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Designated Midwifery Officers (DMO)

Designated Midwifery Officers (DMO) are the HSE liaison officers for women who wish to sign up for a home birth. A DMO will review your application for home birth and towards the end of your pregnancy may visit you in your home and give your your birth pack. Your midwife will liaise with her about your case as your pregnancy progresses. She is effectively your gatekeeper to a home birth and may also advocate on your behalf with your local maternity hospital.

If you have any issues or complaints about the Home Birth Service in your area then you should write directly to your DMO and cc coordinator@homebirth.ie .

Name Position Phone Mobile Address County
Jo Delaney and Siobhan Sweeny DMO Cork / Kerry 021 4923483 087 2889499 Cork / Kerry
Dr Mary T Gibbons 087 0525060
Janet Murphy DMO Waterford 051 842207 087 92 43538 Waterford
Ethne Coen DMO Carlow Killkenny South Tipperary 0567785628 086 041 2070
Anne Clarke DMO Dublin Mid Leinster 01 6201698 086 4107 217 Dublin Mid Leinster
Michelle Waldron 087 7585024 DMO Dublin North East