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Welcome to Womb & Bloom

A collective of pregnancy, birth and postnatal practitioners

Our driving passion is to offer a person centred approach for each new parent. You will be the centre of Womb & Bloom as you step over the threshold into parenthood. We offer continuity of care packages to protect, prepare and expand your understanding, but most importantly, to listen intently as you slowly bloom as new parents.

Pregnancy & Postpartum pactitiones
Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Victoria's own experiences called her to change career to work in the field of birth work, to be a presence for women, people & couples in their pregnancy & birth. Victoria appreciated the sense of a village of support and founded Womb & Bloom to form a collective of gorgeous birthkeepers to offer packages, services & lots more.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Roz was inspired by the support received both antenatally and postnatally at the Active Birth Centre, particularly from Lynn Murphy. It made such a difference that she changed careers, training in both antenatal and postnatal teaching and support and also set up and ran Whittington Maternity Voices Partnership for many years.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Anna is a calming, caring, passionate and experienced birth & postnatal doula & wonderful cook! After 10 years of working in the NHS as a Therapy Technician, Anna left to study, firstly for a Health and Human Sciences Diploma, followed by a year of midwifery practice. She has supported many women in pregnancy and labour, gained invaluable experiences and insight.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Yolande is a London based yoga teacher, doula, holistic therapist and ritualistic space holder specialising in pregnancy, postpartum, womb health, rites of passage and earth and moon honouring ceremonies. Yolande has over 15 years of working with individuals holistically and offers accessible in person and online spaces for her clients to practice nourishing and nurturing yoga sequences, deep healing through medicine and ceremony, and has the immense honour to witness life and families being born through her many years of offering support as a birth and postnatal doula.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Kate's background has been across many fields. A nurse, health visitor, infant feeding specialist and Thai yoga practitioner, but Kate kept getting drawing her back to birth work and the postpartum period of new motherhood. Her skills as a Craniosacral therapist have been inspired by her past and love of pregnancy, birth and mother/person and baby.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Regina understands a tongue tie divider & lactation consultant can make a huge difference to a new mothers breastfeeding journey. She is a passionate and dedicated practitioner and IBCLC consultant supporting families at home and in a clinic in North London. Regina has also worked as an NHS and Independent midwife for many years.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Sue is also a passionate and loving postnatal doula and massage practitioner. Sue's massage treatments are a blend of holistic oil based massage & Shiatsu techniques. They are specially designed to support you through the physical and emotional demands of pregnancy and the postnatal period. The oil based massage works on releasing muscular tension, stretches tight muscle fibres, stimulates blood and lymph circulation and calms the nervous system which aids mental as well as physical relaxation. She has worked in the birth field for many years in home & hospital settings.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Nadya Mousawi

Nadya is a dedicated postnatal doula and fabulous baker/cook. The support Nadya provides is tailored to each individual. Some families opt for daily support and then reduce it when ready, other find two days per week is enough. You will discuss this together to make a plan that best suits you with an aim to empower you to navigate your journey with grace and confidence.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Lynn has a hypnotic presence and a gentle voice of experience, she has been in the field of pregnancy, birth and motherhood for over 25 years. A space holder for all stages of womanhood through the medium of embodied yoga and breath awareness that allows woman to feel more at home in themselves. She is a Birth Debrief & a 3 Step Rewind Practitioner and offers Mother Mentoring & Support. You may know Lynn from her time as the former Co-Director of the Active Birth Centre that closed in 2020.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Sara is a full spectrum doula that supports people and families through different transitions in life as a birth, postnatal and abortion doula. She trained as doula and set up Ancestral Birth after following her calling to birth work. She speaks Norwegian and Egyptian Arabic as well as English.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Aimee feels into everything and her presence is incredibly comforting, loving and deeply authentic. She is a birth and postnatal doula and doula teacher.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Augustina is a birth keeper and doula with a passion for undisturbed, physiological birth. She left med school on my 5th year after realising we are putting our power too much outside of ourselves. Since then, the journey has been about going within and within. Augustina also work with the Germanic New Medicine paradigm. Spanish & English

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Kemi is the queen of experience, information, evidence based facts and knowledge around all things pregnancy and birth. We are honoured to share her wisdom here at W&B. Kemi provides services to women and families seeking more than the conveyor-belt style of care and education is currently provided. As well as working with first-time mothers-to-be, Kemi can help people unravel their thoughts regarding previous births.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Sarah has a relaxing and nonjudgmental presence that allows people to feel fully supported when working with her. Her wealth of knowledge aids in guiding people to get their mind & body working in harmony. She believes this should be done at peoples own pace to allow for permanent change.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Green Turtle First Aid is run by registered Paramedic Elad and provides accredited First Aid courses, teaching everything you’d need to know to handle an emergency situation for both birth keepers and new parents. Elad has a wealth of experience and has a gentle, calm and confident approach to his work. We are thrilled Elad is part of the W&B collective offering his courses and training to us and you.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Gokce is a Psychic, Reiki Master and a Medium. She does energy healing sessions using Reiki and her psychic skills to open energy blockages, find out the root causes and to lighten up the soul. Due to 20 years of experience and being a mother herself, she has deep knowledge on pregnancy, birth, fertility or loss where she can help you to elevate and heal your energy, your subconscious and emotional blockages such as trauma as well as physical problems. Her sessions is also great for pain or stress management.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Emma is a wonderful, very experienced & understanding Acupuncturist & Shiatsu practitioner with 30 years in practice. Specialising in fertility, IVF, pregnancy and childbirth, Emma is calming and supportive, and able to offer her extensive wisdom as you journey to blooming as a new parent.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Romy offers antenatal birth preparation, birth support, and postnatal care. She trained under Dr Gowri Motha as a Gentle Birth Method Practitioner, incorporating self-hypnosis, visualisations and Creative Healing massage fear-releasing techniques into her practise. She is also a Birthlight-trained perinatal yoga teacher and an Ecstatic Birth practitioner.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Vicky is a birthkeeper, homeopath and herbalist specialising in women's wellbeing and peri-natal health. Empassioned by a recognition that the empowered feminine, experiencing optimal reproductive health and birth are the foundation of nurturing families and communities.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Carlotta’s first training was in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy (ACP). Alongside her private work, she has over 10 years of experience in working for the NHS in a variety of settings.She specialises in under-5s work, the postpartum, and in supporting mothers and parents navigate the transitions through pregnancy, birth and parenthood. Carlotta is also an INNATE Postpartum Care Practitioner. She believes in prevention, her aim being to support and empower parents and parents to be starting with pregnancy and birth.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Sarah has a relaxing and nonjudgmental presence that allows people to feel fully supported when working with her. Her wealth of knowledge aids in guiding people to get their mind & body working in harmony. She believes this should be done at peoples own pace to allow for permanent change.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Thomasina has the most nurturing and loving presence. She is a highly experienced breastfeeding supporter & IBCLC lacation consultant within the private & NHS fields. Thomasina will support you from the very start of your feeding journey, offer advice, signposting and information to leave you feeling confident and supported.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Niamh has been a chartered physiotherapist since 2003 and worked as a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with people of all ages within the NHS and private practice for many years. Women’s health has been her sole passion for the last 10 years and to help women with obstetric and postnatal related conditions get back on track.

Independent Midwife Nadia Abououf

Tara is a very gentle & experienced birth worker and a mother of 4. She has a passion for all things related to fertility, pregnancy, birth and beyond. She specialises in women's health, and offers acupuncture, massage (and combination treatments) and placenta encapsulation.

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