Maternity and child birth
These services include care from midwives and clinicians antenatally, through birth and to the postnatal period after you have had your baby.
This care is commissioned across Devon in both Hospital and Community settings by skilled and trained professionals from:
The maternity units in the NHS NEW Devon CCG area are:
Maternity strategy for Devon and Cornwall 2014-2019
Commissioners from NHS NEW Devon CCG, South Devon & Torbay CCG and Kernow CCG have worked with families and clinicians to develop a commissioning strategy for the next five years.
Sources of advice and support during and after pregnancyNHS web based pregnancy and baby guide
Get involved in improving maternity services
Maternal mental health is everyone's business
More than 1 in 10 women develop a mental illness during pregnancy or within the first year after having a baby. If untreated, these perinatal mental illnesses can have a devastating impact on the women affected and their families.
The Maternal Mental Health Alliance’s campaign – Everyone’s Business – calls for all women throughout the UK who experience perinatal mental health problems to receive the care they and their families need, wherever and whenever they need it.