Please note:

 We make every effort to ensure that the details are up to date, but sometimes the contact details may have changed. The purpose of this Directory is to guide you to some local providers of maternity-related services. Inclusion in this Directory does not necessarily imply endorsement of the service by the Birth Options Team. We suggest that you make contact with those of interest to find out more for yourself.

Obstetricians who support Birth Options Midwifery Team 

Melomed Tokai Hospital
Dr. Belete Woldu : 021 7125144
Dr. Aneeqah Hendricks : 021 7122691
Mowbray Maternity Hospital ( home birth back up only)

Midwife-lead Antenatal Classes

Name Phone Website Area
Susan Lees 0217619623 Plumstead
Angela Wakeford 0731660876 Fish Hoek
Joann Lugt 0215315422 Pinelands
Emma Numanoglu 0834558338 Rondebosch
Heather Wood 0725488506 Rondebosch & Mouille Point
Pippa Hime  0721841396 Bergvliet
Connie Fraser 0214650346 Oranjezicht


Birth Preparation Classes

Name Phone Company Area
Charlene Yared-West 0822230549 Cape Town & Surrounds
Kim Young 0730856645 Northern Suburbs
Nicolette Hadden 0828714856  Cape Town & Surrounds
Robyn Sheldon 0217120298 Stellenbosch
Amy Mongie 0725514287 Hout Bay


Antenatal and Postnatal Yoga

Name Phone Website Area
Harriet Came 078 1075070 Cape Town & Surrounds
Gayle Friedman 082 9584801  Cape Town & Surrounds
Sian Williams 0828889160 Cape Town & Surrounds


Well Baby Clinic

Name Contact Website Area
Bowwood Baby Clinic 0216745521 Claremont
Heather Wood 0725488506  Mouille Point & Rondebosch
Penny Barnard 0217613408 Claremont
Helen du Plessis 0726440931  Hout bay
Lydia du Toit 0216968571 Rondebosch East
Conni Fraser 0214650346 Vredehoek
Alex Turner 0214380020 Camps Bay
Heather Mylne 0828528761 New Beginnings Meadowridge
Sharon Wewege 0834628696 New Beginnings Meadowridge


Breastfeeding Support

Name Contact Website
Emma Numanoglu 0216892222
Heather Wood 0725488506
Anette Bing 0843671005
Angela Buck 0849810232
Ruth Katzman (Physiotherapist) 0828648282
Nasiera Sait (Physiotherapist) 0216970191
Milk Donation  0216595599



Name Contact Website
Lana Peterson 073 5149754
Gayle Friedman 082 9584801
Charlene Yared-West 0822230549
Harriet Came 078 1075070
Nicolette Hadden 082871485
Sian Williams 082 8889160
Joy King 0783611531
Sherelle Hamman 0716250390
WOMBS Women Offering Mothers Birth Support See doula directory at
Mama Bamba Way See doula directory at


Birth Pool Hire

Name Contact Website Area
Lana Petersen 0735149754 Southern Suburbs
Gayle Friedman 0829584801 Cape Town CBD and Northern Suburbs
Natasha Stadler 0622363359 Somerset West
Angela Wakeford 0217619623 Cape Town and Surrounds


Phototherapy – Home Therapy

Name Contact Website Area
Brigitte Williams 0824978929 Cape Town and Suburbs

Birth Photographers

We recommend that you hire a photographer who is a member of  The South African Birth Photographers Association:

Postnatal Support

Name Contact
The Parent Centre 0217620116
Postnatal Depression and Anxiety 0828820072
Helen Malgas 0732503416
Sheila Faure 0832505871
UCT Child Guidance Centre 0216503901



Name Contact
Tanya Botha 076 7033488
Peter Jones 021 4245030



Name Contact Area
Megan Hope 0724330523 City Bowl
Carla Marais 0870941883/0825549712 Claremont
Anna Keating 021 4230739 Vredehoek
Malcolm Taylor 021 6868238 Rondebosch
Robert Baker 021 6744451 Newlands
Regine Le Grand & Barry Birkett 021 7851758 Sunnydale
JJ. Farrell 021 4184611 Cape Town
Patrick Gardner 021 4331116 Seapoint
Elmi Black 0824449948 Noordhoek


Cranio Sacral Therapy

Name Contact
Integral Health 021 6853535
Sofie Rasmussen 021 4330498


Pelvic Floor Specialists

Name Contact Website Area
Physiotherapist Corina Avni 021 6831174 Claremont
Physiotherapist Lindsay Wallace Rondebosch
Women's Health Physiotherapy Group 021 5312717



Name Contact Area
Kerryn White 021 7824363 Fish Hoek
Michael Bloch 021 4341068
Renata Ziyp 021 4223789
Marie Jordi 021 7824449 Fish Hoek



Name Phone Area
Tamara 0822540163 Kloof Rd
Shaul Friedman 021 6969778 Rondebosch East
Vicky Hindmarch 021 5318644 Pinelands
Arnold Erasmus 074 1008954 Observatory
Lu Ann Epstein 083 2688352 Lakeside
Centre for Integrated Health 021 6834528