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Maternity Services

Maternity Visiting Guidance during COVID-19

Please download our Maternity visiting guidance during Covid-19 update - December 2020

As of 9 March 2019, maternity services in the Royal Glamorgan Hospital changed to become a Free-Standing Midwifery–Led Unit (FMU) or Birth Centre. Find out more about the direct impact that this will have on residents of Cardiff and Vale that have chosen to give birth at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board provide a wide range of maternity services across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. Our main services are located in University Hospital of Wales (UHW) with midwifery outpatient services available at University Hospital of Llandough  (UHL).

More than 5500 babies are born with us every year and our dedicated midwives, doctors, maternity care support workers and support staff are committed to giving you personalised care of the highest standard to enable a positive birth experience.

We have a range of birth choices available:

  • Midwifery Led within the University Hospital of Wales
  • Obstetric Led within the University Hospital of Wales
  • Homebirth

Information regarding your pregnancy

Labour and Birth

Labour and Birth

Post Natal Care

Support from the Midwifery Led Unit and Postnatal Ward

Maternity Services links and resources

The following links and contact information will take you to a number of useful websites.

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Concerns and Compliments

Find out how you can compliment the service or raise a concern about your experience. 

Tour of the Women's Unit

Take a virtual tour of the Woman's Unit 

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Women's Services Contact Information

Contact information for Women's Services

Meet the Maternity Team

Meet the Maternity Team

Infant Feeding

Infant Feeding Resources

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