Non-urgent advice: Call the maternity triage team immediately If you think you are in labour or your baby’s movements have slowed down or stopped
Do not put off calling until the next day to see what happens
There will be someone to take your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Antenatal (or Prenatal) care
What to do when I first find out I’m pregnant
Book your first appointment, set up your Electronic Personal Health Record (ePHR), stay healthy.
How to self refer to Maternity Services
Register with Maternity Services and set up your Electronic Personal Health Record (ePHR).
Labour and birth
Who to call, visiting and appointments information
Maternity Service at Royal Cornwall Hospitals
The Maternity department at Royal Cornwall Hospitals cares for people who are pregnant before, during and after the birth of their babies. Each year we look after over 4000 women and their babies. Our friendly and professional team is made up of midwives, consultants, nurses and health workers.
We’re extremely proud that Maternity services achieved full UNICEF Baby Friendly accreditation in 2012, and our neonatal team in 2019. Together, we’re now working towards the UNICEF Gold award. More information about the UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative.