Your Pregnancy Journey
All of our staff are dedicated to ensuring you all have a comfortable and memorable experience in the care of The Kensington Wing teams. There are a number of milestones in the run up to your baby’s arrival which are outlined below.
As part of your journey we are now able to welcome birthing partners on to The Kensington Wing and stay with you for the admission for birth, induction of labour and elective caesarean sections. For more information see our latest update here.
We are pleased to provide a choice of:
Before starting your pregnancy journey via midwife-led care, we ask that you check your eligibility first:
|Pathway||Consultant-led care||Midwife led-care|
|Choose your consultant||✓||N/A|
|Optional – book a free initial consultation with a consultant||✓||✓|
|If you choose to start your pregnancy journey with this consultant, they will refer you to The Kensington Wing||✓||N/A|
|You will be asked to complete and return forms from the booking pack||✓||✓|
|You will be invited to a booking appointment to discuss your pregnancy and your personalised maternity care package with a midwife||✓||✓|
|In order to secure your booking, you will be required to pay your deposit||✓||✓|
|Once your forms and deposit payment are complete, you will be ready to start your pregnancy journey at The Kensington Wing and start your antenatal classes, scans and additional services||✓||✓|
|Your Kensington Wing stay / delivery||✓||✓|
|Postnatal community midwife visits (optional)||✓||✓|
|Follow-up appointments (optional)||✓||✓|