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Local Support

Antenatal Self Referral

If you know which hospital or trust you want to have your baby in, and you live in their catchment area, you can refer yourself to a hospital or a midwife-led team for antenatal care and delivery using the links below:

Royal Free: Call: 020 7830 2752 or complete the Self-Referral Form

UCLH: Call 020 3447 9354 or visit their website

Whittington: Call 020 7272 3070 or complete the Self-Referral Form

St Mary's: Call 020 3313 5222 St Mary's or complete the Self-Referral Form

National Support

The National Childbirth Trust

Their mission is to support parents through the first 1,000 days, to have the best possible experience of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.

0300 330 0700

Visit the National Childbirth Trust Website


Baby crying is normal, you can cope. Please follow the ICON guidance for coping with crying.

Visit the ICON Website

The Lullaby Trust

The Lullaby Trust raises awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies and offers emotional support for bereaved families.

0808 802 6868

Visit the Lullaby Trust Website

TAMBA (Twins and Multiple Births Association

Tamba is a UK based charity helping people around the world. They were set up by parents of multiples and interested professionals in 1978.

01252 332 344

Visit the TAMBA Website

Baby Centre

BabyCentre® reaches more than 45 million mums globally each month in nine different languages, including eight in 10 new and expecting mums online in the UK.

Visit the Baby Centre Website