At Stepping Hill Hospital, our maternity service offers high quality, safe and effective care to all women who live within Stockport and High Peak. Whether in the home environment, hospital or Birth Centre, we aim to deliver woman centred care and enhance the birthing experience of all our women. Our experienced team of professionals are committed to ensure that you and your partner feel confident and supported throughout your pregnancy and following the birth of your baby.

This letter about maternity services during COVID-19 outlines key changes for you to be aware of, and may help answer some of your questions.

Maternity Triage: 0161 419 5551

COVID-19 advice line (Mon-Fri, 8:30-4:30pm): 0161 419 5514

Booking details: Self-referral via your community midwife based at your GP surgery

Place of birth choice:

Midwife led setting: Home; co-located birth centre
Obstetric led setting: Delivery suite at Stepping Hill Hospital

You will be given a named midwife who is responsible for ensuring the care you plan together meets your needs and wishes.

Tour of the Unit: To book on a tour simply call the delivery suite and this will be arranged.

Visiting Times: There is open visiting for partners and whilst on Delivery Suite, other visiting times on the maternity ward are 2-3.30pm and 7-8pm. We are currently considering 24 hour visiting in all areas.

Specialist services

  • 24 hour consultant obstetric care cover
  • 24 hour anaesthetic & paediatric cover
  • Dedicated on call for home birth
  • Specialist Midwives: smoking cessation, teenage pregnancy, diabetes, drug and alcohol problems, mental health
  • Post-natal community clinics
  • Birth after caesarean clinic

Neonatal Intensive Care

  • Birth Afterthoughts (Debrief) clinic
  • Water birth supported for women with complex medical needs
  • ECV Breech
  • Vaginal breech birth
  • Dedicated maternity theatres
  • Breastfeeding support team
  • UNICEF BFI accredited
  • Collaborative antenatal education based on the Solihull approach focusing on relationships & attachments
  • Tongue tie treatment

Contact Us

Poplar Grove, Hazel Grove,
Stockport SK2 7JE

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