Stories of Leeds

Read about women's experiences of using maternity services in Leeds

Alison was determined to have a VBAC (Vaginal Birth after Caesarean) and discovered the newly opened Lotus Alongside midwifery led unit at the LGI could offer the right care and support she needed.

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Steph shares her experience of her second trimester this includes knowing the gender of the baby and taking a short holiday abroad...

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Calire shares her experience of having a home birth and how much it meant to her and her family

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Megan shares her experience of having a home birth and why it appealed to her

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Kirsten tells us about her experiences of having two home births

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Find out why Emily decided to have two home births for her two boys

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Being on your own terms, in your own environment and support from the homebirth team gave Jimmy and his wife confidence in having two home births

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Jonathan talks about why his wife wanted a home birth and felt it was safe, as well as having the calm experience at home and how their other two children could meet the new arrival immediately

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