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Archive: Maternity

Update on Maternity Visiting Restrictions

Milton Keynes University Hospital introduced strict maternity visiting restrictions from Saturday 4 April 2020 to safeguard mothers and newborn babies during the coronavirus outbreak. These restrictions have now been reviewed...

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Record number of MK home births for one month

Milton Keynes University Hospital recorded its highest ever number of home births for a single month as the pandemic reached its peak. The Home Births Team facilitated the births of...

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FAQs: Infant feeding guidance

Is it safe to breastfeed? There is a wealth of evidence that breastfeeding reduces the risk of babies developing infectious disease. Considering the protection that human milk offers the baby...

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Antenatal self-referral available at MKUH

You no longer needs to visit your GP to be seen by a midwife, you can make an antenatal self-referral right from your own home. Did you know booking early...

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First baby of 2020

First baby of the new decade born at MKUH The first baby to be born at Milton Keynes University Hospital in 2020 was a baby boy. Born 1 January 2020...

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MKUH Maternity Services receives Unicef award for best practice

Milton Keynes University Hospital has been awarded the prestigious ‘Baby-Friendly Accreditation Award’ as international recognition from Unicef of our Maternity services. The Baby-Friendly Initiative, set up by Unicef and the...

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Tracy Rea, bereavement midwife wins national Tommy’s award

Tracy Rea, 52, a Specialist Bereavement Midwife at Milton Keynes University Hospital, has won the Tommy’s Healthcare Hero award. She was nominated by five women in the 2019 awards having...

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Labour Ward would love your new baby photographs

Did you have a baby at Milton Keynes University Hospital in 2018? If so the Trust would love you to send in a photograph of your little bundle of joy. The...

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Outpatient Induction of Labour now offered at Milton Keynes University Hospital

From January 28, 2019, pregnant women who have an uncomplicated pregnancy and who are fit and well, will have the option of an outpatient induction of labour. This means that,...

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New babies of 2019 for MKUH

We welcomed six new babies into the world on New Year’s Day. Among the first to be born in 2019 was Holly Matilda Evie Burtenshaw who bounced into the world...

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