Katia Ciccarella is a Midwife and Lactation Consultant IBCLC with over 14 years of experience, with specialisations in pre and post natal care, infant feeding and breastfeeding support gained in Italy and UK. She is also a certified pre and postnatal fitness and aquanatal instructor.
Work experience in Italy
Katia Graduated in Midwifery in 2004 at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. She then gained her experience working 5 years in Italy (Prato – Tuscany, and Rome) in the antenatal and postnatal ward, triage and cardiotocography outpatients and the community clinics.
Work experience in UK
She moved to the UK in 2010, first at Whipps Cross Hospital in East London, mainly in the Labour Ward, before moving to St Thomas’ Hospital in Central London, in Labour Ward, Postnatal Ward – where she was also a coordinator – and Private Maternity Suite.
Katia currently works in the High Risk Midwifery team at St Thomas’ Hospital, looking after diabetic patients. Katia is a member of the Royal College of Nursing, the International Lactation Consultant Association and the Lactation Consultants of Great Britain.
With her extensive experience with the English care system, Katia provides consultations and extra support to guide foreign patients through all the aspects of the NHS midwifery care in the UK, including birth options, discussion of tailored birth plans and post natal support plans according to maternal needs and preferences. In addition, Katia provides support on the various options around infant feeding, including breastfeeding and introduction to solid foods.
Italian and English
Katia Ciccarella is an Italian Midwife and Lactation Consultant in London.