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We provide care to women and birthing people in our hospitals, birth centres and in the community. Approximately 10,000 people have their baby in Leicester each year.

We provide a wide range of specialist services here in Leicester.

Our labour care is offered over three sites and you can also choose to have a home birth.

We have well-equipped midwife-led units at Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital, and at St Mary’s Hospital in Melton Mowbray.

We have consultant-led delivery suites at Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital.

Our Home Birth team is a dedicated team of midwives who are passionate about home birth and strive to achieve a positive birth experience and safe outcome for both mother and baby. 

Maternity Visiting times

Leicester Royal Infirmary Maternity (2–4pm and 68pm) 

Leicester General Hospital Maternity Unit (24pm and 68pm)

Further Information

For more information about pregnancy, labour and birth and the services we offer in Leicester, please visit this website:

Your Maternity Service | Health for Under 5s

To register your pregnancy with a midwife, please contact the booking form using this website: 


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