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Maternity Services

If you’re worried about coronavirus, please visit our maternity information site here.

Our Maternity departments at Heartlands, Solihull and Good Hope hospitals provide women with care prior to and throughout pregnancy, delivery and following the birth. Care is also provided in hospital, women’s homes and at surgeries. The type of care available ranges from ‘low tech’ support and encouragement of normal birth to high quality provision with a dedicated Obstetric High Dependency Unit for complex cases.

Over 6,000 women give birth each year at the Princess of Wales Women’s Unit at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital while Good Hope Hospital Maternity unit sees the delivery of approximately 3,000 babies per year. There is a midwife-led unit at Solihull Hospital and our community midwifery service also facilitates home birth.

Resources

Keeping Your Baby Safe During Pregnancy and Birth is available below. You can also pick up a copy of the booklet from your community midwife or antenatal clinic. This is a parent’s guide to the Saving Babies Lives Bundle and written in an easy to read format.

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