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Tuesday, 22 July 2014
Maternity Services

Over 3, 800 babies are born in east Suffolk each year.

The Maternity Service based at Ipswich Hospital offers a choice of who leads your maternity care and where you give birth:

  • A consultant obstetrician or a midwife can lead your care
  • Options for birth include the Ipswich Hospital Maternity Unit, the Gilchrist Maternity at Eye or your own home.

Currently over 5% of women in east Suffolk choose to give birth at home.

The Ipswich Hospital Maternity Unit has three maternity wards

 - Brook Ward
 - Orwell Ward
 - Deben Ward

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