Maternity Advice

Self- Referral to Maternity Services

Mums -to-be no longer need to visit a GP - they can just refer themselves online.

Mums-to-be that have a positive pregnancy test and wish to have their baby under the care of Basildon Hospital Maternity Services can contact the maternity team directly by completing the antenatal self-referral form, without the need to see a GP first. 

A qualified midwife will contact them by telephone within seven days following receipt to discuss the next step.

Anyone experiencing problems with the submission of their referral form, should email

Maternity Direct App

Basildon Hospital has launched Maternity Direct, a free, secure, web-based app that connects mums-to-be with an NHS midwife.


Baby Buddy App

Baby Buddy is an award winning mobile phone app for new parents and parents-to-be, created by mums, doctors and midwives.

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