Maternity Services

COVID-19 Update - 30 March 2020

Dear Maternity Users,
Please continue to attend antenatal appointments unless advised otherwise.  Low risk women will be advised by their midwives regarding the 16 week appointment.  If you are unsure whether to attend or if you have a temperature over 37.8 or new persistent cough, please contact your midwife.
COVID-19 Maternity FAQs 
Please click here or on the yellow tab on the right to find answers to questions you may have about how our maternity department is working to ensure a safe experience for you and your baby at this time. We have updated our visitor policy for women who are in labour, our frequently asked questions section has more information about this
Please note that all maternity users need to enter via the Labour Ward reception.
Check the 'Your Pregnancy' page for important updates on the BCG vaccine and our new whooping cough and flu walk-in service

Welcome to Maternity Services
We're here for you from the very start of your pregnancy, through to the birth of your baby and beyond, to guide and support you through this exciting time in your life.
Depending on your pregnancy you can choose to have your baby:
We tailor maternity care to your individual needs. Our dedicated team will look after you every step of the way, from your first antenatal appointment through to our health visitors seeing you and your baby at home after birth.
Every day about a dozen Whittington Health babies are born to women with a wide range of ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds.
We are very popular with local women from Haringey and Islington and we also attract mums from other London boroughs who travel to Archway to have their baby with us.
If you think you might be pregnant please get in touch with us as soon as possible so that we can start planning your maternity care together.
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