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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.

Birth at QE Maternity Unit, Gateshead

Queen Elizabeth Maternity Unit, Queen Elizabeth Ave, Gateshead NE9 6SX This maternity unit has… A  pregnancy assessment centre 6 labour rooms  – which are en-suite 2 Induction rooms and a family suite 1 birthing pool Gas & air Diamorphine Epidural Birth balls and birth equipment A Febromed birth system This maternity unit provides care for women who are classified as low risk, for women whose pregnancy/birth options are more complicated as well as for women who need a caesarean or to be induced 16 postnatal beds, which includes en-suite single rooms where birthing partners can stay overnight Jungle Room – space for toddlers and other children to play while visiting in the postnatal ward Postnatal day room My thoughts on the QE Maternity Unit… I used to teach antenatal classes at The QE and I have also attended births here as a birth doula – so it has been very familiar to me. I have always been impressed by the midwives as well as the layout of the unit. It has a birthing pool, as well as a …