Pregnancy helplines and other support

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 unit

Maternity helpline number

Hours of service

The Royal London

0203 594 6979 / 6980

9am – 6pm

7 days a week

Newham University Hospital

0208 090 9999

10am – 6pm

7 days a week

Whipps Cross Hospital

Information coming soon 


Homerton University Hospital

0208510 5955


10am – 6pm

7 days a week

Queen’s Hospital

01708 503 742

24 hours a day

7 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