Pregnancy, whether planned or a surprise undoubtedly evokes feelings of anxiety, concern and the hope for a straightforward journey to motherhood. My role is to ensure that you and your baby achieve optimal well being during preconception, pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period. I believe that pregnancy and birth, whilst normal processes, do require specialist management. Intervention is occasionally required but is only initiated following open communication and informed consent. I encourage a collaborative approach to obstetric care and will work together with you and your partner to facilitate a safe pregnancy and birth. It is an honour to join with you and your support people in this very special time. I look forward to sharing the journey with you. Welcome to the practice!
What happens at your first visit?
After your pregnancy is confirmed by your GP, you will require a referral to Kate. Typically, your first 'booking in' visit will occur at around 8-10 weeks. At this appointment you will have an ultrasound, medical assessment and a chance to ask questions and discuss your expectations. This is an excellent opportunity to begin to explore your birth preferences.
Women's health needs require expert assessment and management.
You can be assured of Kate's caring and professional manner when dealing with your sensitive and private health concerns. Longer consultation times are designed to ensure that you feel listened to and to facilitate the formulation of a treatment plan to address not only your health issue, but the impact your recovery will have on your lifestyle and your relationships.
What services do we offer?
- Operative gynaecology including laparoscopy and continence procedures
- Office gynaecology including colposcopy, LLETZ, insertion of intrauterine devices and management of vulval conditions
- Fertility investigation and management
- Adolescent Gynaecology