All the latest news from maternity services across Herefordshire and Worcestershire can be found here. If you require any further information please get in touch.
Pregnant women who are smokers are benefiting from a range of measures put in place at Wye Valley NHS Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust designed to support them to quit.
Dads in Herefordshire and Worcestershire can now prepare for parenthood with a new online resource called DadPad, because babies don’t come with an instruction manual!
New mums who are separated from their babies immediately after birth are being given iPads to help them bond with their child via a live video link.
Midwives from Worcestershire have been shortlisted for a national award from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).
Midwives from Herefordshire and Worcestershire’s new ‘continuity of carer’ teams came together to showcase how the service is benefiting both families and midwives – and launched a short film about their work at the same time.
A ‘kind, caring and compassionate’ bereavement support midwife from Worcestershire Royal Hospital has been nominated for a national award by a grateful family who benefited from her care following the loss of their baby.
Midwives from Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are appealing for volunteers to help support women to breastfeed.
The Herefordshire and Worcestershire Local Maternity System is looking for a Chair of the Herefordshire Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP).
Wye Valley NHS Trust has been awarded the prestigious Baby Friendly Award and is the latest UK health care facility to win international recognition from Unicef (United Nation’s Children’s Fund).
Mums-to-be are set to benefit following a generous donation of a birthing pool to the maternity department at Worcestershire Royal Hospital.
Coronavirus - information for maternity patients
For the latest information on measures put in place across maternity services in Herefordshire and Worcestershire, please contact your midwife or visit the relevant website for updates:
Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust (perinatal mental health services)
All pregnant women should follow the Public Health England advice:
The most recent Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) guidance is here