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Find your way around our website with these quick links:

Pregnancy, Labour & Birth


Getting Pregnant


> Early Signs of Pregnancy

> When you can do a pregnancy test




> Antenatal care - Pregnancy Assessment Unit > Concerns in Pregnancy > ScreeningClinics > Breech > Multiple Pregnancies > Epilepsy and Pregnancy

> Eating & Drinking During Pregnancy

> Exercising During Pregnancy

> Alcohol, Smoking, Substance Misuse & Domestic Abuse

> Infections to be aware of

>Travel in Pregnancy

> Reducing the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism

> Why your weight matters - Increased Body Mass Index (BMI)

> Mental Health

> Helping women with Learning Disabilities



Labour & Birth


> Signs of Labour

> What to bring in

> Birth Partners

> Pain Relief

> Fetal Monitoring During Labour

> Instrumental delivery

> Caesarean Section

> Complications of Birth

> Induction of Labour

> For dads and Partners

>Transferring Babies to other Units


After the Birth


> Transitional Care > Keeping mums & babies connected - iPads > Infant Feeding


Pregnancy Loss


Going Home


> Signs & Symptoms Requiring Medical Attention

> Community Midwife Visits

> Caring for your Baby and Advice for You

> Registering a Birth

> Discharge Pack


Our Performance


Our Achievements


Listening Service


Maternity Research




> Ambulatory Gynaecology

> Colposcopy

> Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit

> Fertility

> Hysteroscopy

> In an Emergency

> Rapid Access Clinics - Postmenopausal Bleeding

> Staying in hospital > What should I bring into hospital with me

> Termination of Pregnancy

> The Vulval Clinic

> Urogynaecology

'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