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Covid-19

For the latest information on visiting restrictions click here.

For the latest update on restrictions in place across our maternity services click here.

You may find the following information useful:

Care during pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period during COVID-19
Coronavirus - Planning your birth
Coronavirus - Parent information for newborn babies

Choose 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 Anne.

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.

Here are just some of the features of our services:

  • 14 birthing rooms, all with ensuite facilities
  • Birthing pool
  • An antenatal ward and antenatal day unit and postnatal ward
  • A high-dependency room on the labour ward
  • A pregnancy advisory service
  • Working towards Baby Friendly accreditation
  • Continuity of Carer services
  • Homebirth Service
  • Preparing for birth and parenthood classes – Please note that face to face sessions are on hold due to Covid-19
  • Peer support for breast-feeding for new mothers
  • Special Care Baby Unit
  • 24 hour consultants are available
  • 24 hour epidural service
  • Midwives who specialise in a range of areas from including diabetes
  • Specialist counselling services and bereavement service
  • Rotherham’s Infant Feeding Team provide a specialist breastfeeding clinic to support mothers and babies. Contact them via: rgh-tr.rotherhaminfantfeedingteam@nhs.net
  • Midwives trained in administrating Sterile Water Injections for back pain in labour
  • Our 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 labour inducing

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 Rotherham Hospital.

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 e-midwife

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 Twitter too.

For general news and updates about The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust follow us on Facebook www.facebook.com/TheRotherhamNHSFoundationTrust or on Twitter @RotherhamNHS_FT

Contact us

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.

Other 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.


The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Rotherham Hospital
Moorgate Road
Rotherham
 S60 2UD 


For enquiries & info call switchboard 01709 820000 

Patient Experience Team
01709 424461
Tell us about your experience
your.experience@nhs.net

Freedom of Information (FOI) requests
01709 425097 
rgh-tr.freedomofinformation@nhs.net