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Northumbria Birthing Centre at NSECH

  Northumbria Birthing CentreNSECH, Northumbria Way, Cramlington NE23 6NZ Northumbria Birthing Centre has: 14 labour rooms Epidural Gas & air Diamorphine & Pethidine 2 birth pools Febromed birthing equipment Birth balls & birthing stools  Staff: midwives, anaesthetists and obstetricians Private en-suite rooms and partners can stay – although partners may need to bring a blow-up bed/camping mattress & bedding rather than sleeping in a chair Special Care Baby Unit for babies who need some extra care Doctors and anaesthetists are available  Visiting: partners can stay but other visitors can visit between 2.30-4pm & 6.30-7.30pm  Parking: £6 for 24 hours   My thoughts about Northumbria Birthing Centre… The feedback I receive from parents is overwhelmingly positive with comments about good care and experiences. The niggles and slightly negative comments I hear could be attached to any maternity unit – conflicting information, unhelpful comments from some staff members – so it pays to be as assertive as possible, to get the information and the support you need and find most helpful. I like that there are pools, Febromed …