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"Death and dying is about more than medicine... there is an important role for an "amicus mortis", a friend in death – a guide, mentor and facilitator."
Hermione Elliott
Holding Hands

Death Midwife

A death midwife assists in the dying process, (much like a midwife does with child birth). We aim to help cope with death through recognising it as a natural and important part of life.


A death midwife can go beyond palliative care and hospice services. We perform a large variety of services, including but not limited to, creating death plans, providing spiritual, psychological, and social support before and just after death.

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