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If you have a normal pregnancy with no complications, your midwife should tell you about your birth options in East London. These may include at hospital, at home, or in a birth centre led by midwives. It's up to you to choose, and you can change your mind at any time.

You can read about your options here


WHFS (Women’s Health & Family Services) is a community health charity focused on health and empowerment issues for disadvantaged women and their families.

Maternity Mates is currently open to pregnant women living in Newham, Tower Hamlets or Waltham Forest who do not have a suitable support network, or have specific needs or healthcare issues.  Please click here to read more about the women we support, and to make a referral to the service.

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If you would like to discuss your maternity care face-to-face with a health care professional, get in touch with the Newham Maternity Forum. 

The forum offers an informal way of sharing your experience with a member of the maternity team. All the feedback you provide is treated in total confidence. 

Email for more information. 

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