Maternity services at UCLH offer access to a full range of care options for women and their family in different settings that are aligned to the strategy described in the NHS Long Term Plan and Better Births. These include personalised care and continuity of care where possible.
We facilitate your birth whether this is a home birth, community or integrated care, in the co-located birth centre and our labour ward, all of which are supported by a highly skilled multi-disciplinary team of midwives and obstetricians. Our level 3 neonatal unit ensures the safest and highest quality care for premature and [...]
We're here for you from the very start of your pregnancy, through to the birth of your baby and beyond, to guide and support you through this exciting time in your life.
Specialist maternity services offered at Whittington include:
1:1 midwife support
24 hour telephone support with access to community team midwives
Antenatal and postnatal screening services, including a hearing team and BCG vacinations
Perinatal mental health support
Diabetic specialist services and clinics
Obstetric weight and nutrition clinic
Dedicated midwife for young parents
Specialist team to support vulnerable women
Fetal medicine services
Birth reflections clinic
We are delighted that all women can now choose where to have their baby, so that they can have the birth experience that is right for them.
We offer a full range of services for more than 5,000 women and families every year based in the hospital and community setting, ranging from specialist care for women who need closer monitoring, by our consultant-led teams on our state-of-the-art delivery suite, to our beautiful midwife-led birth centre with birthing pools or our community home birth service for low risk women with healthy pregnancies.
For expectant mothers, we offer tours of the maternity unit, [...]