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Pregnancy, Labour & Birth

Our aim is to provide family focused care and to give you the best possible birthing experience.

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Building Families

Our vision is to provide care that is centred on your individual needs, and to support you to achieve as normal a pregnancy and childbirth experience as possible.

We want to involve you in all aspects of your care, for you to feel listened to, and to develop a supportive relationship with your care providers.

We want you to feel confident in the care you receive, and help you to access the most appropriate services for your needs. The care we provide for you and your baby can involve the expertise of a variety of highly skilled professionals, working together, to achieve a positive birth experience.

'I feel it is important to relay my experience back to let the staff know they are doing a brilliant job! I would like them to know I appreciated all they did for myself, my family and our beautiful baby girl.'

Patient, Labour Ward, Darlington Memorial Hospital