The Preterm Birth Group which is part of the North East and
North Cumbria Clinical Networks is raising awareness about the
signs and symptoms of preterm birth.
Data in our region tells us that women and birthing people can
present to maternity services late when they are experiencing
labour before 37 weeks - known as preterm birth.
There are signs and symptoms of preterm birth, so if women and
birthing people come to maternity services early enough, we can
offer treatment and support that can help them and their baby.
Signs of early labour include:
Here's what to expect if you come into one of our Pregnancy
Assessment Units for a triage appointment.
Please contact your local
Pregnancy Assessment Unit if:
The midwives will then be able to help you decide whether you
can stay at home or need to be reviewed in hospital.
Pregnancy Assessment Unit: 0191 333 2142
Delivery Suite: 0191 333 2908
Pregnancy Assessment Unit: 01325 743025
Delivery Suite: 01325 743449
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