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Congratulations! Having a baby is an exciting time. There are quite a lot of things to think about leading to the birth of your new baby.

Every woman will have access to information to enable her to make decisions about her care.

Mother and baby will be able to access support that is centred on their individual needs and circumstances.

Welcome to the Maternity Services website  (Please find links below to the Governments Coronavirus information site and suggested guidance during pregnancy)

Welcome to the NHS Northamptonshire Maternity Services website which offers a wealth of up-to-date information to support local women, partners and their families through their pregnancy journey.

Please note the key booking and maternity contact details for KGH and NGH

Kettering General Hospital

Contact details for all Maternity / Scan departments and for booking a new pregnancy with a Midwife can be found on the KGH WEBSITE,

If you have non urgent queries you can contact your named Midwife using the number on your handheld records.

If you have any specific pregnancy related concerns or issues you can call the Delivery suite at any time on 01536 492878 or 01536 492879.

Northamptonshire General Hospital

‘New’ maternity bookings call - 01604 545430 - Mon-Fri 08:30-16:30

or email [email protected]

Triage Maternity Helpline - From October 10th there will only be one Telephone Triage helpline – 01604 523529. You are advised to use this line from 20 weeks if you are unable to contact your named midwife and the call is urgent. If you, your baby or someone else is seriously ill or in immediate danger, call for an ambulance by dialling 999


You can access further information about Maternity services at


For further information about the Corona Virus, and specific information relating to maternity and pregnancy, please refer to the National NHS guidance using the website links below.

 The first link will take you to the NHS guidelines page where you can scroll down and find the link for advice on pregnancy:-


The pregnancy advice in this second link is based on information from the Royal College of Obstretritians and Gynaecologists:-


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Total number of babies born in Northamptonshire in 2019 = 7931

Total number of babies born in Northamptonshire in 2018 = 8046

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