Maternity Leaflets

Counseling Services

Counselling Services [pdf] 209KB


Epilepsy in pregnancy

RCOG - Epilepsy in pregnancy

Important health and wellbeing information for you and your baby

Antenatal screening for MRSA

Aspirin in Pregnancy [pdf] 210KB

Feeling your baby move is a sign that they are well

Feeling your baby move is a sign that they are well (Polish)

First ultrasound scan

Lifestyle and Dietary Advice for Pregnant Women

MRSA and pregnancy

Pelvic floor exercises in pregnancy

PHE Early pregnancy scan: brief description

PHE Fetal anomaly screening: 20-week scan

Pregnancy and Body Mass Index (BMI)

Quit for you, quit for two

Routine Rhesus Anti-D Prophylaxis

Screening tests for you and your baby

Screening Tests for you and your Baby (Polish)

Thrombocytopenia (Low Platelets)

Use of anticlotting medicines

Vaccinations in pregnancy

Vitamin D

Vitamin K

Von Willebrands Disease in pregnancy and childbirth

Well-being in pregnancy and following birth

Whooping Cough Leaflet

Your stop smoking journey

Screening for Retinopathy of Prematurity

Treatment for Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)

Factors Affecting Pregnancy

Back Pain

Blood group D negative - mothers blood test to check her unborn baby's blood group

Breech baby at the end of pregnancy

Chicken pox in pregnancy

Gestational Diabetes

Planning your pregnancy when you have diabetes

Pre-eclampsia awareness

Pre-labour rupture of membranes

Testing for diabetes in pregnancy

Uterine Artery Doppler Measurement [pdf] 231KB

When your waters break prematurely - This information is for you if you think that, or have been told that, your waters have broken early but you have not gone into labour.

Planning Your Birth

Assisted vaginal birth (Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists)

Birth options after previous caesarean section (Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists)

Coping strategies for birth

Back Pain [pdf] 205KB

Epidural-Pain management in labour [pdf] 290KB

Remifentanil Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) for Labour [pdf] 211KB

Labour and birth

Induction of labour and membrane sweep [pdf] 160KB

Inpatient Induction of labour [pdf] 182KB

Outpatient Induction of Labour [pdf] 290KB

Monitoring your baby's heartbeat in labour [pdf] 220KB

Shoulder dystocia

Factors Affecting Birth

Breech baby at the end of pregnancy

Cervical stitch

Gestational Diabetes

Group B Streptococcus GBS in pregnancy and newborn babies

Perineal tears and episiotomies in childbirth

Pre-term birth [pdf] 162KB

Prone positioning [pdf] 233KB



Elective caesarean section

Elective caesarean section - video

Emergency Caesarean

Caesarean Section Passport [pdf] 302KB

Caesarean Section Your Anaesthetic

Birth options after previous caesarean section (Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists)

Intrauterine Contraception

Frequently Asked Questions After Caesarean [pdf] 366KB

Following Birth - Mother

Bonding with your Baby… Becoming a Parent

Contraception after having your baby (FPA)

Contraception Clinics

Discharge Advice Following Spinal Anaesthetic or Epidural Analgesia [pdf] 210KB

Guide to Contraception after having a baby BPAS

Emotional Support in the Perinatal Period (IAPT)

Maternity Discharge advice Epidural and Spinal

Medicines you may require after the birth of your baby [pdf] 239KB

Perineal tears and episiotomies in childbirth

Protecting yourself from genital tract sepsis

Safer sleep booklet

Following Birth - Baby

Jaundice in newborn babies

Keeping your baby safe in hospital

My baby needs antibiotics

Registering your baby with a GP

Registering your baby's birth

Safer Sleep for your grandchild v2

Spotting sepsis in children

Vitamin K

You and your premature baby

Feeding Your Baby

Infant crying and how to cope

Feeding and building a relationship with your baby

Expressing your milk antenatally

Other useful information

Covid 19

Lifestyle and dietary advice



Information for women with confirmed or suspected COVID 19 with well babies

Testing women attending for maternity care for COVID-19

Babies at risk of an overactive thyroid gland

Attend Anywhere Maternity Patient Leaflet