Welcome to a guided tour of our delivery and maternity wards!
We host guided English language tours of the delivery and maternity inpatient wards on the second Tuesday of each month from 2 to 3:30PM at the Tyks U-hospital (building no. 3, entrance 3F, 1st floor, maternity clinic, labour ward reception), Kiinamyllynkatu 4–8, Turku. Each tour accommodates up to ten English speaking couples. When you arrive, no sign-in is required: a midwife will come and collect the group from the meeting place.
Click the following link to see the map of Turku University Hospital area and parking (in Finnish):
At this time, the guided tours are reserved for first time expectant mothers only.
A suitable time to attend the tour is from 32 weeks of pregnancy onwards.
During the tour, a midwife will tell you about the first stages of labour at home, how the labour starts , when you should leave for the hospital, and of course about the delivery itself. A midwife from the maternity inpatient ward will tell you about the postnatal period, breastfeeding and childcare. During the tour you will visit the labour and maternity inpatient wards and learn about the pre- and postnatal care at the wards. The father or a support person/spouse is welcome to join the tour. Please schedule between 1 and 1.5 hours for the tour. We also hope that children are left at home and not taken on the tour.
You can learn more beforehand by visiting the website of Tyks's Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology by clicking the following link, which has a large amount of information about our wards and how they operate:
In addition, you can take a virtual tour of our wards at:
Please note that the interface is in Finnish.
Book your time for the tour: