We provide high quality healthcare services primarily to the residents of East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen, which have a combined population in the region of 530,000.
For women on a low-risk care pathway i.e. with:
You may be offered an appointment in the post dates clinic from 40+6wks. This is an hour-long appointment completed by a midwife who has undertaken additional training to deliver this service. You will be offered an antenatal check, membrane sweep (if appropriate) and an aromatherapy treatment including a hand/foot massage using essential oils known to promote labour. This clinic is delivered within Burnley and Blackburn birth centres.
Currently this course is being delivered online due to COVID-19 restrictions on face-to-face delivered sessions.