Maternity services

The choice you have about where to have your baby will depend on your needs and risks and, to some extent, on where you live. Wherever you choose, the place should feel right for you.

North Central London
East London
North West London
South East London
South West London
Having a baby in London
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North Central London

Find your local maternity team here

  • Barnet
  • Camden
  • Enfield
  • Haringey
  • Islington

East London

Find your local maternity team here

  • Barking and Dagenham
  • City and Hackney
  • Havering
  • Newham
  • Redbridge
  • Tower Hamlets
  • Waltham Forest

North West London

Find your local maternity team here

  • Brent
  • Ealing
  • Hammersmith and Fulham
  • Harrow
  • Hillingdon
  • Hounslow
  • Kensington and Chelsea
  • Westminster

South East London

Find your local maternity team here

  • Bexley
  • Bromley
  • Greenwich
  • Lambeth
  • Lewisham
  • Southwark

South West London

Find your local maternity team here

  • Croydon
  • Kingston
  • Merton
  • Richmond
  • Sutton
  • Wandsworth

Having a baby in London

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

The choice you have about where to have your baby will depend on your needs and risks and, to some extent, on where you live.

East London

The Royal London Hospital - The Barkantine Birth Centre - Homerton University Hospital - Newham University Hospital - Neighbourhood Midwives - Whipps Cross University Hospital - The Barking Community Birth Centre - Queen's Hospital

North Central London

Edgware Birth Centre - North Middlesex University Hospital - The Whittington Hospital - Royal Free Hospital - University College London Hospital
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North West London

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital - Hillingdon Hospital - Northwick Park Hospital - Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital - St Mary's Hospital - West Middlesex University Hospital

South East London

St. Thomas' Hospital - King's College Hospital - University Hospital Lewisham - Princess Royal University Hospital

South West London

St George's Hospital - Kingston Hospital - Queen Mary's Hospital for Children - Croydon University Hospital - Epsom General Hospital