Ridgeway Birth Centre
The Ridgeway Birth Centre (RBC) is situated alongside our Consultant Led Unit at Chase Farm Hospital. The unit offers approximately 800 women a year a home from home environment for pregnancy, birth and post-natal care.
The Ridgeway Birth Centre comprises of 5 en-suite rooms, a sensory room and 4 additional post-natal beds.
The RBC offers:
- Full range of antenatal care
- Antenatal workshops including active birth and waterbirth
- 5 ensuite birth rooms/postnatal bedrooms
- Birthing pools for you to labour/birth in water
- Birth stools to help you with an upright birth as well as bean bags and birth balls
You are cared for by midwives who are supported by midwifery assistants.
If complications occur in your pregnancy/labour or you require an epidural for pain relief, you will be transferred to our Consultant Led Unit. In most cases this will be the Consultant Led Unit on the Chase Farm Site.
If you would like more information about the Ridgeway Birth Centre, please call the midwives for an informal chat on 020 8375 1948. You can also arrange to come with your family to have a look around, meet the staff and ask questions about the service.
“During my three days stay, I didn't meet one unfriendly employee. Everyone was so experienced, nice and helpful, which made the experience of giving birth less stressful.”More patient comments from NHS Choices
“Consistent and professional care, delivered in a friendly way.”More patient comments from NHS Choices