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Leicester General Hospital

Panaramic view of Leicester General Hospital

General Hospital

Leicester General Hospital's maternity unit idelivers over 4000 babies per year.

The hospital has Antenatal Clinics where women with more complicated pregnancies are seen by Obstetricians and midwives. There is also a Maternity scanning and Fetal Medicine service and a Maternity Assessment Centre where women with urgent problems can be assessed.

One of the birthing pools at the General Hospital

The unit offers a wide range of pain relief methods for use during labour, including the use of mobile epidural, water, gas and air, epidurals, intramuscular opiate injection and TENS machines.

Low risk women booked at the unit can choose to birth in the Midwife led Birth Centre or have a water birth, in one of our birthing pools.

Leicester General Hospital Maternity Assessment Centre: 0116 258 4808

Leicester General Hospital Delivery Suite: 0116 258 4807

Leicester General Hospital,
Gwendolen Road,

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More information on our Delivery Suite and Birth Centre from the Which? Birth Choice website. 

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