Obstetrics is the area of medicine concerned with pregnancy, the delivery of babies and the welfare of the mother. Consultant obstetricians work closely with midwives in all aspects of routine and complex antenatal care, care of the mother and baby during delivery, and post natal support.
High-risk antenatal clinics
At High-risk antenatal clinics held at the University Maternity Hospital Limerick, patients are given the necessary clinical care and follow-up.
Monday: Twins, Maternal Cardiac, Hypertension, Maternal/Fetal Medicine, Invasive Placental Disease. Tuesday: Infectious Diseases, Epilepsy, Maternal/Fetal Medicine, Maternal Age >40, Multiple previous Caesarean Sections, Fibroids and Ovarian Cysts in Pregnancy Wednesday: Homebirth, Pre-term birth, Previous LLETZ Clinic, Community Midwifery Integrated Services Thursday: Gestational diabetes mellitus, Endocrinology, Renal, BMI ≥ 40, Maternal/fetal mMedicine, Invasive Placental Disease Friday: Teenage pregnancy, Low BMI, Vaginal Birth After Caesarean
Referrals and Appointments
Available to: Pregnant women who require this service
Who needs to refer you: Consultant, GP
Referral Information: Referral Letter to include name, date of birth, address, any relevant medical information specific to the referral, list of current medications.