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Wirral University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Further Info

Find out more about the services we offer

How to choose us

How to choose us

We have a number of easy ways for you to tell us that you’re having a baby and to book in and have your scan. You can:

  • Call us on 0151 604 7501 to book an appointment
  • Pop along to our dedicated Mums and Midwives Shop at the Grange Shopping Centre in Birkenhead (open 10:00am – 3:00pm, Tuesday to Friday and Saturday 10am-1pm)
  • Simply ask your GP to refer you.
  • Pop along to our birth centre in Wallasey, Monday from 10am- 2pm.

We have a virtual tour available via the link to the left of this page. 


What happens next?

What happens next?

Your first appointment with your Midwife will be at around 8 weeks and your scan will take place at about 12 weeks. This is so we can see how your baby is progressing and to accurately date your pregnancy.

We’ll discuss with you how and where you may want to give birth. We offer four different choices of birth place, please see our 'Choice of Birth' leaflet to the left of this page. 

We will give you the support of your own personal Midwife who will be your main contact from the very first time you book in with us, up until 28 days after you give birth. We will be with you every step of the way to ensure that you are fully supported and that your needs are met.

Contacting your midwife

Access to Maternity Services in pregnancy is important for you and your baby.

Contacting your named Wirral Community NHS Midwife is now easy. 

Call 0151 6047682 for enquiries or 0151 604 7501 to book into the service.

Phone line open -
Monday to Friday 09.00am - 16.00hrs
Saturday and Sunday message can be left on answer phone. If urgent contact maternity triage, 0151 604 7111.

If you leave your preferred contact details including your GP details, a Midwife will contact you on the next working day.

Please continue to seek advice from your General Practitioner if you have serious early pregnancy health concerns.