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Having your baby

COVID-19 information

Please refer to our maternity services during COVID-19 pandemic section to find current information as some of the care provided during your pregnancy and birth may have been altered for your safety and that of our staff.

Your antenatal appointments may run differently and our parent education classes are now all online.

Please speak to your midwife if you have any questions and follow the Southampton maternity service on Facebook for regular updates.

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We're pleased to offer you a choice of places to have your baby. Where you have your baby will be an individual choice for you, so it's important to talk it through with your midwife or doctor.

Find out more about where you can have your baby

Labour line

Labour Line midwives are available to listen to you as your labour starts to establish, offering you support and encouragement together with practical tips and suggestions.

Labour Line midwives can make arrangements to call you back or for a midwife to visit you at home, if appropriate.

Call Labour Line on 0300 123 9001.

Find out more about Labour Line

Changes to maternity services during the COVID-19 pandemic

Please refer to the maternity services during COVID-19 pandemic pages to find up to date information, as some of the care provided during your pregnancy and birth may have been altered for your safety and that of our staff.

Your antenatal appointments may run differently and our parent education classes are now all online. Please speak to your midwife if you have any questions and follow the Southampton maternity service page on Facebook for regular updates.