Maternity services

We provide maternity care at Rotherham Hospital and throughout the community. 

The choice about your care is always yours, we are here to support you with your decisions.

Our services and facilities

Community Midwifery

  • Antenatal booking
  • Antenatal care 
  • Antenatal classes
  • Homebirths
  • Health and wellbeing promotion
  • Personalised care and support plans

Specialist midwives

  • Diabetes
  • Smoking in pregnancy
  • Vulnerability - teenage pregnancy and perinatal mental health
  • Screening
  • Bereavement
  • Infant feeding
  • Birth in Mind support service - childbirth reviews with specialist midwives
  • Safeguarding

Labour and birth

  • 9 en-suite birthing rooms
  • Birthing pool
  • Variety of induction methods
  • 24-hour maternity triage
  • 24-hour epidural service
  • Obstetric theatre
  • Enhanced Maternity care
  • 24-hour consultants
  • Snowdrop bereavement suite
  • Fetal wellbeing specialist midwife

Hospital-based wards and services

  • Wharncliffe is the name of our antenatal and postnatal ward
  • Neonatal Unit (previously known as the Special Care Baby Unit)
  • Antenatal day unit
  • Antenatal clinic (based at Greenoaks)

Post-pregnancy services

  • Routine postnatal care
  • Infant feeding drop-in sessions
  • Contraception advice

Self referral

If you would like to book your pregnancy with us and have a Rotherham address, you can self-refer using our online referral form and one of the Maternity Team will contact you to arrange an appointment.

You will need your NHS number to complete the referral form. Find your NHS number if you do not know it.

If you are concerned about your own or your baby’s wellbeing, call our maternity triage line on 01709 427700 (available 24 hours a day)

In an emergency, call 999

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  • Page last reviewed: 31 August 2023
  • Next review due: 31 August 2024