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You will be contacted within two weeks from your self-referral date. We aim to book all pregnancies by 9 weeks gestation. If you have not received any correspondence within two weeks please contact Maternity Referrals at mtw-tr.maternityselfreferral@nhs.net or phone 01892 632823

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To book your pregnancy with Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust you do not need to visit a GP. Please complete this form once you are at least 5 weeks pregnant.

After you submit this form a notice will appear on your screen confirming it has been submitted.

You can find out more information on what to expect from your ‘booking appointment’ here. 


From today (Tuesday 18th January) we are once again able to accept out of area bookings for a birth at MTW. To ensure a stable reintroduction of this service, at present this is for women who are no more than 24 weeks pregnant on 18th January 2022.

We would like to thank all the families for their continued support during this difficult time. 


Important pregnancy advice and information

Please read our Your Pregnancy, Your Choice leaflet or visit the Choosing where to have your baby page of our website to find out the options available to you.

It is recommended that all pregnant women take 400 micrograms of Folic acid in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy as well as 10 micrograms of Vitamin D throughout. Please visit here for more information on Vitamins and Supplements in Pregnancy.

If you have a BMI (Body Mass Index) of over 30, we advise that you take a higher dose of 5 milligrams of Folic Acid until your 12th week of pregnancy, you will need a prescription from your GP for this. Use the NHS BMI calculator here

Some women are advised to take aspirin during their pregnancy, your midwife or doctor will discuss this with you if necessary.

If you experience any pain or bleeding please contact your GP. You can find more information on our Early Pregnancy Assessment Clinic here.