Looking for an 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:
Zwanger in Brussel www.zwangerinbrussel.be (website in English, French and Dutch)
Maison de la naissance
www.maisondelanaissance.be/contacts.htm (website in French, but if you click on the name of a midwife you can see the languages she speaks)
www.naissance-amala.be/en (website in English, French and Dutch)
Bolle buik - serving Brussels and the east side of Flemish Brabant (see map on their website for the area served)
www.bollebuik.be (website in English and Dutch)
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)
www.sage-femme.be/parents/trouver-une-sage-femme/ (website in French, but you can find details of midwives per language/region/specialty)
- Flemish midwives association
www.vlov.be (website in Dutch; you can find details of midwives per region)