The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Leeds Maternity Care

Becoming a parent is an important and exciting experience and our purpose is to ensure you have the right maternity support and care around you. In Leeds we offer a range of choices and services in hospital, community and home settings.

Our philosophy is

Families receiving maternity care in Leeds will be listened to and experience care that is safe, responsive and respectful to their needs and wishes throughout pregnancy and birth through to the Early Start Team. Every women will have a named midwife. Ideally we would like to provide your care as early as possible in your pregnancy, with the first contact by 10 weeks.

How do I make an appointment with a midwife?

You can do this by:

  • requesting an appointment with the midwife at your GP surgery
  • asking in your local Children’s Centre
  • by clicking here and competing a self-referral form

The midwife will discuss the care pathways that would be available to you at your first appointment. You will be cared for by a midwife or maternity team depending on your individual needs.

Click here to read an information leaflet about Maternity Services in Leeds.