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High-risk antenatal clinics
University Maternity Hospital Limerick

Ennis Road, Limerick, Limerick, V94 C566

Phone: 061 483132

Email: -

Internal Directions:
Main clinic UMHL - Proceed through the front door, take the first right through double doors, proceed past the shop, take the stairs going down and continue straight at the end of the stairs to clinic

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday

About Obstetrics

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.

About 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

How to access this service: Referral Letter to include name, date of birth, address, any relevant medical information specific to the referral, list of current medications.

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


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