Inverclyde Royal Hospital

Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Freestanding Birth Centre

Inverclyde Community Maternity Unit

Contact & visitor information

Freestanding birth centres are not on the same site as a hospital, so your care is led by midwives. If you need the assistance of a doctor you’ll be transferred to a labour ward at a hospital.

a very small unit


births from Apr 2017 to Apr 2018



Birthing rooms available

  • Epidural
  • Birth pools available
  • Neonatal care unit

Pain-relief options

  • Entonox (gas and air)
  • Epidural
  • Birth pool
Find out more about pain relief during labour

Having a baby here

During labour and birth

  • Birthing rooms
    • 1 Birthing room(s)
    • 1 Birth pool(s)
    • Birth partners
      • You can have the following number of birth partners with you during labour: 2

    Birth facilities

    • Bean bags
    • Birth balls
    • Birth mats
    • Dimmable lighting
    • TENS machine

    After you've given birth

    Who can give birth here?

    • Eligibility
      • Straightforward pregnancy
      • Straightforward previous pregnancies
      • Only having one baby in this pregnancy (eg no twins)

    General information

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    • Contact information
    • How to book once you're pregnant
      Book directly from 12 weeks of pregnancy
      • Booking phone number: 01475 504619
    • Visiting information
      • Open visiting
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