"Excellent care at St Mary's"

About: St Mary's Hospital (Melton Mowbray)

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I would thoroughly recommend St. Mary's to anyone who wants a low intervention birth or for after Carr post delivery. My baby was born at the LRI on 6th March 2013 (also a very positive experience). The midwives at LRI encouraged me cot go to St Mary's as I wanted extra support with breastfeeding. Unfortunately I was only at St Mary's for a fee hours before the staff spotted that my baby was not well and arranged for an ambulance to take us back to LRI urgently. I cannot thank the staff enough for picking up on the signs that my baby was unwell. Later that night he was diagnosed with a heart defect and underwent a life saving procedure that night at the neo-natal unit. At 6 days old he had heart surgery at the Glenfield and is now a very healthy and happy little boy. It was the quick thinking of the dedicated and highly experienced midwifery team that saved my little boy's life and I will be forever grateful.

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Response from St Mary's Hospital

Dear Louise, Thank you for taking the time to leave your comment - we're extremely pleased to hear about your positive experience of St Mary's Birthing Centre. We would like to take this opportunity to sincerely apologise that your comment was not responded to in a timely manner, and have since updated our process of responding to reviews posted on NHS Choices and are committed to responding within 21 days of the date they are posted. Thank you Communications Team Leicester’s Hospitals

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