Our expert team of consultants, midwives and nurses will be on hand throughout your pregnancy, supporting you every step of the way.

Welcome to Maternity Services

Having a baby is one of the most exciting times of your life and at North Tees and Hartlepool we'll be with you every step of the way.

Registering your Pregnancy

This form, for all expectant mothers who have had a positive pregnancy test living the Stockton-on-Tees, Hartlepool, Easington and Peterlee region, will take approximately ten minutes to complete.

Badger Notes

Badger Notes is your paperless, electronic records system for recording and tracking your pregnancy with us. You can also self-refer your pregnancy with us today through our online registration form.

Your delivery and care options

You have a number of options for where you can choose to birth your baby, whether at one of our hospital sites or from home. There are also other wards and clinics that will be a part of your maternity journey with us.

Your pregnancy

Find out important information about the early stages of your pregnancy and planning for the arrival of your baby.

Giving Birth

Find out how to get ready for the birth including looking for and understanding signs of labour, induction of labour and pain management.

After your baby is born

Find out about your postnatal journey; such as when you can expect to go home, what further support you will be given and neonatal information.

Leaflets and information resources

We have compiled useful videos, leaflets, and external website resources to help to prepare you for each stage of your pregnancy journey.

Maternity Bereavement Service

Our specialist bereavement service is here to support families who have sadly experienced loss at any point during their pregnancy.

Maternity Research and Development

Research is used to build new knowledge, improve current care and develop new treatments within our maternity services.

Infant feeding support service

Our experienced maternity and health visiting services can support all mums to successfully begin to and maintain breastfeeding their babies.

How to leave feedback

We have a number of routes to leave feedback to help improve our service - whether through our reflections team, friends and family survey or through our patient experience team.

Useful contacts

Our maternity contacts directory - with details of how to get in touch with the community midwives, to ward numbers and professional maternity advocates.

Get the latest maternity news

Read the latest news, service updates and donation stories from your Maternity Team.