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Maternity Units

The Pregnancy, Birth & New Baby Guide is packed full of information, ideas and tips for expectant and new parents. These pages focus on providing you with a range of useful information about the maternity units for parents living across Tyneside… Just get in touch with me if you would like to discuss where to have your baby.

Hexham Maternity Unit

This maternity unit has… 4 ensuite rooms a birthing pool gas & air pethidine 7 ensuite postnatal rooms It is a midwife-led unit so if any complications arise during labour, women are transferred by ambulance to the RVI. The criteria to use the maternity unit… your baby must be head down you are pregnant with one baby both you and your baby must be healthy with no additional concerns your BMI needs to be lower than 35 you must be between 37-42 weeks when labour starts My thoughts on Hexham Maternity Unit…This unit is a great option for women who are classed as low-risk – it has been awarded the Northumbria Healthcare Making A Difference Award which included praise for its teamwork with pregnant women so they are more likely to know their midwife when they are in labour. This is brilliant and the unit has been described by women as a relaxed, peaceful place to have a baby. Hexham General Hospital, Corbridge Rd, Hexham NE46 1QJ The Pregnancy, Birth & New Baby GuideBirth at …