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Birth choices

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Birth at home

We are still able to offer a home birth service most of the time.  Please speak to your midwife if you are considering a homebirth.

At the current time, we are assessing our homebirth provision on a case by case basis. Unfortunately, at times we will be unable to support homebirths but we hope to reintroduce a full homebirth service as soon as we can.

Visiting the Labour and Maternity Ward

For more information about visiting these ward areas please click here

Patient Information Leaflet – Visiting Labour and Maternity Wards during Covid-19 V2

Parent Education

Following Government advice, we have suspended all face to face group sessions and will not be providing any Labour Ward tours. Our sessions are running virtually. All updates are on our Facebook page @airedalemidwives

NHS pregnancy advice

You can find more information about pregnancy and coronavirus on the NHS website here:

You can also read these leaflets:

Coronavirus: looking after yourself and your baby in pregnancy

Coronavirus: planning your birth

Coronavirus: parent information for newborn babies