Lynden Shanahan is a registered Midwife and has been providing LMC care to women for the last 14 years in a practice of like minded midwives.
Lynden works with a group of 5 midwives. Is married with 3 grown up children, 1 grandson and lives in Belmont, Auckland.
Her philosophy of practice is that pregnancy and child birth are normal and natural life events. Her clients are generally well women who she encourages to be proactive in their own health and self-care during pregnancy. She is happy to support women to birth at home, hospital or birthing centres and offers water births if desired.
- She embraces the use of complimentary therapies in pregnancy, for example acupuncture, massage, homeopathy, herbal preparations if her clients choose. Alternatively, she also works collaboratively with other health professionals should any complications of pregnancy, labour or birth arise. She strongly believes that educating women about childbirth and their life-long health is essential to their wellbeing. She encourages informed decision making and believes that education and shared information is the foundation to lifelong good health.
- She provides continuity of care, individualised support and education with an aim to providing an empowering birth experience.
- Her care is professional, holistic in nature, woman-centred and family friendly.