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Lydia Hinde

Donation Practitioner
Lydia’s current role includes working to support Donation Services, the Surrogacy Support Team and Donor Support Team. This includes assessing and appropriately advising potential donors, potential parents via the receipt of gametes, and potential surrogates regarding the next steps of their journey and supporting them in these steps to help the process run as smoothly as possible.


Lydia trained at the University of Chester to complete her degree in Midwifery. Lydia completed her dissertation on women’s experiences of the pregnancy after pregnancy loss.

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I love working in Donation because it is so rewarding to work with people as generous as our donors, and to support potential parents on their own unique journey to parenthood. What can be better than that?
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Lydia Hinde


Lydia has recently started her career at Care, having previously worked as a clinical midwife for five years. Lydia began her midwifery career as a rotational midwife and then chose to specialise as a core midwife on the Labour Ward. Lydia now works as a Registered Donation Practitioner, specialising in Shared Motherhood, in addition to assisting with all other aspects of Donation alongside her team.

Specialities & Credentials

Lydia helped to facilitate a research study to improve access to antenatal and postnatal education and birth preparation via social media during the Covid-19 pandemic.

RCMNursing and Midwifery Council