Having a baby is one of the most amazing, life-changing events you will ever experience. Our top-rated Maternity Unit at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary provides the highest standard of care for women and their families.
We offer a complete range of maternity care. From midwife-led care for women with straightforward pregnancies at the Newcastle Birthing Centre, to specialist care for women who have problems that need close attention.
This includes immediate access to a range of support services including obstetric anaesthetists and specialists in medical conditions during pregnancy.
We also offer a number of education courses for expectant parents to help them prepare for their new arrival or arrivals.
We want your views
Newcastle Hospitals Women's Services have created an online survey and are holding public events to receive feedback from the public on the services they provide. To read more about the survey and to take part, visit our News section.
In our web pages
In the Maternity section of the website, you can find information about:
We are baby friendly
The Maternity Unit at the Royal Victoria Infirmary has achieved full accreditation for the UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative.
The award demonstrates the Newcastle Hospitals’ commitment to support pregnant women and new parents in their chosen method of feeding their baby.
You can get more information, from our baby feeding web pages.
For more information about the Maternity Unit, please call:
- Maternity Reception
- tel: 0191 282 5119
Alternatively, see our contact us web page.