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Independent midwife

An independent midwife can offer a holistic approach to your journey to becoming a parent. Read more about what an independent midwife can do for you during pregnancy, birth and in the postnatal period.

Teams of Brussels-based midwives

In Brussels there are several teams of independent midwives, many of whom speak English. Teams include: 

Especially popular within the expat community, English midwife Jo Everatt offers postnatal support and is also an IBCLC lactation consultant. 


Professional unions of midwives

      • Union professionnelle des sages-femmes belges – professional union of Belgian midwives (francophone) (website in French, but you can find details of midwives per language/region/specialty)

      • Flemish midwives association (website in Dutch; you can find details of midwives per region)



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the village does not offer medical advice - for that you need to ask your care provider.

Information sessions

Interested in attending an information session about having a baby in Belgium, where you can meet other soon-to-be parents, ask questions, share information and discuss options?  Read more ...