J. C. Svabosgøta 62
Tuedays and thursdays
Head of department
Lea Hoste, midwife
During pregnancy and birth there are people to support you and services that you may attend to in order to make sure, that you and your baby are doing well.
By contacting the Antenatal Services, you can consult a midwife, attend antenatal classes and receive acupuncture, as well as go to Stop Smoking courses.
Midwife consultation during your pregnancy is primarily situated in the blue building. See photo and map above here for contact info.
Ultrasound scan and appointment with specialists
The hospital provides examination of mother and baby during pregnancy, ultrasound scans and medical appointments with specialists in gynecology and obstetric for maternity patients with special needs.
Try the due date calculator here.
You are welcome to attend to antenatal classes at Veitsluhøllin in Eirargarður 7, between 4-6pm at these dates in 2018:
Classes are held as lecturs with opportunity for questions. The lectures are divided into two following Wednesdays.
Registration is not required, and you are welcome to bring your spouse.
Tour of the Maternity Ward
There is a tour of the Maternity Ward the first Monday of each month at 5pm. Registration is not required. Meeting point is ?
If you live outside of Tórshavn Municipality there is possibility for staying at Gestalonin at Eirargarður 4, situated in the hospital area. Ask your midwife for more information.
What to do when there are signs of labor
Prior to arrival, you must call the hospital at phone no 30 45 00 and ask for the midwife on duty. If it is your first child and the pains have set in, it is wise to wait at home until there have been 5 minutes or less between each pang for about an hour. If you have given birth before, you must come to the hospital earlier.
If the amniotic sac ruptures, you must always call the midwife on duty. You will most likely be asked to attend an examination at the hospital. During nighttime if your situation is uncomplicated, you may stay at home until morning or until you have labor pains. If you are in doubts, whether things are right or not, you are always welcome to call the midwife in duty.
During childbirth, a midwife will be assisting you, and afterwards you will be proposed a physical examination as well as a conversation with a midwife.
Read about the Maternity Ward here.