Meet The Team – Midwife Amina
Midwife/ Course Leader
Amina is a qualified NHS midwife who lives in Hertfordshire with her husband and 4 children.
Over 13 years of experience working in the NHS in midwifery care based in large London teaching hospitals. Alongside her role in the NHS specialising in antenatal care and support, Amina is the Midwifery Manager at Tommy’s – The Baby charity providing advice, support and care around pregnancy health, wellbeing and expert advice focused on pregnancy and baby loss.
She has been with Nowbaby since 2019, initially as an antenatal educator and then since 2020 as the course director.
Amina is also also a board member and educator for Mother Tongue – a voluntary organisation that aims to improve the birth experience of refugees and those experiencing difficulties in the UK through a training network of birth supporters and doulas.
- BA (Hons) English & Communication studies – Nottingham University
- MSC Information Science – City University
- BSC (Hons) Midwifery – Thames Valley University
- Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling – Institute of Counselling
- Mongan Method Hypnobirthing
- KG Hypnobirthing
Appearances & Features
- Speaker – Patient Information Forum (PIF) Webinar: Maternity Decisions: Being induced
- Host and contributor to NHS England Maternity & Covid Vaccination live campaigns on Instagram and Facebook
- Expert panellist on BBC Asian Network Big Debate on ‘Issues surrounding miscarriage/baby loss and pregnancy care in the UK‘
- Named in The Independent Happy List 2021: celebrating 50 inspirational people driving positive change in Britain
- Channel 5 News segment on Miscarriage
- Featured guest on the Rosie and Rose Podcast on Spotify
- Christmas special by Reach Media group (Express, Mirror, OK magazine, People, Star)
- Featured in the Pampers Thank You Midwife campaigns
- Interview with Huffington Post
- Expert advisor on miscairrage support
Selection of interviews/expert advice on various publications:
- Daily Mail: Half of women trying for a baby drink alcohol
- Sky News: More than half of women aren’t following public health advice on planning for a baby, research suggests
- Telegraph: Covid and the mental health crisis among new mums
- Eastern Eye: Pregnant women can take a break from fast
- Winner of the Claude Osborn Award for Student Midwife of the Year 2009