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Why choose us?

Our maternity department offers a comprehensive service both out in our local community and at The Whittington Hospital in Archway.

Our service includes:
  • Community service
  • Maternity day unit where women come for regular check-ups when they need them but do not need to stay overnight
  • Maternity triage a 24 hour service for women who have concerns about their pregnancy
  • Antenatal and postnatal beds
  • Birth centre for women who have no complications
  • Labour ward for women who would like an epidural or need obstetric support, with dedicated obstetric theatre and observation area
  • Neonatal unit

Our aim is to work in partnership with you to promote the health, safety and comfort of you and your baby throughout your pregnancy, birth and postnatal period. At Whittington Health our midwives will care for you throughout your pregnancy, referring to medical colleagues and other health professionals as appropriate.

We aim to support you and your partner in all decisions regarding where and how you would like to have your baby. Depending on your pregnancy and individual wishes, you can choose to deliver at home or in our hospital.