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Advice for mothers availing of homebirth service with SECMs.

We acknowledge that we are in unprecedented times and this is associated with anxiety and uncertainty. We wish to reassure our clients and their families, insofar as is possible, our continuing commitment to the provision of the HSE National Homebirth Service and maintenance of our high standards of care and safety.

About Me



I am a German trained registered self employed community midwife. I have been working in Cork, Ireland since 1990. My work is mainly helping women and their families to birth their babies at home.

I worked in several maternity hospitals since I qualified in Hannover, Germany in 1983. Since I started community midwifery here in Cork, I have delivered over 500 babies.

Apart from working in the HSE home birth service I am a private lactation consultant (IBCLC), antenatal teacher, baby massage instructor (CIMI) and placenta encapsulation specialist (IPEN).

Cork Midwifery Services
Woman at antenatal classes
Mother and baby
Baby breastfeeding

Kait, Cork

Having a home birth with Elke as our midwife was one of the best decisions we have made as a couple. Elke was amazing throughout the entire pregnancy, but especially during the birth of our little one.

Marian, Cork

I couldn't be more pleased with the care I've received. I felt comfortable throughout the whole process and reassured by Elke. If I give birth again, without a doubt I would use the homebirth service and hopefully have Elke as my midwife again.

Cathie, Cork

I simply can not recommend Elke enough. From the moment we spoke I knew she was the midwife for me. She is a true professional. Incredibly informed, direct, gentle & empathic with a lightness & humour i really appreciated. 

Get in touch

If you would like more information please get in touch.

Elke Hasner 

Macroom, Co. Cork 


087 2525 771

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(087) 2525 771

Elke Hasner, Macroom, Co. Cork, P12DN32, Ireland