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Take a tour of our Maternity Unit

Have a look around our Maternity Unit and the facilities we have available

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Getting Pregnant

Find out more about the fertility help and what to do next if you think you might be pregnant

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Your pregnancy

Find out more about staying healthy, your tests, scans and appointments and what to do when you have concerns

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Scans and appointments

Learn more about your antenatal appointments, scans, tests and vaccinations

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Preparing for the birth

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

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Giving birth

Find out more about how to prepare a birth plan, home births and what to pack in your hospital bag

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After giving birth

Find advice and guidance on how to look after yourself after giving birth for a speedy recovery

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Your newborn

Learn more about screening tests for your newborn, feeding, baby weigh-ins and registering your baby

​Maternity Grant 

The Maternity Grant is a single (tax free) payment of £628.53 to help with the general cost of having a baby. It's normally paid directly into your bank account.  

If you have multiple births (twins, triplets or more), you'll get this amount for each baby.

​Maternity pay 

Maternity Allowance is paid weekly to help you take time off work to have a baby. It’s paid for a maximum of 18 weeks. 

The current rate for Maternity Allowance is £209.51 a week, paid directly into your bank account. 

One allowance is paid per pregnancy. The amount is not increased if you have twins or triplets.

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