Labour and birth

Visit the Local Maternity System website for local information on labour and birth.

You can find answers to key questions like where to give birth, different types of birth, what to pack, signs of labour, inducing labour, pain relief during labour, and much more.

If you have a question about your pregnancy, birthing options or the care of a newborn baby you can use the Ask a Midwife (AAM) Facebook messaging service.

The following links will take you to Facebook sites where you can find frequently asked questions, public health and other pregnancy related information, and privately message any queries directly to a midwife:

York/Scarbough: @yorkandscarboroughbumps2babies 

Hull/East Riding of Yorkshire: @heynhswc 

North Lincolnshire/North East Lincolnshire: @nlagmaternity 

If you don't use Facebook you can email any questions through to  

Page last updated on: 14th February 2023