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Northumbria Birthing Centre at NSECH

Northumbria Birthing Centre Northumbria Birthing Centre provides a support for women throughout pregnancy and for labour and birth. This maternity unit has… 14 labour rooms Epidural Gas & air Diamorphine & Pethidine 2 birth pools Febromed birthing equipment Birth balls & birthing stools  Staff: midwives, anaesthetists and obstetricians 20 private, en-suite postnatal rooms Private en-suite rooms and partners can stay – the maternity unit have recently invested in beds for partners but its still worth double checking that this is an option and ask about bedding as well Special Care Baby Unit for babies who need some extra care Doctors and anaesthetists are available  Visiting: partners can stay but other visitors can visit between 2.30-4pm & 6.30-7.30pm  Parking: £6 for 24 hours My thoughts about Northumbria Birthing Centre… The feedback I receive from parents is overwhelmingly positive with comments about good care and experiences. The niggles and slightly negative comments I hear could be attached to any maternity unit – conflicting information, unhelpful comments from some staff members – so it pays to be as …