Welcome to the official website of Felicity Warner, the Soul Midwives School and the International Soul Midwifery movement.

20 Years of Award Winning Training

Soul Midwives lovingly ease the passage of the dying, to ensure that death is a dignified and peaceful experience.

Felicity, mother of the Soul Midwives movement, has trained many people, both men and women, in her gentle methods which are helping to soothe the dying and bring a new dimension to how we care for everyone at the end of life. To hear her speaking about her work on Channel 5 News click here.

Her award winning courses have been running for over 20 years.

In 2017, Felicity was named End of Life Care Champion by the National Council for Palliative Care at the House of Lords. She was also named End of Life Doula of the Year in 2017 by the Good Funeral awards and was named one of the year’s Most Inspirational Women of the Year by the Daily Mail.

This website gives information about the practice of Soul Midwifery, details of training, how to Find a Soul Midwife and other helpful resources.

Soul Midwives regard every dying person as if he, or she, is the most important person in the world.

They offer a range of gentle therapies to soothe and reassure and are skilled advocates and advisors.

They are non-denominational in their pastoral support, encouraging deep conversation, with love and dignity.

Their work may begin from point of diagnosis and continue until the final day of life, with encouragement and support for living life fully, until the end.

Soul Midwives are helping to transform the personal and collective experiences of dying and living within the community, by helping anyone facing the end of life to experience a tender, peaceful and conscious death.

Support our work

We help many people to support their dying loved one by offering holistic and spiritual support, and receive no funding for our work. Our free referral service runs 365 days a year and we aim to put people in touch with a Soul Midwife in their area, or give advice within 48 hours.

Perhaps we have already helped you or your family or a friend?

By making a donation, you’ll be helping us to help more people who are often at a time of great need. It will also help us to train more Soul Midwives and develop our service.

Donating by card is the easiest way to support our work. If you prefer to gift by BACS or cheque please contact us for details. With thanks.

Soul Midwives

Soul Midwives lovingly assist and accompany a dying person on their journey, and can provide their services within a home, hospital or hospice.

  • Holistic and spiritual end of life care
  • Community based
  • Soul Midwives In Residence
  • TLC in hospitals and care homes
  • Campaigning for compassionate care of the dying

Soul Midwives School

The Soul Midwives School is a place of learning where Soul Midwives can learn their craft in a tranquil and nurturing environment.

  • Students from all around the world
  • Award winning training
  • Friendly and relaxed teaching environment
  • Testimonials
  • Distance training available
  • Certificated courses

Sacred Oils

Working with Sacred aromatic Oils for spiritual care is part of a long healing tradition.

As a “mistress of the oils”, or Myrrhophore, Felicity Warner uses her knowledge to work within clinical care and in her Soul Midwifery work.

Sacred Oils introduce important and ancient tradition into cutting-edge  medicine.  

  • Gentle but powerful therapies
  • Psycho-spiritual care
  • Used within clinical settings and for personal development

Some of the organisations we are delighted to work with

Covid-19 Response

Telephone Support Line

We have launched a free telephone support network across the UK. If you are caring for a loved one or friend, or facing the end of life, you can call us, confidentially and speak to a qualified Soul Midwife.

You’ll find out how to access this service by looking at our Covid-19 Response page or just contact us directly.

Online Training

We need more Soul Midwives than ever. If you’d like to explore the possibility of joining us you could start immediately by enrolling on our acclaimed Distance Learning programme. It’s a perfect opportunity, particularly if you are self isolating. Look for our Distance Learning pages.

Remember you are not alone. We will all get through this together. And thank you so much for all your messages of kindness and goodwill.

With love and best wishes.

Felicity and the team