a Baby

Thinking of getting pregnant 

There are simple things you can do to help improve the chances of a healthy pregnancy. Here is some useful NHS guidance.

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If you are already pregnant

Congratulations! You can refer yourself directly to the hospital of your choice to arrange your NHS pregnancy (antenatal) care, using the links below, who provide maternity services:

Barnet Hospital 

E-referral Form

Wellhouse Ln, Barnet, 

Hertfordshire EN5 3DJ 

Appointments: 020 8375 1254 

Triage: 020 8216 4408 

Watford General Hospital

E-referral Form

Vicarage Road, Watford
Herts, WD19 0HB

Tel: 01923 244366

Royal Free Hospital

E-referral Form

Pond Street

London, NW3 2QG 

Switchboard: 020 7794 0500 

Antenatal appointments: Ext 36169 


E-referral Form

Antenatal Services, EGA Wing, UCH 

25 Grafton Way, London WC1E 6DB 

Tel: 020 3447 9400

Northwick Park Hospital

E-referral Form

Watford Road,  Harrow

Middlesex, HA1 3UJ 

Appointments: 020 8869 5252 

Enquiries: 020 8869 2868 

The Whittington Hospital

E-referral Form

Magdala Avenue
London N19 5NF 

Tel: 020 7288 5586 

St. Mary's Hospital

E-referral Form

Praed St, Paddington

London W2 1NY

Tel: 020 3312 1233

Helpline: 020 3312 6135

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Once the referral is made

The hospital will contact you for your first antenatal appointment with the midwife after receiving your referral. This usually occurs when you're ten weeks pregnant.  


Two very good medically reliable resources for pregnancy, detailing what to expect, along with tips and useful information including diet, vitamin supplements and exercise are: 

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