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Labour Ward

Labour Ward

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Our midwives aim to provide you with a positive and safe birth experience which reflects each individual woman’s needs and wishes.

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Labour ward location is at B17.


If you think you may be in labour, always phone us first on 01535 292402 so we can prepare a room and allocate a midwife to your care.

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On admission to the labour ward, we will review your pregnancy and assess your labour before making a plan of care with you. Our obstetric team are available 24 hours a day to support our midwives and your care.


Our labour ward offers an excellent range of spaces and resources for your birth.

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  • Single birthing rooms with en-suite facilities
  • Two pool rooms for water births/active births
  • Four rooms with outside decking areas
  • Latest state of the art birthing equipment
  • Four bedded induction suite
  • Dedicated obstetric theatre
  • Dedicated bereavement suite
  • In addition, we also offer: Televisions in some rooms, bluetooth speakers and ambient lighting in rooms, Birth mats, Birthing balls, Birthing stools, Fans

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