"Emergency check up 24 weeks & 26 weeks pregnant"

About: Heartlands Hospital

I had initially heard awful things about Heartlands maternity unit enough to put anyone off.

However, I have now visited three times and on all three occasions ive had a pleasant service.

The first time was for my 20 week scan - Sonographer was lovely and helpful.

Second time was I was involved ina road traffic accident, they didn't keep me waiting, and checked me as soon as I arrived.

The third time I had no movement of baby for 24 hours, again I called in, they invited me in, did not keep me waiting checked baby waiting, and the midwife was sooo nice and amazing, and re-assured me, and also said not to leave it so log next time and if I was worried to come in.

I just hope that my labour goes just as well come June.

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Response from Margaret Mitchell, Deputy head for patient services, Heart Of England NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Nazia

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and to let us know you are happy with the service we are providing. It is very reassuring knowing that you are pleased with the treatment you have received.

I wish you all the best for the up and coming birth of your baby.

Margaret Mitchell
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