"Water birth-18th June 2017"

About: Worcestershire Royal Hospital / Maternity care

Our Son arrived 16 days early we had hoped for a water birth but when we arrived the midwife led unit was at capacity. We were given a private room in triage and a birthing ball was sourced for me. The room was crazy hot (would have killed for a fan) but the staff were encouraging and attentive without being imposing. I was allowed to get on with things with mainly just my husband there which was nice. I was in triage for a couple of hours before the poppy room was ready for us. The midwife I had was an amazing person who lightened my mood and made me feel at ease. I thoroughly enjoyed giving birth to my Son in the lovely pool (his gender was a surprise) as the midwife guided me through everything, I had gas and air and lots of water whilst enjoying lovely mood lighting and the musical delights of Charlie Simpson. Amazing unit! incredible staff!!

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Response from Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Dear Ms Edwards,

Thank you for leaving us your feedback; please accept our sincere apologies for the delay in this acknowledgement. We will share your kind comments with the responsible management team for Maternity so that they can be shared with the staff. If you require anything further you can contact us at wah-tr.PET@NHS.net or by telephone on 0300 123 1733 - please quote the reference number 34758.

Regards,

Patient Experience Team

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