"Towards a
Positive Birth"

Valerie Gommon
BA (Hons) Woman's Health, RM
Independent Midwifery

"A complete midwifery service, designed to meet your needs"



and Birth Stories


Client Testimonials
Client Satisfaction Survey Results

"We're extremely glad that you were there with us throughout the whole process and having your help pre- and post-natally made a big difference to us as a family." C 2006

"How can we possibly begin to thank you enough? It's been a wonderful experience from start to finish. We will miss you and always remember you!" R 2006

"Our love and deep appreciation for all your helping, on-call support, much common sense, never ending smile and genuine care and warmth that we feel privileged you were able to offer us in the preparation, arrival and beginnings of our daughter ... as we begin our journey as parents our respect to your work is growing." T 2005

"Thank you for doing such a wonderful job and helping us have the birth that we wanted."
R 2005

"Having you as my midwife made a massive difference to the way I dealt with having my c-section". E 2005

"Thanks for everything you did to contribute to the safe arrival or Ephra. You really looked after us and the whole family. You gave us confidence and cared for the extended family too. Thank You." CH 2005

"Thank you so much for looking after us so well. I am so glad we decided to birth Daniel with your help. I am sure it would have been a different story if we had stayed inside the NHS." I 2006

"We loved having you as our midwife, and are so grateful to you for helping bring our baby into the world. We are sure working with you during the pregnancy was a key factor in everything going so smoothly." CMS 2006

“Thank you so much for your care and support over these last months. It has been so helpful and made all the difference to us all! We have really appreciated your kind and generous spirit. We will miss you as we graduate to independent parents! S 2007

“Thank you so much for all your help and support, it was greatly appreciated. You are a credit to your profession!” N 2007

“Thank you so much for all your care, wisdom, humour and kindness – you have made having Leo a wonderful experience and we will be so sad not to have you visiting anymore!” C 2008

“Thank you so much for all the amazing support and kindness you have given throughout my pregnancy, marathon labour and beyond! You went beyond the call of duty during my labour and were just a fantastic and lovely midwife.” L 2008

“Thank you so much for a fantastic birth experience and all the support you gave us during pregnancy. It was a truly special experience we shared that we will treasure forever.” A 2008

“I just wanted to say thank you for the wonderful birth experience you helped us to achieve on Friday. You made all the difference and we are so grateful.” J 2008

"I wanted to thank you again for your advice and for the part you played in giving me the confidence to trust my instincts and experience the wonder of a birth at home. Thank you!" CS 2010

“We are so thankful that you were here for our baby’s birth. No doubt it would have been a different story altogether without you. Your care has been first class and has helped us to enjoy the transition from four to five people in our family … when I had a 9lb breech baby at home!” RM 2010

"I first met you in 2006 at a Mother & Baby event when I was pregnant with my second son. You gave me advice about VBAC, but I had to have a second C-Section. Which I'm sad to say I'm still suffering with scar problems today - 4 years on! I then emailed you for advice with my 3rd pregnancy and you gave me web links and advice via email which I'm pleased to say was invaluable as I used everything you gave and ended with my perfect natural birth. You will always be my hero thankyou so much". LP 2011

Client Satisfaction Surveys

I believe it is important to audit my care on an on-going basis to evaluate where improvements can be made, these are the results of my most recent survey.

Antenatal Care – 93% gave 5/5

Labour and Birth Care - 88% gave 5/5

Postnatal Care – 82% gave 5/5

Client Feedback

I can’t find anything to fault you on!

The birth de-brief over the first few days was particularly helpful to me.

I am very pleased with your care.

Very thorough care. Excellent listening and very generous time provided at each visit.

Outstanding sensitivity and intuition as to how best look after the whole family.

I know you strive for excellence but from this I think you’re nearly there already!

You never hurried us or made us feel like you had better things to do. The best antenatal care we’ve ever had!

Excellent labour and birth care, never expected to have such a wonderful and satisfying experience.

Despite a very complicated history, you always provided plenty of information and supported our decisions. I’ve been recommending you to everyone I know!





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