Maternity Services


We provide care throughout pregnancy, labour and birth to more than 6,000 women and their babies every year. 

Useful numbers

Cheltenham General Hospital

  • The Cheltenham Aveta Birth Centre: 0300 422 2324
  • Maternity Outpatients: 0300 422 2346

Gloucestershire Royal Hospital - The Women's Centre

  • Maternity Advice Line/ Triage: 0300 422 5541
  • Delivery Suite: 0300 422 5542
  • The Birth Unit: 0300 422 5523
  • Maternity Ward: 0300 422 5520
  • Maternity Outpatients: 0300 422 6103
  • Neo-natal Unit: 0300 422 5529

Stroud Maternity:

  • 0300 421 8018

Community Midwives:

  • 0300 422 5128 (Gloucester)
  • 0300 422 2318 (Cheltenham)

Maternity Contacts

Patient information leaflets

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From the moment you discover you are pregnant, your life is transformed. Our maternity services aim to provide all the support you need during this life-changing period, from ante-natal classes to state-of-the-art birthing facilities.

It's your choice

Whether you choose to give birth to your baby at home, in one of our relaxed, midwifery-led birth units, or in new obstetric delivery suite, as a mother-to-be you can rest assured that you and your baby are in capable hands. 

Our highly skilled team of midwives, obstetricians and paediatricians can help you have the birth you want, and provide medical expertise should you need it.

Want to speak to someone?

We hope these webpages will give you a taste of our maternity services. If you still have any questions, please speak to your community midwife or GP.

Maternity Tours

Take a look around our state-of-the-art facilities with our Maternity Tour Videos.


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Your choice 

Take a look at our birth units and delivery suite to help you choose where to give birth.

Your pregnancy 

Find out what care you receive during pregnancy and how to plan for your birth.


Your labour and birth

How to recognise the signs of labour, caesarian sections, pain relief and special care. 


After your baby is born

Advice about feeding your baby and visiting times for our units.