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Maternity at The Portland

The Portland Hospital’s world-class maternity facilities and expertise ensure you and your baby are always in safe hands. We aim to support you and your partner throughout your pregnancy journey, offering mothers-to-be full choice and control of your birthing care and delivery.

 

We are the only private hospital with an on-site neonatal intensive care unit, and our maternity packages include the options of consultant-led or midwife-led maternity care. We offer a range of services including pregnancy scans, physiotherapy, antenatal and postnatal classes.

 

At The Portland Hospital we take great pride in delivering a positive experience for parents-to-be at this exciting time in your life. To find out more about our different maternity services, please follow the links below.

Why choose to have your baby at The Portland Hospital?

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    Neonatal (NICU) and Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) onsite

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    Choice of consultant-led and midwife-led care

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    Adult High Dependency Unit (HDU) onsite

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    Access to a range of pregnancy scans including NIPT

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    Emergency theatre located on labour ward

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    Postnatal support

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    24/7 resident obstetric anaesthetist

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    Private rooms with bed for partner to stay

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    One-to-one midwife care in labour

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    Newborn baby check for all patients

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Consultant-led care

Consultant-led care is for mothers-to-be who prefer to be looked after by a consultant obstetrician throughout their pregnancy, whether it is low-risk, or in some cases, high-risk.

 

Your chosen obstetrician will advise on all aspects of your antenatal and maternity care. They will also arrange your hospital booking for the delivery of your baby and offer an informed choice on all types of birth, from normal deliveries through to caesarean sections.

Midwife-led care

Midwife-led maternity care is available to mothers-to-be who are expecting an uncomplicated pregnancy and birth.

We have a team of highly-experienced, friendly and committed midwives who have the time and resources to empower women wanting a natural birth and to follow their birth plan, including the option of water births and hypnobirthing.

Our complete midwife-led maternity package can be accessed at 10, 20 or 30 weeks and includes all routine antenatal appointments, ultrasound scans, routinely-required blood tests, midwife-led birth and the first 24 hours stay from admission into your private room at The Portland.

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Book a maternity tour

Our weekly tours of The Portland’s maternity wards and facilities give you and your partner the opportunity to learn more about our services. You'll also be able to meet our consultant obstetricians and midwives, who will be available to answer any questions you may have.

Take a virtual tour of The Portland's maternity unit

Take an interactive journey around The Portland's maternity ward with our virtual tour. Visit different the different parts of the unit and see our consultants and midwives at work.
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Pregnancy open days

The Portland Hospital’s pregnancy open days provide an exclusive opportunity for parents-to-be to tour our extensive facilities, including imaging services, delivery suites and postnatal bedrooms.

You can find out about antenatal and postnatal classes, and consultant obstetricians, midwives and breastfeeding specialists will be on hand throughout the day to offer one-to-one advice.

 

Our next pregnancy open day will be in 2019. To register your interest for this event, please email us. We’d love to see you there.

 

Contact us

Want to learn more about our maternity care? Just get in touch and we'll be happy to help.

020 3468 6141
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