Many of the midwives work closely with specialists in their field and provide a link between maternity services and other health and social care providers.
These midwives have usually undertaken additional training in their field of work and are experienced staff members who can give additional information, advice and support to parents and workers both informally and in formal teaching sessions.
The areas in which we have specialised midwives are:
• Drugs and alcohol
• Parent education
• Antenatal and newborn screening
• Twins and multiple birth
• Bereavement and pregnancy loss support
• Teenage pregnancy
• Infant feeding
• Family planning
• Clinical governance and risk management
• Child Protection