Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs
Are doulas still allowed? - If this is your birthing partner yes but you will not be allowed an additional visitor
What does this mean for birthing partners? - Only one will be allowed
Are midwife appointment still going ahead? - Some are being triaged over the phone to enable us to reduce the amount of face to face contacts
Are antenatal and scans going ahead? - Some are being triaged over the phone but generally as many as we can are going ahead
Are consultant appointments going ahead? - Some are being triaged over the phone to enable us to reduce the amount of face to face contacts
Are glucose tolerance tests for pregnancies going ahead? - These are still going ahead at present
- Birthing partners, people attending antenatal appointments, scans and attending for assessment are all required to wear a face covering.
- This WILL NOT include women who come in contracting / in labour.
- Women WILL NOT be required to wear a face mask whilst in labour.
- During a hospital stay women will be given a face mask and further advice on when and where they are expected to wear them.
Social distancing should still occur between patients.