Antrim Area Hospital

Coming to Antrim Area Hospital

The Maternity Unit at Antrim Area Hospital is on Level C which includes, a Fetal Maternal Assessment Unit (FMAU), an antenatal/postnatal ward, a Delivery Suite and an outpatients department.  The unit is supported by a neonatal unit. 

Gynae services
Pregnant women who experience problems before 20 weeks of pregnancy are cared for at the hospital Outpatient Department or in the Gynaecology Ward.

Fetal Maternal Assessment Unit
At the Fetal Maternal Assessment Unit you will be seen by a midwife or obstetrician if you are 20 weeks pregnant (or more) if you are experiencing pregnancy related problems such as bleeding or reduced fetal movements.

You can be referred to the Unit by your midwife, GP or obstetrician.  If you are concerned you can refer yourself. After you have been assessed you will either be admitted to the Maternity Ward, Labour Ward or allowed home to continue care with routine antenatal care with your community midwife or your GP.

Antrim FMAU opening times
Monday-Friday 8am-8pm and Saturday-Sunday 8am-2pm.

Delivery Suite
When you are admitted to the Labour Ward you will meet a midwife who will guide you through labour, discuss your Birth Plan and give you information on pain relief methods.

Maternity Ward
When your baby is born, if all is well you will be transferred to the Maternity Ward.

You will be cared for here by a team of midwives, maternity care assistants, nursing auxiliaries and paediatricians.

Neonatal Specialist Care
The Neonatal Unit at Antrim Area Hospital provides specialist care for premature and ill babies. 





Page last updated:16 December 2015