Wellington, Porirua or Kapiti Coast Lead Maternity Carer (LMC)
This section offers advice on finding a lead maternity carer (LMC) midwife and a downloadable list of midwives working in Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti
If you are in the Wellington, Porirua and Kapiti area and unable to find an LMC midwife from the list contact us via our online form or phone us on 0800 Find MW (0800 346 369).
If you are in the Hutt Valley, and unable to find an LMC midwife do not use our contact form, instead please ring 566 6999 ext 8163 for a referral to Hutt Community midwives team. Find more out about maternity services in the Hutt valley.
When you are pregnant a lead maternity carer (LMC) will work in partnership with you.
Your LMC can be a midwife, hospital team or a specialist obstetrician. You can register with an LMC as soon as you become pregnant, but you can also receive first trimester care (up until the 12th week of pregnancy) from a GP, even if they are not your LMC.
The Ministry of Health's HealthEd website provides further information about choosing a LMC.