Useful information for your pregnancy, preparing for labour and birth, and caring for yourself and your baby.

Our leaflets

Antenatal colostrum harvesting
Aspirin in pregnancy for the prevention of pre-eclampsia
Exercise after pregnancy – how to get started
Going home after your baby is born
How to increase your dietary iron intake in pregnancy
Investigations for suspected blood clots during or after pregnancy
Managing your catheter and planning for trial without catheter (TWOC) – maternity only
Maternity parent education schedule
Maternity research
Pregnancy and sickle cell disease
Preventing blood clots (VTE) in pregnancy
Self-administration of medicines in maternity
Venous thromboembolism in pregnancy and after birth

Recommended external resources

NHS pregnancy guide including pregnancy care, keeping well in pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, and labour and birth.

NHS England Screening Tests for You and Your Baby about the screening tests offered during and after pregnancy

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)

UNICEF Baby Friendly infant feeding information

Tommy’s pregnancy hub

Labour Pains information on pain relief choices during labour and birth

Pelvic Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy (POGP) for pelvic health and wellbeing

FiveXMore – information and resources aiming to improve Black women and birthing people’s maternal health outcomes

Group B Streptococcus (GBS) in pregnancy and newborn babies leaflet – translated into 14 languages