Postnatal check ups

After labour our midwife will pass by a number of times to carry out specific assessments and check ups. During these visits, midwives will pay attention to the following:

The mother’s recovery. Here we observe:

  • the amount of blood loss
  • the position of the uterus
  • if you have had to have stitches, we will observe the wound and remove the stitches between the 6th and 8th  days
  • possible breast-related problems
  • physical and emotional condition
  • temperature


The baby’s health. Here we observe:

  • does your baby drink properly
  • does the baby pees and poops sufficiently
  • is the baby’s colour healthy?
  • weight
  • temperature


At the final check up we consider the maternity period at an end. We will then focus on other subjects such as birth control and future assessments.


Spoed / Emergency


Call our emergency number:

010-455 97 09


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