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Northumbria Birthing Centre

  Northumbria Birthing Centre NSECH, Northumbria Way, Cramlington NE23 6NZ   Northumbria Birthing Centre has: 14 labour rooms Epidural Gas & air Diamorphine 2 birth pools Febromed birthing equipment Birth balls & birthing stools Private ensuite rooms and dads can stay – there are reclining chairs for dads to use Special Care Baby Unit for babies who need some extra care Doctors and anaesthetists are available   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 and other birthing equipment – it shows some thought into making labouring women comfortable and encouraging movement as well as different ways to manage and work with the contractions. And it makes a …