Meet Clare

Clare Kirby is a midwife with over 20 years experience; originally from England, she has been in NZ and living in Franklin since 2003.

Clare provides high quality midwife care for women living in Franklin area, supporting flexible pregnancy care, and helping to achieve a healthy outcome for both mother and baby.

Pregnancy is a normal life event and as such Clare’s work focuses to support primary birthing by helping to keep birth normal and safe, including home birth. Clare also believes in continuity, even if primary care is not how your pregnancy/birth works out. She has the experience to inform, advise and support mothers through their most incredible experience.

Under the group name of Franklin Midwives, she works with an experienced team including two excellent new graduate midwives who are well supported to contribute to your care.