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Midwifery

Caring for you throughout your pregnancy


Our midwifery service provides antenatal and postnatal support, care and guidance for women who are having a baby

Overview

Midwives specialise in looking after pregnant women who are expected to have a straightforward pregnancy and birth. The relationship you have with your midwife becomes increasingly important and valuable. They're with you from the start of your pregnancy, supporting you through labour and the first 28 days of your baby's life. They lead antenatal classes, prepare you for what to expect and advise on things like breastfeeding. You usually meet your midwife for the first time before you're 10 weeks pregnant. During this appointment, they carry out routine tests and assessments. You see them every four weeks until you're 28 weeks, every two weeks until you're 36 weeks then once a week after that. As your due date approaches, we make sure you meet all our midwives. This is so you feel comfortable and happy around the people you and your baby are likely to encounter during your stay.

Our facilities

From complex surgery to straightforward procedures, we provide exceptional care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

  • The Portland Hospital Facility

    The Portland Hospital

    205 - 209 Great Portland Street

    London

    W1W 5AH

    Children's enquiries 020 7390 8020
    Maternity enquiries 020 7390 6068
    Gynaecology enquiries 020 7390 6200

Request an appointment

We're happy to help you make an appointment with one of our experienced consultants.

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