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Maternity

Hospital Location: 
Mayo University Hospital
Floor Level: 
1st Floor
Telephone: 
094 9042353 / 094 9042354

Nominated support partners 

As a maternity department, we aim to empower each woman to have a positive labour and birth experience and to enable each woman to have the support of a nominated support partner of their choice throughout the process of labour and birth. Current information about nominated support partner access to the Maternity Ward, SCBU, appointments and clinics is available here

Antenatal Classes at MUH

4 weeks of online classes covering Labour & Birth, Postnatal Care, Breastfeeding and Hypnobirthing
We understand that early pregnancy can be an exciting and worrying time. We offer TWO classes in early pregnancy. You can attend these even if you haven’t had your first scan or booking appointment.

Each class is about two hours long, and there is no need to book. Just log in on the day via the WebEx Meeting codes provided. 

Tuesday 5pm-7pm

Dates of the classes can be downloaded here 

Thursday 3pm-5pm

Dates of the classes can be downloaded here 

  

Well-Being in Pregnancy Online Class: Minding your Mental Health

This class is held online every month and is open to anyone who wants to learn more about how to manage the emotional changes and worries of pregnancy and new parenthood. Join with this WebEx Meeting Code: 2731 688 4484 (password 1234) 

  • Monday 14th February
  • Monday 14th March
  • Monday 11th April
  • Monday 16th May
  • Monday 20th June
  • Monday 11th July
  • No Class in August
  • Monday 12th September
  • Monday 10th October
  • Monday 14th November
  • Monday 12th December

Useful resources

Useful Telephone Numbers 

  • WestDoc:Out of Hours Urgent GP Care · 0818 360 000
  • Mayo University Hospital Antenatal Clinic via Switchboard: 094 9042000
  • MUH Maternity Ward: 094 9042353/2354
  • MUH Delivery Suite: 094 9042359/2360
  • Pieta House Crisis  Freephone 1800 247 247 or Text HELP to 51444
  • Therapy Enquiries: 0818 111126
  • WomensAid Ireland: 24hr National Freephone Helpline 1800 341 900
  • My Options: 1800 828 010
  • Claremorris Family Resource Centre: 094 937 7838
  • Ballyhaunis Family Resource Centre:  094 963 0929
  • Castlebar Le Cheile Family Resource Centre: 094 902 5126
  • Ballina Family Resource Centre:  096 75573
  • Westport Family & Community Resource Centre:  098 24419
  • The Family Centre, Castlebar: 094 902 5900
  • Tacu Family Resource Centre, Ballinrobe: 094 954 2908
  • Cairdeas Family Resource Centre, Kilmovee: 094 964 9814

PLEASE REMEMBER: THERE IS A 24 HOUR ON-CALL PSYCHIATRIC SERVICE AVAILABLE VIA THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT OF MAYO UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL.  IF YOU ARE AT RISK OF SUICIDE, DELIBERATE SELF HARM OR FEEL LIKE YOU MAY HARM YOUR BABY PLEASE COME TO THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT FOR URGENT PSYCHIATRIC ASSESSMENT.