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A mum, baby and midwife reunion

At the event

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust marked this year’s International Day of the Midwife by reuniting mums who had their babies at St Peter’s Hospital with the Midwives who helped deliver them. The Abbey Wing at St Peter’s hospital played host to the event last week which saw mums and midwives mingling and discussing life pre and post maternity.

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New SAFE test introduced for pregnant women

Angie Bowles

The maternity unit at St Peter’s Hospital is offering a new, non-invasive prenatal test, known as ‘SAFE’, to evaluate with remarkable accuracy whether a pregnancy is at risk of certain chromosomal conditions, such as Down’s syndrome.

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‘Pretend mum’ helps maternity team practice for emergencies

Members of the maternity team in action

The maternity department at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded a £30,000 government grant to buy a new life-like birthing simulator called SimMom. The realistic mannequin has accurate anatomy and functionality, complete with a ‘bump’ and a birthing baby inside, so the team can practice different labour and birth scenarios.

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  1. Baby-friendly is best for Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals
  2. New baby monitoring system introduced at St Peter’s Hospital
  3. Midwife-led birth centre celebrates its first birthday
  4. New smartphone app endorsed by Trust gives new mums instant breastfeeding advice
  5. New Hypnobirthing Course
  6. Abbey Clancy opens new Abbey Birth Centre at St. Peter’s Hospital
  7. Celebrating the 100th Birth in new Abbey Birth Centre at St Peter’s
  8. First baby ‘Evie’ born at St Peter’s New Midwifery Led Unit – The Abbey Birth Centre
  9. New Midwifery Led Unit opens for local mums to be at St Peter’s Hospital
  10. First turf cut for St Peter's midwifery-led birth unit
  11. A better experience for Michelle
  12. Midwives welcome 'inspirational' special guest
  13. Midwives share message "Breastfeeding - every day makes a difference to your baby"
  14. New look maternity ward
  15. Midwives' pens go electronic
  16. Trust secures £150,000 additional maternity funding
  17. New beds help women in labour
  18. Twelve new midwives join Ashford and St Peter's
  19. Full marks for hospital Trust’s breastfeeding support!
  20. Work of Birth Reflections midwife nationally recognised
  21. Water babies welcome at St Peter's
  22. Maternity staff push for normal birth
  23. Maternity staff share message that “breast is best”
  24. Trust approves funding for ten additional midwives
  25. New unit offers more choice for local women
  26. Special deliveries!
  27. Surge of new midwives join the Trust
  28. A Bumper Crop of Twins
  29. Triple joy for Woking Mum
  30. New Special Care Unit for St. Peter’s Hospital

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A mum, baby and midwife reunion

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust marked this year’s International Day of the Midwife by reuniting mums who had their babies at St Peter’s Hospital with the Midwives who helped deliver them. The Abbey Wing at St Peter’s hospital played host to the event last week which saw mums and midwives mingling and discussing life pre and post maternity.

 

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Head midwife at Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals makes pledge to care for colleagues

Jane Urben, Divisional Chief Midwife for Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals, has signed the Royal College of Midwives’ (RCM) ‘Caring for You’ charter, which is a commitment to improve the health, safety and wellbeing of her team of midwives, student midwives and maternity assistants at work.

 

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New SAFE test introduced for pregnant women

The maternity unit at St Peter’s Hospital is offering a new, non-invasive prenatal test, known as ‘SAFE’, to evaluate with remarkable accuracy whether a pregnancy is at risk of certain chromosomal conditions, such as Down’s syndrome.