Maternity Leaflets

Important health and wellbeing information for you and your baby

Screening tests for you and your baby [pdf] 4MB

Screening Tests for you and your Baby Polish [pdf] 610KB

Feeling your baby move is a sign they are well [pdf] 295KB

Feeling your baby move is a sign they are well (Polish) [pdf] 601KB

Vaccinations in pregnancy [pdf] 501KB

Whooping Cough Leaflet [pdf] 355KB

Emotional wellbeing in pregnancy [pdf] 257KB

First Ultrasound Scan [pdf] 295KB

Pelvic Floor Exercises [pdf] 124KB

Vitamin D [pdf] 158KB

Lifestyle and dietary advice for pregnant women [pdf] 143KB

Protecting yourself from Genital Tract Sepsis [pdf] 217KB

Quit for you, quit for two [pdf] 1MB

Your stop smoking journey [pdf] 596KB

 

Factors Affecting Pregnancy

Pre-eclampsia awareness [pdf] 207KB

Pregnancy & Raised Body Mass Index (BMI) [pdf] 2MB

Breech baby – what are your choices? [pdf] 207KB

Planning Your Pregnancy When You Have Diabetes [pdf] 168KB

Glucose Tolerance Test [pdf] 339KB

Gestational diabetes [pdf] 150KB

Expressing Milk Antenatally [pdf] 214KB

Routine Rhesus Anti-D Prophylaxis [pdf] 482KB

Routine Rhesus Anti-D Prophylaxis Polish version [pdf] 200KB

Pre-labour rupture of membranes [pdf] 142KB

 

Planning Your Birth

Home Birth or Hospital Birth [pdf] 158KB

Home Birth [pdf] 142KB

Where to have your baby - for women having their first baby [doc] 1MB

Where to have your baby - for women who have had a baby before [doc] 778KB

Induction of labour [pdf] 312KB

Monitoring your baby's heartbeat in labour [pdf] 259KB

Coping methods and options for pain relief in labour [pdf] 194KB

Epidural [pdf] 175KB

Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section (VBAC) [pdf] 168KB

Chorley birth centre [pdf] 142KB

 

Factors Affecting Birth

Induction of labour [pdf] 312KB

Preterm birth [pdf] 202KB

Shoulder Dystocia [pdf] 179KB

3rd 4th deg perineal tears [pdf] 273KB

Breech baby – what are your choices? [pdf] 207KB

Gestational diabetes [pdf] 150KB

Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section (VBAC) [pdf] 168KB

 

Caesarean

Emergency Caesarean Leaflet [pdf] 159KB

Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section (VBAC) [pdf] 168KB

Contraception Clinics [pdf] 818KB

Contraception after having your Baby [pdf] 111KB

 

Following Birth - Mother

Information about your medicines [pdf] 134KB

Contraception after having your Baby [pdf] 111KB

3rd 4th deg perineal tears [pdf] 273KB

Care of the Perineum [pdf] 170KB

Protecting yourself from Genital Tract Sepsis [pdf] 217KB

Safer sleep booklet [pdf] 2MB

 

Following Birth - Baby

Vitamin K [pdf] 160KB

Safe and secure: Keeping your baby safe in hospital [pdf] 197KB

Safe and secure, keeping your baby safe in hospital - Polish [pdf] 191KB

Jaundice in newborn babies [pdf] 196KB

My baby needs antibiotics [pdf] 203KB

Registering with a GP [pdf] 235KB

Safer sleep booklet [pdf] 2MB

 

Feeding Your Baby

Feeding and building a relationship with your baby [pdf] 191KB

Feeding your baby [pdf] 70KB

breastfeeding skills workshop - Chorley [doc] 50KB

breastfeeding skills workshop - Preston [doc] 52KB

Preparation of infant formula feeds [pdf] 158KB

Sterilising your baby's feeding equipment [pdf] 151KB

Infant Feeding contact information [pdf] 83KB

Expressing Milk Antenatally [pdf] 214KB

 

Other useful information

Antenatal Screening for MRSA [pdf] 142KB

Information about visiting [pdf] 131KB

Babies At Risk Of An Overactive Thyroid Gland [pdf] 208KB

Information about your medicines [pdf] 134KB

Planning Your Pregnancy When You Have Diabetes [pdf] 168KB

Registering with a GP [pdf] 235KB

Declining blood products or blood transfusion in pregnancy or after childbirth.pdf [pdf] 361KB

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome [pdf] 87KB

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking [pdf] 68KB