The Barking Community Birth Centre

Map Upney Lane, Barking, Essex IG11 9LXBarts Health logo

Phone 0203 644 24500203 252 8281

Self referral is not currently available online. However, you are welcome to attend an antenatal clinic and ask for a form to complete and return.

Specialist services include: Antenatal care from booking or can transfer in at 36 weeks; 1:1 midwife support; birth pools; 24 hour telephone support; if required transfer to Newham Hospital services.

At Barking Community Birth Centre you can have your baby at:

Birth Centre

The Barking Birth Centre has four birthing rooms with ensuite bathrooms and birthing pools.

Facilities include: bean bags; birth balls; birth mats; birthing stools; one stop clinic; bookings; scans; antenatal classes; antenatal and postnatal clinics.

You can self-refer by attending an antenatal clinic and completing a form.

Delivery Suite

Home birth services are available for women who live in the Newham Hospital area. There is a dedicated home birth team of four midwives called 'The Sunshine Team' who will take over your care once you decide to have a homebirth and will be there when you go into labour. Phone 0208 644 2450 and 0203 252 8281 for more information.



There is free car parking available