Well-off mothers spend thousands on private midwives to avoid giving birth in hospital


Well-off mothers spend thousands on private midwives to avoid giving birth in hospital

Well-off mothers spend thousands on private midwives to avoid giving birth in hospital

9:30 AM on 15th August 2011

The number of mothers paying for private midwives to attend home births has tripled in the last eight years

The number of mothers paying for private midwives to attend home births has tripled in the last eight years

The Royal College of Midwives has warned that maternity units are at

The Royal College of Midwives has warned that maternity units are at “breaking point” as the birth rate had risen by 19 per cent in the past decade