Hospitals and birth centres

Scotland

It can feel like there’s a lot to think about during pregnancy, so to help you decide where you want to give birth we’ve compiled a list of birth centres and labour wards across Scotland.

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From Aberdeen to Edinburgh, maternity units offer different facilities and services. Whether you’re considering a home birth or deciding what hospital to go to, where you give birth can affect your experience. Browse them all in the list below and get the information you need about the units closest to you.

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 Aberdeen

Dumfries

  • The Labour Ward, Cresswell Maternity Wing, Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary

Dundee

Edinburgh

Elgin

Glasgow

Greenock

Highland

Isle Of Arran

Kilmarnock

Kirkcaldy

Larbert

Melrose

Montrose

Orkney Islands

Perth

Peterhead

Shetland Islands

Stranraer

Western Isles

Wishaw

Nearby regions

If you weren’t able to find the specific unit you were looking for on this page, check out the regions below.

Find the right place for you to give birth with our unique tool

Answer a few simple questions and our Birth Choice tool will take your responses into account and show you whether giving birth in a labour ward, birth centre or at home would be the best fit for you. It also provides a convenient shortlist of the local options.

More from Which? Birth Choice

  • Planning a home birth? Read our practical guide on what to you need to consider when planning to give birth at home.
  • Your birth stories: Fiona describes her experience of having a water birth at a birth centre.
  • What is a labour ward? Find out about giving birth in the delivery suite of a hospital.
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