Birth & Babies - The New Maternity Unit Appeal

Warwick Hospital wants to ensure women have choice about where they give birth. To support this, a Midwifery Led Unit is being developed on site at the hospital.

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust has committed to investing £1.5million at Warwick Hospital to provide a new midwife led birthing unit (MLU) for the local community in South Warwickshire, offering more choice to women and their families where to give birth.

The development of this new unit commenced in January 2018 and is opened in Summer 2018.

This i the first in our area and it will benefit families across South Warwickshire and beyond.

The Midwifery Led Birthing Centre will enable expectant parents to have their babies in a comfortable, relaxed, homely environment rather than a more clinical setting. The unit is due to open in 2018 and will complement the full Consultant Obstetric Unit which is also based at Warwick Hospital.

The MLU will have 4 birthing rooms each with ensuite facilities, a family snug with kitchenette and dining area, an therapy room and a triage assessment room.

Help support Warwickshire’s new maternity unit

To ensure the new Midwifery Led Unit is the best it can be there is a £200,000 fundraising appeal. The money raised from this will go towards enhancements that NHS funds can’t provide.

Whether it’s £5 or £50 your money will help us…

  • Buy special baby cribs and stands, rather than standard plastic cots
  • Provide birthing pools for every room
  • Upgrade furnishings to make the unit feel like a home-from-home

    How can you help?

    Any support and involvement you can offer would be greatly appreciated, you do this by:

  • Organise an event; such as a coffee morning, cake sale, car wash, afternoon tea for friends and neighbours or a car-boot sale.
  • Encourage your work to get involved by sponsoring events or a dress-down day
  • Volunteer your time and skills at one of our planned fundraising events
  • Challenge yourself and do something adrenaline fuelled such as a bungee jump, marathon, bike ride or climb a mountainIf you would like further information or to discuss any fundraising ideas please contact the fundraising department: 01926 495 321 ext 8049 or
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    How to donate:

    Or send a cheque payable to: Birth and Babies Appeal, Fundraising Department, Warwick Hospital, Lakin Road, Warwick, CV34 5BW

    Or text BABY34 £2/£5/£10 to 70070

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    Thank you for supporting Birth and Babies, our new maternity unit appeal.