Preparing for Labour & Birth
Keep a list of important numbers in your handbag or near the phone (or in your phone).
Spontaneous Rupture of the Membranes
Sometimes a woman’s waters break before labour starts. This is known as pre-labour spontaneous rupture of the membranes (SRM).
Whether you have decided to have a membrane sweep or not, you will always be offered a date to have your labour induced (started off).
Induction of Labour
Including outpatient induction of labour and what to do if your waters break and you are not contracting.
Antenatal Assessment Unit (Quantock Assessment Unit)
Telephone: 0117 4146906
Cossham Birth Centre, Kingswood
Telephone: 0117 4145150
Southmead Maternity Reception
Telephone: 0117 4146894
Mendip Birth Centre, Southmead
Telephone: 0117 4146900
Mendip Ward, Southmead (Postnatal / NICU)
Telephone: 0117 4146901
Southmead Hospital Switchboard: 0117 9505050