Mt Roskill Medical Centre

Swan Midwives

“Birth should be a safe and happy experience”

Swan Midwives practice from 445 Richardson Road, Mount Roskill, Auckland.


  • provide continuity of care and work in partnership with women, and work collegially with and have access to all health professionals
  • believe women have a right to information that allows them to make choices regarding their care.
  • have access to Waitakere, North Shore, and Auckland Hospitals.
  • are holistic health care providers and acknowledge the use of complementary therapies.
  • provide individualized care for our clients
  • are advocates for vaginal birth and work in partnership with women and their families.
  • work within the World Health Organization recommendations and are guided by the New Zealand College of Midwives Standards for Practice.
  • are reviewed by the New Zealand College of Midwives on a regular basis and this is a requirement of the Midwifery Council of New Zealand for midwives to retain their practicing certificate.
  • work alongside medical practitioners.

Please discuss with your doctor for a referral. 
To make appointments with a midwife please see reception or phone reception on 09 627 8552.

Swan Midwives work as a team:

Irene Chain
Registered nurse, midwife and homeopath, and holds a post-graduate certificate in Health Professional Education. She has been a practicing midwife for 30 years and has experience working in Middle Eastern countries.
027 292 8733

Carole Hewett who has been a midwife for around 20 years also has experience in the Middle East and is an advocate for keeping child birth normal.
021 588 440

Carol Johnston who is midwife, homeopath and registered nurse.
027 428 6681 or (09) 522 5116