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Information and public services for the Island of Jersey

L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Maternity unit

The Maternity Unit

Find out about the Maternity Unit, watch a video tour and learn about the facilities available

Maternity refurbishment

Learn more about the refurbishment project and give your feedback

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Learn more about c-sections, why you may need to have one and more about recovery

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Vaginal birth after c-section

Find out more about having a vaginal birth after c-section

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Assisted delivery (forceps, ventouse and episiotomy)

Sometimes extra help is needed to deliver your baby quickly and safely

baby sleeping


Induction is labour that's started artificially. Sometimes labour can be induced if your baby is overdue

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Home births

Find out more about giving birth at home and how to arrange a home birth

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Find out about hypnobirthing and how it can be used as a method of pain management during labour and birth

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Pain relief in labour

Find out about your pain relief options so that you can make the choice that's right for you

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Premature labour (early births)

Learn more about premature labour and what may happen if you're baby is born early

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Multiple births

Find out more about what to expect if you're carrying multiple babies

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Specialist care off-island

If you or your baby need tests or treatment that can't be provided in Jersey your consultant will ​refer you to a hospital in the UK

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What happens if your baby dies

Sadly some pregnancies don’t end in the birth of a live baby, find out what to expect if your baby dies and what support is available

Preparing a birth plan

Learn how to create a birth plan and what you may need to consider and include in your plan.

Preparing a birth plan

Packing your hospital bag

Tips and advice on what to pack in your hospital bag.

What to pack in your hospital bag

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