŒ€ Homebirth
πŸŒ€ Antenatal Care
πŸŒ€ Postnatal Care
πŸŒ€ Breastfeeding Support
πŸŒ€ Infant Massage

As a Homebirth Midwife, Clinical Educator, Midwifery Academic & Researcher, I have a career that spans 24 years and across two continents (Scotland and Australia). With knowledge and experience in all aspects of antenatal, birthing and postnatal care, I understand that every woman, couple, pregnancy, birth, baby & postnatal journey are unique. As midwives, we play an integral part in providing safe, holistic & effective, evidence-based midwifery care, along-with support & education, across the continuum.

Phone: 0457 526 277

Email: gail@thenestinghub.com.au
Web: www.thenestinghub.com.au
Instagram: @thenestinghub
Facebook: @TheNestingHub

Robyn DempseyRobyn Dempsey - Robyn is located in North Ryde

Services include:

πŸŒ€ Homebirth
πŸŒ€ Antenatal Care
πŸŒ€ Postnatal Care
πŸŒ€ Lactation Support
πŸŒ€ Monthly group meetings in my home

I have always believed that women deserve to give birth in a calm, undisturbed environment, supported by those who believe in them and surrounded by love. Every woman is an individual, and every pregnancy journey is different, bringing new challenges. As a midwife with over 30 years of experience attending women for their pregnancy, birth and postnatal journey, I bring knowledge and caring to the birth space. I have three children and one grandchild, all born at home, with the gentle care of a midwife.

Phone: 0412 678 765

Email: midwiferobyn@optusnet.com.au
Web: midwiferobyn.com

Emma FitzpatrickEmma Fitzpatrick - Emma Services the Hawkesbury, Penrith and lower Mountains

Services include:

πŸŒ€ Homebirth
πŸŒ€ Antenatal Care
πŸŒ€ IBCLC/ Lactation Consultant
πŸŒ€ Postnatal Care

I have been a Midwife since 2001, and transitioned into private practice in 2011. I am honoured to share the journey with women, through pregnancy, birth and the postpartum, whilst providing continuity of Midwifery care. I work in partnership with other private Midwives to ensure that Women have a known second Midwife for the duration of their pregnancy, birth and postpartum period.

Phone: 0432 724 103

Email: emma@hawkesburymidwife.com
Web: www.hawkesburymidwife.com
Facebook: Hawkesbury Midwife
Instagram: @hawkesbury_midwife

Jo Hunter - Jo services the area of Sydney and the Blue Mountains.

Services Include:

πŸŒ€ Homebirth
πŸŒ€ Antenatal Care
πŸŒ€ Postnatal Care
πŸŒ€ Lactation Support
πŸŒ€ Monthly group meetings in my home

I believe that pregnancy and birth is a normal life event and is an integral part of family life. I have been fortunate to work in partnership with pregnant and birthing families for over 20 years, and exclusively as a midwife in private practice since 2009. I feel passionately that women have the right to informed choice and decision making and informed consent. All care is provided in the woman’s home at a time that is convenient for her and her family.."

Phone: 0412 315 228

Email: midwifejo@bigpond.com
Web: www.midwifejo.com.au
Instagram: @MidwifeJoHunter


Chantele LetertreChantele Letertre - Chantele is based in the lower blue mountains and services the Blue Mountains, Sydney and the Surrounds.

Services include:

πŸŒ€ Homebirth
πŸŒ€ Prenatal
πŸŒ€ Breastfeeding support

Chantele is an experienced midwife in private practice providing pregnancy, birth and postnatal care for women and their families choosing both home and hospital birth.



Phone: 0414 805 736

Email: midwife.chantel@gmail.com
Web: www.midwifetomother.com.au
Facebook: @midwifetomother
Instagram: @midwife_to_mother

Cara McDonaldCara McDonald - Cara services the Blue Mountains and Western Sydney.

Services include:

πŸŒ€ Antenatal Care
πŸŒ€ Postnatal Care
πŸŒ€ Homebirth
πŸŒ€ Lactation Support

I am passionate about women having access to a midwife of their choosing to walk with them on the life changing journey through pregnancy and birth to parenthood. I am committed to giving pregnant women confidence in their innate ability to birth their babies in an environment in which they feel nurtured, supported, and safe, wherever that may be.

Phone: 0421 210072

Email: midwifecara@gmail.com
Web: www.midwifecara.com.au
Facebook: @caramcdonaldmidwifery
Instagram: @caramcdonaldmidwifery

Teena WelshTeena Welsh - Teena services The Hawkesbury, The Hills District, Western Sydney, Penrith and lower Mountains

Services include:

πŸŒ€ Antenatal Care
πŸŒ€ Homebirth
πŸŒ€ Hospital birth in collaboration with a woman centred Private Obstetrician
πŸŒ€ Postnatal care

I believe having a baby is a very special life event and feel it’s an absolute privilege to partner women and their families through this transition to mother/parenthood. I am passionate about providing women centred, individualized care, through pregnancy, labour, birth and the postpartum. I work in partnership with other private Midwives to ensure that women have a known second Midwife for birth.


Phone: 0416 070 545

Email Midwifeteena@gmail.com
Web: www.thebirthingtreemidwifery.com.au
Facebook: @Hawkesbury Midwife
Instagram: @hawkesbury_midwife