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Rotherham – we’re by your side
Supporting women and families in Rotherham is something we
take great pride in and our midwives, specialists and support teams are here to
make your experience as special as possible.
Our services have been highlighted by the Royal College of
Midwifery in the Maternity Service of the Year category of their annual awards
and we were proud to recently receive a visit from Her Royal Highness Princess
Our service has won a number of Trust Proud Awards and our patients have
been active in nominating us for these!
We offer high quality maternity services across Rotherham
and our midwives work in the community and in hospital to support you closely.
are just some of the features of our services:
birthing rooms, all with ensuite facilities
antenatal ward and antenatal day unit and postnatal ward
high-dependency room on the labour ward
pregnancy advisory service
towards Baby Friendly accreditation
of Carer services
for birth and parenthood classes – Please note that face to face sessions are
on hold due to Covid-19
support for breast-feeding for new mothers
Care Baby Unit
hour consultants are available
hour epidural service
who specialise in a range of areas from including diabetes
counselling services and bereavement service
- Rotherham’s Infant Feeding Team provide a specialist
breastfeeding clinic to support mothers and babies. Contact them via: email@example.com
trained in administrating Sterile Water Injections for back pain in labour
own Obstetric Theatre located in close proximity to the delivery suite and
Special Care Baby Unit for maternity theatre cases
Rotherham Maternity Services also has an afterthoughts service where women
can discuss their experiences
- Rotherham Maternity
Services offer Balloon induction methods for low risk women needing their
Our services close up
Our teams have taken to the screen to help you find out more about
having a baby in Rotherham.
Click here to watch a tour of our maternity services and facilities at
Other useful videos can be found on our YouTube playlist here
It may be useful to watch these videos with a partner, friend or relative so that they can support you.
Social media and Olive, our
Our e-midwife, Olive, is available to answer your questions via
direct messaging. Her page can be found on Facebook at @Oliveemidwife or by
searching 'Rotherham Maternity Services - Ask Olive'. This service is staffed
by experienced, fully qualified Rotherham midwives.
Our Continuity of Carer teams keep you up to date on Instagram and
For general news and updates about The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
follow us on Facebook www.facebook.com/TheRotherhamNHSFoundationTrust or on
We’re by your side – and we want to hear from you if you have any
concern or question, big or small, about your pregnancy.
If you are concerned about your own or
your baby’s wellbeing please call our maternity triage line on 01709 427700
(24/7) or call 999 in an emergency.
useful numbers are included in the right hand column of this page
Please use the menu to the left hand side
of this page to read more about Rotherham Maternity Services.