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Pregnancy Birth East Kent (east kent's Maternity Voices) 


This webpage is designed for mums and dads by mums and dads. 

This site is also a place for parents and their supporters to find out about maternity services and talk about their experience of the maternity services in east Kent. (Ashford, Canterbury, Dover, Shepway, Swale and Thanet)

The maternity service in the area covered by the NHS in Eastern and Coastal Kent (Ashford, Canterbury, Dover, Shepway, Swale and Thanet) includes the care you receive whilst expecting your baby and the wellbeing of you and your baby during the birth as well as after your baby’s arrival.


The service is provided across east Kent in a variety of places; hospitals, children’s centres, maternity centres and at home, and by a variety of people including midwives, obstetricians and paediatricians. It also includes information given to pregnant women in order to make their decisions about scans and tests or to give advice on issues such as food safety. 


Useful numbers:

Maternity Community Liaison Office

Tel: 01227 864152

Birth Afterthoughts Service

Tel: 01227 864152

Canterbury Maternity Centre

Tel: 01227 783105

William Harvey Hospital (Ashford)

Delivery Suite

Tel: 01233 616124

Singleton Midwife-led Unit

Tel: 01233 651868

Maternity Day care/ Foetal Medicine

Tel: 01233 616638

Folkestone Ward

Tel: 01233616628 

Dover Maternity Centre

Tel: 01304 222523

Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital (Margate)

Delivery suite

Tel: 01843 292494

St Peters Midwife-led Unit

Tel: 01843 235100

Maternity Day Care

Tel: 01843 234483

Foetal Medicine/Antenatal Clinic

Tel: 01843225544 ext 62109

Kingsgate Ward

Tel: 01843 234586

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