Princess Royal Maternity Hospital

Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Last updated: 22 Jun 2017

The Labour Ward

Contact & visitor information

You will be cared for by midwives with medical facilities and doctors on hand if you need them.

a large unit

5350

births from Apr 2016 to Apr 2017

  • Epidural
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Pain-relief options

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

Having a baby here

During labour and birth

  • If you arrive in the early stages of labour
    • When you're in established labour you'll be admitted to the labour ward

Birth facilities

  • Bean bags
  • Birth balls
  • Birth mats

Statistics

* We’ve adjusted the data where it’s based on a small number of women to ensure confidentiality
Compared to the national average, women were:
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    Support services

    • Accessibility
      • Hearing problems: Maternity ward tour videos available in BSL. Sign language interpreters available.
    • Interpreting service
      • Maternity tour video available in other languages and interpreters can be arranged by hospital if you inform them of this requirement.

    General information

    • Tours
    • Breastfeeding accreditation
    • Neonatal care
      • Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) provides special care for newborn babies in the local area and also for critically ill babies from the surrounding area who need the highest level of nursing and medical care.
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    • Contact information
    • Car parking for women in labour
      • No drop off point except out of hours - see the video 'Rehearsing the journey' http://www.nhsggc.org.uk/content/default.asp?page=s1231_1_1
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