Other professionals

Private midwives in the Eastern Cape

Mary-Jane Smith (Port Alfred)     – 0846566359

Birthworks – Birth without Fear (Hamburg)
Karen Clark
Midwife, dip advanced midwifery
PR No. 0880000092444
Homebirth, waterbirth, birthpool hire, natural fertility, women’s health
082 776 3622

Hannelie Roodt (East London)      –
Healthy Mom and Baby Clinic (Jeffreysbay)
Margreet Wibbelink
Registered midwife, advanced midwifery, MCur research
PR No. 0292877
Antenatal care, childbirth education, home and hospital births, postnatal care, baby clinic, family planning
(042) 293-1952
Childbirth & Parenting
Sally Neville & Claire Smith
RN, RM / Registered nurses and midwifes
PR No. 8855897
Antenatal classes, including parenthood, postnatal clinic, breastfeeding counselling, immunisations
084 640 2228 / 084 555 3731

Doulas in the Port Elizabeth

Sharon Oates – Family Wellness Clinic (Lorraine, Port Elizabeth)
BCur, SACPE – SA certified perinatal educator
PR No. 0880000463523
Antenatal workshops, doula support, postnatal and breastfeeding support, routine baby vaccinations
084 867 1223


Michelle van der Westhuizen (Walmer, Port Elizabeth)

4year diploma general, midwifery, psychiatric nursing, honours in psychology, registered counsellor, internationally certified childbirth educator, internationally certified hypnobirthing educator, Dunstan baby educator, internationally certified massage instructor
PR No. 146579
Baby clinic, breastfeeding & bilibed hire, antenatal and postnatal classes, infant massage,& Dunstan
082 940 4200 / (041) 395-9656

Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond (Walmer Downs, Port Elizabeth)
Teresa Hayward
Reg midwife, NICU trained
PR No. 0880000210161
Antenatal classes and consults, doula, postnatal home visits, support group, clinic
082 400 9501

Birth-Right (Port Elizabeth)
Colleen Pedersen
Wombs doula, registered nurse and midwife, lactation consultant
PR No. 0880000536113
Ante and postnatal home visits, breastfeeding support, KMC, doula
(041) 366-1584 / 084 511 9456

Baby Whisperer and Doula (Port Elizabeth)
Lauren Jessup
Enrolled nurse
PR No. pending
Assistance for new moms at home with postnatal home care. Doula services for home births and hospital births
083 228 6124
FB Baby whisperer and doula

Doula (Port Elizabeth)
Aden Draghoender
Registered doula and private healthcare assistant
PR No. 9316403
HIV and Aids counsellor, doula, antenatal & breastfeeding classes, postnatal and home support, pre and perinatal education
(041) 374-0535 / 073 465 7499


Cranio-sacral therapy

Barry Griggs  (Bushmansrivermouth in Kenton-on-Sea) –  046 648 1071



Natalie Christie (Port Alfred) –   046 624 4867



Kevin Christie (Port Alfred) –  046 624 4867




Occupational therapist

Anet Fourie (Cannon Rocks) –   082 769 6237






Pregnancy massage

Juniper Berry (Port Alfred)

  • Candy- 073 165 5632 (she also comes to you at your home)



Este Franz photography (Kenton-on-Sea)  0845070383

Robyn Oosthuizen (Grahamstown)

Megan Macallum (Grahamstown)

Leanne van der Merwe (Grahamstown)


Family friendly restaurants/ coffee shops

The Red Apple (Boesmansriviermond)

‘Want to go somewhere you can put up your feet and relax while your kids have fun?
The Red Apple has a dedicated play area for kids with an enclosed jungle gym and seating area for both parents & kids.
They can enjoy snacks & drinks or simply run around to their little hearts’ content, while you enjoy breakfast, lunch or a cup of coffee. We are open 7 days a week, so come and check it out.

We are the bright orange building next to the R72 at the Boesmansriviermond entrance’


Brass Monkey Farm (Grahamstown)

Tamjazi Farm Stall (Alexandria)


If you wish to be added onto this list, please contact me.

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