Special Event- Expecting a baby or a grandchild?

Expecting a baby or a grandchild?

Midwives are inviting pregnant women and their mothers to special mum-to-be and grandmother-to-be event on Wednesday 28 November at University Hospital, Coventry.

The event which is the first of its kind – will provide a unique bonding experience for pregnant women and their mothers or mothers-in-law to visit the maternity unit ahead of their birth.

It will include:

  • A visit to the maternity unit
  • Ask the midwife – midwives will be on hand to answer any questions and to bust some myths
  • Once in labour when to come to hospital and where to come
  • What you really need in your hospital bag
  • Plus much more….

Claire Allan, Modern Matron said: “Pregnancy can be a very special time for a mother and her daughter and this event is about recognising the important role mothers play in their daughter’s pregnancy and birth. Chances are that a lot has changed since the grandmothers-to-be were pregnant so we also hope to give them some information that will help them to give the best advice to their daughters.”

The event will take place between 6-8pm on Wednesday 28 November in the seminar room on Ward 24, University Hospital, Coventry.

Places are limited please email info@uhcw.nhs.uk by Friday 23 November to reserve yours.

Pictured are Rebecca and her mum Jane with baby Florence who was born just this morning – she is named after her great great grandma.


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