Pregnancy helplines

If you have any questions or worries during your pregnancy, you can speak to a midwife or team members at your maternity unit on the following helplines:   

Maternity unitMaternity helpline numberHours of service
The Royal London0203 594 6979 / 69809am – 6pm7 days a week
Newham University Hospital0208 090 999910am – 6pm7 days a week
Whipps Cross Hospital 
Information coming soon 
Homerton University Hospital0208510 5955 10am – 6pm7 days a week
Queen’s Hospital01708 503 74224 hours a day7 days a week

Antenatal and post-natal advice

Antenatal – before you have your baby

  • Taking care of yourself whilst pregnant is really important. You can visit the NHS website to read about the scans, test and antenatal care you can have when pregnant.
  • There are sections on antenatal appointments, your 12 and 20 weeks scans and the different screening tests you can have.

Postnatal – after you have your baby

  • You will have support from your midwife and health visitor after your baby is born. You can visit the NHS website to read about the NHS services for new parents, including: registering your baby with a GP, how your health visitor can help, child health clinics, Sure Start children’s centres and family information services

UPDATED: 04/03/2022