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The Barking Community Birth Centre

Map Upney Lane, Barking, Essex IG11 9LX

Phone 0203 644 2450 / 0203 252 8281

Self referral is not currently available online. However, you are welcome to attend an antenatal clinic and ask for a form to complete and return.

Specialist services include: Antenatal care from booking or can transfer in at 36 weeks; 1:1 midwife support; birth pools; 24 hour telephone support; if required transfer to Newham Hospital services.

At Barking Community Birth Centre you can have your baby at:

Birth Centre

The Barking Birth Centre has four birthing rooms with ensuite bathrooms and birthing pools.

Facilities include: bean bags; birth balls; birth mats; birthing stools; one stop clinic; bookings; scans; antenatal classes; antenatal and postnatal clinics.

You can self-refer by attending an antenatal clinic and completing a form.

Delivery Suite

Home birth services are available for women who live in the Newham Hospital area. There is a dedicated home birth team of four midwives called ‘The Sunshine Team’ who will take over your care once you decide to have a homebirth and will be there when you go into labour. Phone 0208 644 2450 and 0203 252 8281 for more information.

There is free car parking available