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The Waterlily Birth Centre

Maternity Services

The Waterlily Birth Centre

The Waterlily Birth Centre is a special place for having a baby. It's run by midwives, who are trained to help people have a natural birth.

If you chose to have your baby in the birth centre you will be supported at the birth by midwives who take the lead in the care of low risk births. Each room in the birth centre is designed to offer a calm environment and has its own pool and en-suite facilities. Your partner may stay with you throughout your stay here, and it is anticipated that you will return home within a few hours after the birth.

If you have any medical conditions or pregnancy complications that would indicate the need for obstetric led care, then the safest place for you to have your baby is in the delivery suite, where your birth will be supported by a maternity team which will include midwives and doctors.

Talk to your midwife about any risk factors in your pregnancy and the most appropriate option for you.


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Useful Contacts:

  • Antenatal Clinic 01553 613866
  • Antenatal Screening Team 01553 613840
  • Brancaster Ward 01553 613710
  • Triage 01553 214829
  • Centeral Delivery Suite 01553 613720
  • Day Assessment Unit 01553 613904
  • Maternity Notes support 01553 214777
  • Booking Coordinator 01945 469259
  • Waterlily - Midwife Led Birthing Unit 01553 214635

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Page last reviewed: 30 December 2022