Maternity Leaflets

Epilepsy in pregnancy

https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/patients/patient-leaflets/epilepsy-in-pregnancy/

 

Important health and wellbeing information for you and your baby

Screening tests for you and your baby

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

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 [pdf] 255KB

MRSA and pregnancy

PHE Early pregnancy scan: brief description

PHE Fetal anomaly screening: 20-week scan

Pregnancy and Body Mass Index (BMI).pdf [pdf] 255KB

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

Your stop smoking journey [pdf] 596KB

Thrombocytopenia (Low Platelets) [pdf] 240KB

Use of anticlotting medicines [pdf] 247KB

Vaccinations in pregnancy [pdf] 501KB

Vitamin D [pdf] 426KB

Vitamin K [pdf] 187KB

Von Willebrands Disease in pregnancy and childbirth [pdf] 237KB

Whooping Cough Leaflet [pdf] 355KB

Pelvic floor exercises in pregnancy [pdf] 158KB

Antenatal screening for MRSA [pdf] 159KB

Screening for Retinopathy of Prematurity [pdf] 387KB

Treatment for Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) [pdf] 591KB

Well-being in pregnancy and following birth [pdf] 185KB

 

Factors Affecting Pregnancy

Back Pain [pdf] 205KB

Breech baby at the end of pregnancy

Blood group D negative - mothers blood test to check her unborn baby's blood group [pdf] 1MB

Gestational Diabetes

Testing for diabetes in pregnancy [pdf] 145KB

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.

Pre-labour rupture of membranes [pdf] 158KB

Chicken pox in pregnancy

Pre-eclampsia awareness [pdf] 161KB

Planning your pregnancy when you have diabetes [pdf] 165KB

Uterine Artery Doppler Measurement [pdf] 227KB

 

Planning Your Birth

Assisted vaginal birth (Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists)

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

Epidural-Pain management in labour [pdf] 290KB

Remifentanil [pdf] 224KB

Back Pain [pdf] 205KB

Induction of labour and membrane sweep [pdf] 160KB

Inpatient Induction of labour [pdf] 182KB

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

Outpatient Induction of Labour [pdf] 667KB

 

Factors Affecting Birth

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

Breech baby at the end of pregnancy

Cervical stitch

Gestational Diabetes

Perineal tears and episiotomies in childbirth

Pre-term birth [pdf] 162KB

Prone positioning [pdf] 233KB

Shoulder dystocia

 

Caesarean

Elective caesarean section

Elective caesarean section - video

Emergency Caesarean

Caesarean Section Your Anaesthetic

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

Contraception Clinics

Frequently Asked Questions after Caesarean

 

Following Birth - Mother

Bonding with your Baby… Becoming a Parent

Contraception after having your baby (FPA)

Guide to Contraception after having a baby BPAS

Emotional Support in the Perinatal Period (IAPT)

Frequently Asked Questions after Caesarean

Maternity Discharge advice Epidural and Spinal

Medicines you may require after the birth of your baby

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

Vitamin K

You and your premature baby

 

Feeding Your Baby

Infant crying and how to cope
http://www.lancashiresafeguarding.org.uk/media/51306/PLCDP-ICON-Leaflet-web-friendly-spreads

Feeding and building a relationship with your baby

Expressing your milk antenatally

 

Other useful information

Covid 19

Lifestyle and dietary advice

Hypoglycaemia

Sepsis

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