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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 ...

Family support

Join the BCT

Interested in meeting other families in Belgium, through activities in English? The BCT has over 1200 members from over 70 countries! Read more ...