"Amazing birth experience at the labour ward"

About: St Peter's Hospital (Chertsey)

We gave birth to our second child a week ago in St Peter Hospital. It has been a wonderful experience that would highly recommend . We were received at the labour ward with great care. I was examined immediately by a friendly mid wife then moved to a room while my appointed mid wife arrives. She was very friendly, caring and mostly experienced and took a good care of me even after her shift finished. I have asked for epidural which was given to me shortly after. Of course life changed since then.I managed to sleep and have some rest.As I was getting closer to the pushing part I become anxious because I had previously complications pushing my first child in another hospital. Also my contractions slowed down to once every 10 minutes and I couldn't feel my legs. But, to my surprise baby was out with only 4 pushes. This was because of the joint effort between my midwife and the mid wife co-ordinator who guided me very well till the end and even assisted with pushing. Baby was out before 6:00 pm as they expected and with no pain at all. The memories of that day will always stay with me and I don't know how to thank all the staff specially my midwife, the mid wife co-ordinator and supervisor for making my birth experience sweet and pleasant. Nesrin

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Response from St Peter's Hospital

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comments on our maternity services and we are very pleased to hear of your positive experience. We will make sure your comments are passed onto staff in the department. And congratulations on your new baby.

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