"I gave birth to my daughter on ..."

About: Calderdale Royal Hospital

(as the patient),

What I liked

I gave birth to my daughter on LDRP after being induced 4 weeks early for pre-eclampsia.

It was a really busy period but still all of the midwives and nursing staff were excellent, I felt completely confident in the care before, during and after my daughters birth. Even if I were to suffer no complications in further pregnancies and were eligable to deliver on a birth centre I would choose Calderdale LDRP, the facilities and staff were all fantastic, I cannot thank them enough. Being induced was my biggest fear but the team did everything they could to make the experience a positive one and help me achieve the labour and birth that I wanted, which was as natural as possible.

What could be improved


Anything else?

I would reccomend to anyone, and the journey, even from the Holme Valley was not as bad as I thought it would be after much media attention

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Response from Calderdale Royal Hospital

Many thanks for taking the time to let us know about the care you received when you were in Calderdale Royal Hospital and your kind comments about the staff on the ward. I will make sure your comments are shared with all the team and I am sure they will all be absolutely delighted to receive them. Thanks again. Sue Norton

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