Welcome to

Verloskundigen Rotterdam West

Dear expectant mother and partner, 

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit home for many of us. Our team of midwives are closely following the instructions of the KNOV and the RIVM to prevent the spread of the coronavirus as much as possible. We strictly comply with all hygiene measures as instructed by the RIVM1 

For the safety of our patients and staff, we request you to do the following: 

 Check-ups 

  • Appointments have resumed normal scheduling. 
  • Your partner or spouse is permitted to accompany you to a regular check-up and the diagnostic ultrasound procedure. It is still required for your spouse or partner to keep a distance of 1.5 meter from the midwife. At this time, children are not permitted.
  • The preference is for you to come unaccompanied.
  • Gender ultrasound and 3D-4D keepsake “fun” ultrasound are offered again.
  • Antenatal and breastfeeding courses are available online. To register, you can call 010-4568369 or email assistent@verloskundigenrotterdamwest.nl
  • Please cancel your appointment if you are experiencing a cough, shortness of breath, or have a fever of 38°C and higher. Please contact your General Practitioner or the GGD for further instructions and keep us informed.
  • We are commited to minimize your time spent in the waiting room. If preferred, waiting outside is acceptable after checking in with the assistant.

 

Labour

  • The Birthing Centers and Hospitals have Visitor Restrictions.2,3 At this time, only one Designated Visitor is permitted during labour.  
  • Home delivery is still permitted if your situation allows. Please request the midwives for further instructions and restrictions on home delivery. 
  • The Hospitals and Birthing Centers have sufficient rooms to assist mothers in labour.

 

Post-Labour

  • The midwife will do a home-visit on the day after delivery or discharge.
  • The heel stick will be done 3-5 days post-delivery by the midwife.
  • During our visits, we will keep a careful distance of 1.5 m.
  • Additional home-visits and consultations will be done by phone. If necessary, the midwife will come in person.
  • Please limit visitors.
  • Post-natal check-ups have resumed normal scheduling in the practice.

 

Contraception

You are welcome to set an appointment for an Intrauterine Device (IUD) or implant. In addition, we prescribe the oral contraceptive pill.

Up-to-date information on pregnancy and the COVID-19 virus: https://allesoverzwanger.nl/veel-gestelde-vragen-over-het-coronavirus/ 

We strive to provide you with excellent care and are available to answer your questions and/or concerns at any time. Take care of your health and live a healthy life-style. Lastly, follow the instructions of the midwives and the RIVM closely.

Your team of midwives at Verloskundigen Rotterdam West

Sources

  1. https://lci.rivm.nl/richtlijnen/covid-19#algemene-preventieve-maatregelen
  2. https://www.erasmusmc.nl/nl-nl/patientenzorg/coronoa-veelgestelde-vragen/corona-verloskunde
  3. https://www.geboortecentrumsophia.nl/corona-virus/

    

Our vision

Verloskundigen Rotterdam West is a modern, professional, and independent midwife practice. We offer you high-grade care from a responsible and efficient perspective. By working closely together with other disciplines, we form a strong link within the chain of care situated within Rotterdam. To gain the trust of our pregnant mothers, we strive to give consistent and appropriate care. Our midwives aspire for innovation and continued education to improve our professional skills. We are a flexible and friendly team who understand the importance of personal development and mutual respect.

Hours of operations

Open: Monday, Wednesday – Friday, 9 AM – 4 PM
.           Tuesday, 9 AM – 9 PM
Closed for lunch break from 12 PM – 1 PM

Call us on: 010-456 8369

Emergency phone: 010-455 9709

Location Heemraadssingel

Heemraadssingel 152
3021DK, Rotterdam

By public transport:     Tram 21, 24.
.                                        Bus 44

Location Spangen

P.C. Hooftplein 45
3027 AW Rotterdam

By public transport: Tram 23, PC Hooftplein stop
.                                    Tram 8, Huygenstraat stop.

 

Spoed / Emergency

EMERGENCY?

Call our emergency number:

010-455 97 09

Address

Verloskundigen Rotterdam West
Heemraadssingel 152
3021 DK Rotterdam

Tel nr: 010-456.83.69

P.C. Hooftplein 45
3027 AW Rotterdam

Only if no answer:
Doctors Line: 0251-260.224