University Maternity Hospital Limerick
Midwifery encompasses care of women during pregnancy, labour, and the postpartum period, as well as care of the newborn.
About Parent Education
Online antenatal classes are available to all expectant parents. A series of three classes covering Care of Baby, Labour and Birth, When Nature needs a Hand/Postnatal Care take place virtually on a Wednesday afternoon. Classes are live and interactive. A link to a breastfeeding class is sent to every pregant woman that books into an antenatal class.
Referrals and Appointments
Available to: Pregnant women and their partners
Who needs to refer you: Referral by appropriate healthcare professional Self-referral
How to access this service: Name, Phone Number, Medical Record Number, Expected Due Date, Email address.
Special instructions for patients during COVID19
We may ask you to:
- attend a virtual clinic
- wear a face mask/other PPE
- complete a COVID-19 questionnaire by phone before coming to hospital and to repeat same on arrival
- to wait in their car until closer to your appointment time