Blackburn Birth Centre

Telephone: 01254 733434
Address: Park Lee Road, Park Lee Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 3NX

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 9 ratings for this clinic


Blackburn Birthing Centre


Blackburn Birth Centre is a free standing birth centre where women, who are not anticipating any problems, labour and give birth to their babies in a relaxed home from home environment. 

There is a family centred approach with the emphasis on sensitive midwifery care.  Women are encouraged to move through their labour supported by skilled midwives and their choice of birth partners.  All staff encourage and promote physiological (natural) birth by recognizing and respecting the process of normal birth.  The evidence tells us that women who move around in labour and are in a relaxed environment require less pain relieving drugs and often progress through labour more quickly.

This is a new service which opened in September 2010 and became fully operational in November 2010.  The beautiful facilities offer families a relaxed environment where they can start their journey in to parenthood and it is quickly becoming one of the largest free standing birth centres in the country.

The Birth Centre in Blackburn is staffed by team midwives who work at the birth centre and also work in the local community. All staff who work at the birth centre also support women who wish to birth their babies at home.

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Additional information

The Blackburn Birth Centre operates 24 hours a day and over the 7 day per week period. Midwives can be contacted at anytime for advice and support in matters relating to pregnancy and the time shortly after birth. We can also support you regarding your choice of feeding and help you with any questions you may have.

Last verified on 18/04/2013


Antenatal care
Care in labour and straight after the birth
Post natal care
Newborn examination
Parent education programmes
Tours of the facility
Breastfeeding Support
Hearing Screening
Arranging and supporting home birth

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Quality of service at Blackburn Birth Centre

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

80%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1766 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

70%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1766 responses

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 1496 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 689 responses.

Latest reviews of this organisation

3rd child to be born at bbc! Lovely friendly team!

Amazing experience once again! The care i received was fantastic! Always happy to help and was there waiting for me when I arrived in la...

13 October 2015

Amazing Experience

From start to finish the centre and team made the birth of my little boy to most wonderous memories for us. My midwife was a strong, cari...

13 October 2015

was like private health care

What a fantastic place top class service all midwives and staff who work there are wonderful and can't do enough for you felt very relaxe...

31 August 2015

Fantastic place! Amazing staff! Had a lovely 2nd birth.

Birth centre had no room for me, but made a bed in the resting room, staff were wonderful. Was sad I couldn't have a water birth like my ...

18 August 2014

First child birth

Couldn't have asked for better midwifes than the ones at blackburn birth centre.. Really helpful and supportive. They kept on giving me e...

22 June 2014

Last updated on 18 April 2013.

Information supplied by East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust