You can self-refer for Antenatal Care by calling the local midwife Booking Service or completing the Self-referral form below.
07787 841 986
Midwives run antenatal clinics in Children’s Centres and Hospitals and are often the first point of contact for pregnant women.
It is important you contact your midwife a soon as possible in pregnancy so that they can plan your ongoing care with you.
Maternity Helpline – ask a question about your pregnancy
020 8836 4491
Lines are open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm
Alternatively, you can send your non-urgent question to Edie, the e-Midwife by emailing
You can expect a response to your query within 48 hours.
Direct booking termination service – Tel: 0845 345 9911
8am to 8pm Monday to Friday. The lines do get busy at times and you will have the option of leaving a message. Please do leave a message and contact number. An answer – phone service is available 24/7. The answer phone service is confidential. A member of staff will get back to you as soon as possible; this may be the next working day if you ring after they close. They are happy to ring mobiles and they do not leave messages saying that they called.
Healthy Start Vouchers
Healthy Start is a government scheme that aims to improve the health of pregnant women and mothers on benefits or low incomes, all pregnant women under 18 years of age and children who are under 5 years of age. Families who are supported by the scheme receive vouchers to spend on milk (including infant formula), fresh fruit and vegetables
Birth to Five information Booklet
This book gives you information on:
Becoming a parent
Taking care of yourself and your child
Finding practical help and support