What to expect when you arrive

What to expect when you arrive

Parent Accommodation

Two double bedrooms, one with en suite facilities

Three single bedrooms

Transitional Care Room with 2 beds and cots

League of Friends Bungalow with 7 bedrooms

Overnight beds at your baby’s cotside

Please ask staff if you would like to stay in hospital with your baby

Parent Facilities

 

Kitchen with facilities for making drinks and simple meals

Daily packed lunch for parents and siblings

Accessible Shower Room/Shower Room

Toilets

Quiet Room

Expressing Room

Garden

Sitting Room/Playroom

We can offer a Volunteer Baby Cuddling Service for parents who may be unable to spend as much time with their baby as they would like to. Please ask a staff member for details.

Mobile Phone Use

Please have your phone on silent and flight mode in the Unit.

Calls should be made and taken outside the nurseries so that babies and parents can enjoy a peaceful environment

Telephone and Computer Access

Free WiFi in all areas

Breastfeeding facilities and support

Breastfeeding support from all Neonatal and Maternity Staff

Specialist Neonatal Feeding Team

Infant Feeding Team (Maternity)

Expressing Room

Breast pumps at each cot space

Breast pumps to take home when your baby is in the Neonatal Unit.

Facilities for Siblings

Playroom

Garden

Volunteer Baby Cuddlers who will look after siblings  (Needs to be pre-booked)

TOPPS Day Nursery on the hospital site may be able to offer occasional play sessions

Parent Support Groups

First Tuesday of every month – Veteran Parents Coffee Morning

Emotional and Wellbeing support from a specialist practitioner – first and third Tuesday of every month