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Maternity Services


Maternity Unit virtual tours


Women and their families can now have a virtual tour of the RD&E maternity unit in Exeter on the hospital website.Click on the links below to view the virtual tour videos.


Maternity services consists of:

Head of Midwifery Tracey Reeves said: “There are 10 delivery rooms (four more than at Heavitree) with bathroom facilities and each room is furnished with a delivery bed, washable sofa and ballet bar for women to use during labour. This fantastic unit enables us to offer women choice which lies at the heart of the maternity service at the RD&E.”


About 3,000 babies are delivered with the support and care of the RD&E Maternity Service which has 92 midwives including 32 working in the community.


Useful links and websites


Women’s Health Counsellors are part of the team providing care in The Centre for Women’s Health.  We offer emotional support for women accessing the Midwifery services.


Information about the Midwifery Service


Pregnancy Planner on the NHS Choices websiteThe midwifery supervisors feel that this website is useful and will compliment the information given to you by your midwife


Call 111 when its less than urgent