Maternity

On this website you will find information on maternity care services provided throughout London and helpful links to support pregnant women, their partners and family. The information on this page is about NHS Services. 

I'm pregnant... now what?

Start thinking about where you want to have your baby and how to access maternity services in London
NHS maternity London

Where can I give birth in London?

You can give birth at home, in a unit run by midwives (a midwifery unit or birth centre) or in a hospital ward.

I’ve had my baby

Click here to see useful information after you have had your baby

Your choice - where to have your baby

Read about your choices about giving birth at home, in a midwifery unit or in a hospital obstetric unit.

Help and emotional support

Having a baby can be joyful & rewarding. However, it is also common for pregnant women & new parents to experience anxiety, depression or emotional distress. Perinatal mental health & psychological therapy services can help.

Useful tips and advice

Click here to see useful information in different languages and useful tips for pregnancy.