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Wirral University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Wirral University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Antenatal Clinics

The antenatal clinic is situated on the ground floor of Wirral Women and Children’s Hospital.

The following services are provided:

  • Obstetric consultant led clinics for women who have medical conditions prior to and complications during pregnancy
  • Young Women’s Antenatal Clinic
  • Maternal Mental Health Clinic
  • Pre-operative Assessment Clinic
  • Anaesthetic Clinic
  • Medical Disorder Clinics
  • Obstetric Ultrasound Scanning
  • Substance use Clinic
  • Birth options clinic
  • Multiple Pregnancy Clinic
  • Fetal Medicine Clinic

All pregnant women in Wirral have a named Community Midwife to provide individualised professional and supportive antenatal and postnatal care, regardless of the intended place of birth. Seeing the same midwife regularly, as planned, provides continuity of care and the formation of trust between mother and midwife.

Community Midwives are rotationally on-call 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year for women giving birth at home.

Community Midwifery teams liaise and work closely with the hospital-based midwives, Obstetricians, local GPs, Health Visitors, Social Workers, Physiotherapists and other allied professionals to try to ensure needs are met and families are fully supported.

Mums and Midwives shop is situated in the Pyramids Shopping Centre, Birkenhead.

The shop is open Monday – Saturday and whilst it is normally a drop-in venue, during the times of COVID-19 an appointment is necessary. We are extending the hours on a daily basis to accommodate the needs of our women.

The shop offers an appointment service for antenatal and postnatal care. The shop is run by Midwives who can give you support and reassurance throughout your pregnancy and for a month after you have had your baby as well.