New born baby

The Trust has a Maternity Unit in Antrim Area Hospital and a Maternity Hub in Causeway Hospital, Coleraine.

There is also a dedicated team of community midwives who provide a full range of midwifery care to women who live within the Northern Trust area.

From 17 July 2023, all hospital births will take place at Antrim Area Hospital.

If you require more information, please speak with your midwife, or if you have an urgent concern regarding your pregnancy, please call the Emergency Obstetric Unit (EOU) at Antrim Area Hospital on 028 9442 4345.

Booking your Maternity appointment within the Northern Trust

Antrim Area Hospital Maternity Virtual Tour

Antrim Maternity Unit Virtual Tour Transcript

Related Links

Acute Maternity Services Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Northern Health and Social Care Trust statement
Department of Health Media Release

UNICEF Baby friendly accreditation

Every year approximately 4000 babies are born in the Northern Trust area. The Northern Trust promotes and supports breastfeeding and has UNICEF Baby friendly accreditation, achieving the highest standard, the Gold award in 2018 and then re-accredited in 2022.  For more information on breastfeeding support within the Northern Trust, please visit Breastfeeding Support.

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