Information for women, parents and families

  • Screening tests for you and your baby

    Order new Screening Test for You and Your Baby leaflet. The new leaflet will go live from 1 November 2014.

    Publisher: Public Health England (PHE)
    Published Date: 25/09/2014

  • Which? Birth choice

    This website helps you decide where you want to give birth.

    Publisher: Which?
    Published Date: 30/01/2014

  • Rubella resources (Updated 2 January 2014)

    Poster and leaflets for expectant mothers on protection against German measles (rubella).

    Publisher: Department of Health (DH)
    Published Date: 02/01/2014

  • Best beginnings: Baby buddy phone app for parents-to-be

    A fun and interactive pregnancy app is being developed to support parents-to-be on their journey to becoming a parent and to help you give the baby the best possible start in life. Baby Buddy will be free and available t ...

    Publisher: Best Beginnings
    Published Date: 26/11/2013

  • Supporting parents in the NICU: A new app from the US, ‘MyPreemie’. A tool to provide parents of premature babies with support, empowerment, education and participation in their infant's care (Journal article)

    This article describes the new MyPreemie app for iPhone and iPad, designed to inform, assist, empower, and support parents of premature babies in the NICU and afterwards.

    Publisher: Journal of Neonatal Nursing
    Published Date: 18/10/2013

  • BBC: Feed Finder app rates places to breastfeed

    A free app to help new mothers find and rate breastfeeding-friendly places has been developed on Tyneside.

    Publisher: BBC
    Published Date: 30/07/2013

  • Protecting your baby against rotavirus - resources

    Resources to support the launch of the rotavirus immunisation programme.

    Publisher: Public Health England (PHE)
    Published Date: 30/04/2013

  • Cervical smears and pregnancy - information for you

    In the UK, cervical cancer is very rare. This is because women are offered regular testing to detect changes in the cervix (neck of the womb) at a stage before they become cancerous. It is not unusual to be called for a ...

    Publisher: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
    Published Date: 20/03/2013

  • My pregnancy, my choice

    My pregnancy, my choice is a 436 page easy read book in easy words and pictures which covers all aspects of antenatal care; knowing if you are pregnant, your developing baby, problems during pregnancy and the first days ...

    Publisher: CHANGE
    Published Date: 23/01/2013

  • CHF: Children's Heart Federation Pulse Oximetry Campaign

    CHF is campaigning for the introduction of pulse oximetry screening for all newborn babies in the UK. The test measures oxygen levels in the blood, and evidence shows it is an effective test in detecting three-quarters o ...

    Publisher: Children’s Heart Federation (CHF)
    Published Date: 30/08/2012

  • Start4Life guide to bottle feeding

    Important information on bottle feeding is provided in this Start4Life booklet. It provides advice on sterilising feeding bottles and equipment, preparing infant formula feeds, and gives easy-to-follow instructions and i ...

    Publisher: Department of Health (DH)
    Published Date: 23/08/2012

  • Your baby's movements in pregnancy: information for you

    This information is for women if they would like to know about their baby’s movements during pregnancy. It may also be helpful if they are concerned that their baby has not been moving as much as usual or if they feel th ...

    Publisher: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
    Published Date: 13/08/2012

  • Your pregnancy and baby guide

    Am I pregnant? What should I be eating? Is it normal to be this tired? Whatever you want to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant or caring for your new baby, you should find it here.

    Publisher: NHS Choices
    Published Date: 29/07/2012

  • Smoking and pregnancy

    Quitting smoking is the most important thing you can do for your baby

    Publisher: Smokefree
    Published Date: 29/07/2012

  • When your baby dies before birth - information for you

    This information helps to explain to parents the care they will receive during and after the birth of their baby, and care in future pregnancies. It does not cover everything related to the longer-term emotional support ...

    Publisher: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
    Published Date: 02/07/2012

  • Best Beginnings

    Best Beginnings is a charity dedicated to ending child health inequalities in the UK.

    Publisher: Best Beginnings
    Published Date: 20/06/2012

  • NHS Information Service for Parents

    Parents will be invited to sign up to this new service at booking appointments with midwives. They will also see widgets linking them to the sign up page on NHS Choices. The widget will also be available for organisation ...

    Publisher: NHS
    Published Date: 18/05/2012

  • First Steps Nutrition Trust

    First Steps Nutrition Trust provides evidence based information and resources about the importance of good nutrition from pre-conception to 5 years. It is a new charity established by Dr Helen Crawley, a dietitian and re ...

    Publisher: First Steps Nutrition Trust
    Published Date: 25/04/2012

  • ISIS - Infant Sleep Information Source

    The aim of ISIS is to provide online access to up-to-date research-based evidence about infant sleep, in forms which are accessible to parents and health professionals, supported by references to research relevant to fam ...

    Publisher: Infant Sleep Information Source (ISIS)
    Published Date: 24/04/2012

  • Mood disorders during pregnancy and after the birth of your baby

    The booklet aims to make women and their families aware of the treatment and care they should expect to receive if they have a mood disorder during pregnancy and after the birth of their child.

    Publisher: Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)
    Published Date: 23/04/2012

  • Supervisors of midwives: How they can help you

    New NMC information heading to nearly every new mum in the UK

    Publisher: Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
    Published Date: 04/04/2012

  • Words for Life

    The Literacy Trust charity has published some tips for parents to help get the best out of their child’s communication skills.

    Publisher: National Literacy Trust
    Published Date: 03/04/2012

  • Repeat blood spot samples: information sheets (for health professionals and for parents)

    Occasionally the newborn screening laboratories need to ask for a repeat blood spot sample. The UK Newborn Screening Programme Centre has produced information sheets for health professionals and parents that explain why ...

    Publisher: UK Newborn Screening Programme Centre
    Published Date: 26/03/2012

  • Corticosteroids in pregnancy to reduce complications from being born prematurely - information for you

    A single course of corticosteroids for women at risk of premature birth is considered to be safe and can help a baby’s development, says patient information published by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologi ...

    Publisher: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
    Published Date: 07/03/2012

  • Screening tests for your baby

    Updated 2012 version of this 32 page A5 booklet.

    Publisher: UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC)
    Published Date: 27/02/2012

  • Screening choices in pregnancy: for Down's syndrome and fetal anomalies

    This resource has been produced for women and their partners to find out more about screening for Down's syndrome and fetal anomalies during pregnancy.

    Publisher: NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme (NHS FASP)
    Published Date: 13/02/2012

  • All babies count - support for parents

    All babies count explores the challenges that new parents face and the vulnerability of babies. The leaflet offers advice and suggestions to enable parents to start their life together in the right way to help their chil ...

    Publisher: NSPCC
    Published Date: 23/01/2012

  • Why your weight matters during pregnancy and after birth: information for you

    The new patient information looks at how to reduce the risks and what extra care overweight mothers should be offered during pregnancy and birth.

    Publisher: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
    Published Date: 22/12/2011

  • Postpartum psychosis: severe mental illness after childbirth

    A leaflet aimed at women who want to know about postpartum psychosis, women who have a high risk of postpartum psychosis because of prior mental health problems, their partners and families. It explains what postpartum p ...

    Publisher: Royal College of Psychiatrists (RPSYCH)
    Published Date: 01/11/2011

  • Caring for your baby at night: a guide for parents

    This leaflet, endorsed by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and The Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths (FSID), is designed to offer helpful, practical advice on coping at night. It covers getting some rest, nigh ...

    Publisher: Unicef Baby Friendly Initiative
    Published Date: 01/11/2011

  • The health professional’s guide to: Caring for your baby at night

    This guide has been written to help health professionals who will be using the booklet: "Caring For Your Baby At Night" with new parents. It looks at the evidence underpinning the recommendations in the leaflet and offer ...

    Publisher: Unicef Baby Friendly Initiative
    Published Date: 01/11/2011

  • Breastfeeding at study or work: information for employees and employers

    For a new mother, going back to study or work may be the first time they have been separated from their baby for long periods. Continuing to breastfeed helps to keep the close relationship they have built up with their b ...

    Publisher: Department of Health (DoH)
    Published Date: 01/10/2011

  • Ask A Doc RI (USA)

    An American website set up to answer any questions teenagers may have on sexual health and contraception, while protecting their anonymity.

    Publisher: Healthy Kids RI
    Published Date: 14/09/2011

  • Seasonal flu vaccination: who should have it and why (including information for pregnant women)

    This winter 2011/12 leaflet explains how you can protect yourself against flu this coming winter and why it's very important that people who are at risk have their free seasonal flu vaccination every year. It includes in ...

    Publisher: Department of Health (DH)
    Published Date: 06/09/2011

  • Breastfeeding as obesity prevention

    Deciding to breastfeed your baby benefits both you and your baby. There are many health benefits to your child from breastfeeding, including prevention of infections such as ear infections, diarrhea, and other bacterial ...

    Publisher: Archives of Pediatric Adolescent Medicine
    Published Date: 01/08/2011

  • Families in the foundation years: from pregnancy to children aged five - parents area (website)

    This section of the website takes parents through what they can expect to encounter during pregnancy and the first five years of their child’s life, explaining what support and services they are entitled to in each phase ...

    Publisher: 4Children
    Published Date: 19/07/2011

  • Thinking of getting pregnant? Make sure you’re protected against German measles

    This leaflet gives details on the health risks caused by German measles on unborn babies. It also gives information on how to protect them.

    Publisher: Department of Health (DH)
    Published Date: 13/06/2011

  • Baby Friendly Inititative (website)

    The Baby Friendly Inititative has re-launched its website with a number of new features inclunding "Care pathways" which aim to bring the focus of practice back to the mother's journey and with three segments for parents ...

    Publisher: UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative
    Published Date: 01/06/2011

  • Bliss family handbook: information and support for families of preterm and sick babies

    Provides information and support for the families of premature and sick babies. It is free for every parent with a baby in a neonatal unit and distributed by most units to parents on their first or second day.

    Publisher: Bliss
    Published Date: 08/04/2011

  • TAMBA - The Twin and Multiple Birth Association

    The Twins and Multiple Births Association (Tamba) is a charity set up by parents of twins, triplets and higher multiples and interested professionals.

    Publisher: TAMBA - The Twin and Multiple Birth Association
    Published Date: 13/03/2011

  • Skin-to-skin

    The aim of this booklet is to describe the benefits of skin-to-skin care and to help you decide if you would like to try skin-to-skin with your baby.

    Publisher: Bliss
    Published Date: 24/02/2011

  • iMamatv

    iMama.tv is a completely new type of parenting site because instead of reams of text it is jam packed with video. It includes 4,000 short snappy videos covering everything you need to know or could want to ask about bein ...

    Publisher: iMama.tv
    Published Date: 23/02/2011

  • Family Action's Perinatal Service

    1 in 6 pregnant women are affected by mental distress and mental health issues, if not dealt with, can affect the relationship between mother and child and impact on a child’s long-term development. This is why they are ...

    Publisher: Family Action
    Published Date: 22/02/2011

  • Multiple births – a parents’ guide to neonatal care

    Bliss and Tamba have produced a new booklet to prepare and support multiple birth parents.

    Publisher: Bliss
    Published Date: 17/02/2011

  • Air Travel and Pregnancy - Information for you

    The RCOG has published information for patients about travelling by air during pregnancy. Air Travel and Pregnancy - Information for you is for anyone considering travelling by air when pregnant and is relevant for all l ...

    Publisher: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
    Published Date: 09/02/2011

  • The Joanne (Joe) Bingley Memorial Foundation

    A not-for-profit organisation which aims to raise awareness and de-stigmatize postnatal depression and provide information and support to those affected by it and to those who care for them.

    Publisher: The Joanne (Joe) Bingley Memorial Foundation
    Published Date: 01/02/2011

  • Mellow bumps

    Increasing evidence of the long–term effects of maternal stress in pregnancy has led Mellow Parenting to develop an antenatal programme (Mellow Bumps). This is a six week group-based ante-natal programme designed to sup ...

    Publisher: Mellow Parenting
    Published Date: 01/02/2011

  • Home-Start UK

    Through a network of over 16,000 trained parent volunteers they support thousands of parents who are struggling to cope.

    Publisher: Home-Start UK
    Published Date: 22/12/2010

  • DVD - A child for life

    A 22-minute educational film explaining Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and including interviews with experts, families and children affected by FASD. Available to purchase - click on the link on the NOFAS-UK web ...

    Publisher: National Organisation on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - UK (NOFAS-UK)
    Published Date: 06/12/2010

  • It's not a good idea to drink whilst pregnant

    A leaflet explaining the facts about pregnancy and drinking alcohol and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Can be ordered from the NOFAS-UK website. Full details in the Resources section of the NOFAS website.

    Publisher: National Organisation on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - UK (NOFAS-UK)
    Published Date: 06/12/2010

  • How wonderful you are having a baby

    A leaflet which encourages pregnant women to avoid alcohol. An excellent resource for midwives to give pregnant women. Details available in the Resources section of the NOFAS website.

    Publisher: National Organisation on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - UK (NOFAS-UK)
    Published Date: 06/12/2010

  • FASD the preventable disability

    A 12-page booklet containing basic information on Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Can be ordered from the NOFAS-UK website.

    Publisher: National Organisation on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - UK (NOFAS-UK)
    Published Date: 06/12/2010

  • NHS Choices: Breastfeeding

    Whether you're still pregnant or already have your baby, the breastfeeding guide has all the information you'll need. It has videos, information, advice, and real life experiences to help guide you through the experienc ...

    Publisher: NHS Choices
    Published Date: 02/12/2010

  • Find and choose services: Maternity

    An online comparison tool for expectant parents to compare and rate maternity services in England. The tool, available on NHS Choices, provides information on every maternity service and covers the service offered, patie ...

    Publisher: NHS Choices
    Published Date: 02/12/2010

  • NHS Choices: Paracetamol asthma link 'uncertain'

    This "behind the headlines" report looks at the evidence behind recent press articles which asserted that children given paracetamol before the age of 15 months were more likely to suffer from allergies by the age of six ...

    Publisher: NHS Choices
    Published Date: 30/11/2010

  • Baby and you: your breastfeeding journey

    The Department of Health, with support from the Baby Friendly Initiative, has produced two breastfeeding care pathways for mothers and health professionals. This publication is for mothers and outlines what care they sho ...

    Publisher: UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative
    Published Date: 16/11/2010

  • Weight gain during pregnancy

    Article written in question and answer style which gives advice on eating and healthy weight gain during pregnancy. Includes two charts to help pregnant women to track their weight.

    Publisher: Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health
    Published Date: 26/10/2010

  • Eating safely during pregnancy

    Written in question and answer format, this article outlines why certain foods can be harmful to the unborn baby and provides a chart to help women choose and prepare food during pregnancy.

    Publisher: Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health
    Published Date: 26/10/2010

  • No woman no cry

    Christy Turlington's debut documentary film 'No Woman, No Cry' tackles childbirth mortality and tells the personal stories of pregnant women in four different countries. The film is being shown at the London Film Festiv ...

    Publisher: Turly Pictures
    Published Date: 22/10/2010

  • Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood international

    Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood International is the UK's national information charity on disability and parenthood and the publisher of the international journal on disabled parenting

    Publisher: Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood International
    Published Date: 20/10/2010

  • A guide to infant formula for parents who are bottle feeding

    This guide is an impartial introduction to the different types of infant formula available and also covers feeding methods, recognising when your baby is hungry or full, weight gain and selecting bottles and teats. It is ...

    Publisher: UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative
    Published Date: 18/10/2010

  • Dad Cards

    Little credit-card sized cards to get information into the hands of dads via public services like Maternity hosptials and Children's Centres.

    Publisher: Dad Info Ltd
    Published Date: 07/10/2010

  • Managing your weight in pregnancy

    A 36-page colour book aimed at pregnant women who weigh more than is recommended for their height. Contains advice for the mother to help her look after herself and her growing baby through small lifestyle changes that f ...

    Publisher: Tommy's
    Published Date: 04/10/2010

  • Hyperemesis Education & Research Foundation (HER)

    HG is a debilitating and potentially life-threatening pregnancy disease marked by rapid weight loss, malnutrition, and dehydration due to unrelenting nausea and/or vomiting with potential adverse consequences for the new ...

    Publisher: Hyperemesis Education & Research Foundation (HER)
    Published Date: 29/09/2010

  • The Angela Harrison Charitable Trust

    A registered charity which aims to help women and their families by raising awareness and providing information about postnatal depression/illness. The website allows mums read about the experience of others, provides li ...

    Publisher: The Angela Harrison Charitable Trust
    Published Date: 21/09/2010

  • Pregnancy and Medicines (MedlinePlus)

    Provides links to a range of resources on pregnancy and medicines - including news, overview, reports, research and journal articles, organisations, patient information.

    Publisher: MedlinePlus
    Published Date: 03/09/2010

  • Anxiety UK

    ANXIETY UK works to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders by providing information, support and understanding via an extensive range of services. The organisation works with external agencies and health ...

    Publisher: Anxiety UK
    Published Date: 01/09/2010

  • Depression Alliance

    A leading UK charity for people affected by depression. It offers information, support and understanding for people who are concerned about, or caring for, someone with depression and campaigns to reduce the stigma attac ...

    Publisher: Depression Alliance
    Published Date: 01/09/2010

  • An ectopic pregnancy - Information for you

    The RCOG has published a patient information leaflet about ectopic pregnancy.

    Publisher: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
    Published Date: 27/08/2010

  • Making critical care decisions for your baby

    Bliss has launched a new booklet, Making critical care decisions for your baby, which is for families who are being asked to consider stopping intensive care treatment for their baby.

    Publisher: Bliss
    Published Date: 15/08/2010

  • The Child Death Review process

    A leaflet, written by FSID for the Department for Children, Schools and Families, is available for parents and carers of a child under 18 who has died. It tells you what happens in the Child Death Review.

    Publisher: Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths (FSID)
    Published Date: 19/04/2010

  • Handle with care: A guide to keeping your baby safe

    Advice on holding and handling your baby safely.

    Publisher: National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
    Published Date: 14/04/2010

  • TinyLife- Northern Ireland's premature and vulnerable baby charity

    Dedicated to reducing premature birth, illness, disability and death in babies born in Northern Ireland.

    Publisher: TinyLife
    Published Date: 23/03/2010

  • Unique - The Rare Chromosome Disorder Support Group

    Unique is a source of information and support to families and individuals affected by any rare chromosome disorder and to the professionals who work with them. Unique is a UK-based charity but welcomes members worldwide.

    Publisher: The Rare Chromosome Disorder Support Group
    Published Date: 09/03/2010

  • Child Bereavement Charity

    The Child Bereavement Charity is the UK’s leading charity that supports families and educates professionals both when a child dies and when a child is bereaved.

    Publisher: Child Bereavement Charity
    Published Date: 09/03/2010

  • Birth to Five (2009 edition)

    Birth to Five has been revised and will be given free to all parents in England. The book is a trusted authority on all aspects of early years. It provides in-depth support, useful contact information and advice on right ...

    Publisher: Department of Health (DH)
    Published Date: 29/10/2009

  • The pregnancy care planner: You're NHS guide to having a baby

    Whether you're planning to have a baby, are already pregnant, or your new baby has just arrived, this NHS interactive pregnancy planner is for you. It contains all you need to know to have a healthy and happy pregnanc ...

    Publisher: NHS Choices
    Published Date: 24/05/2009

  • Mumsnet

    An information website for mothers with a wide range of advice on pregnancy, childbirth and early years.

    Publisher:
    Published Date: 25/03/2009

  • Netmums

    Netmums is an online parenting organisation. It is made up of a family of local websites and networks for mums aimed at helping mums cope with and enjoy being a mum. Provides all kinds of information about parenting and ...

    Publisher: Netmums
    Published Date: 25/03/2009

  • National Childbirth Trust (NCT)

    The NCT aims to enable all parents in the UK to have an enriching experience of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood. Its purpose is to provide support and evidence-based information in pregnancy, birth and early days o ...

    Publisher: National Childbirth Trust (NCT)
    Published Date: 07/03/2009

  • National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU)

    The NPEU is a multidisciplinary research team dedicated to improving the care provided to women and their families during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period, as well as the care provided to the newborn. Its ...

    Publisher: University of Oxford
    Published Date: 05/02/2009

  • Informed Choice

    Informed Choice aims to assist women and health care professionals in accessing reliable, evidence-based information to support maternal choice and professionals’ clinical decision making.

    Publisher: MIDIRS
    Published Date: 16/09/2008

  • Eating for Pregnancy

    A good diet and sensible lifestyle from prior to pregnancy and into the first trimester will help lay the foundations for a good pregnancy and a healthy baby. Website offering advice.

    Publisher: Wellbeing of Women
    Published Date: 01/07/2008

  • Your Baby: Feeding your baby in the first year

    Information from the Food Standards Agency, which gives advice to parents about feeding their baby.

    Publisher: Food Standards Agency (FSA)
    Published Date: 29/05/2008

  • The Be A Star Breastfeeding support, information and advice blog

    The Be a Star campaign is dedicated to increasing the number of young mums who choose to breastfeed. The campaign hopes to do this by showcasing the beauty, confidence and pride that comes with breastfeeding, as well as ...

    Publisher: Be a Star
    Published Date: 15/05/2008

  • NCT Books and information

    The NCT has developed a range of information sheets for women which can be purchased from the charity

    Publisher: NCT
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • Reaching Out Project: Maternity Access and Advocacy Pack

    The Reaching Out Project aims to improve access to maternity services for highly marginalised Black and minority ethnic women, including refugees, asylum seekers, women with little or no English and women with insecure i ...

    Publisher: Medact
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • BirthChoiceUK

    Where you choose to have your baby and whom you choose to look after you in labour will affect the type of birth you have and the care you receive. This website explains your options and gives you some information to hel ...

    Publisher: BirthChoiceUK
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • Disabled Parents Network (DPN)

    DPN provides information, advice and peer support to disabled parents, their families and supporters. They campaign on a local and national level to improve services for disabled parents. They also provide training and w ...

    Publisher: Disabled Parents Network
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • Health Rights Information Scotland

    You can find clear, accurate and up to date information about your health rights here. This includes information about what you can expect from the NHS, accessing your health records, and being involved in decisions a ...

    Publisher: Consumer Focus Scotland
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • Maternal Link

    Maternal Link aims to develop community midwifery services, based from birth centres, who will promote the normalisation of pregnancy and childbirth.

    Publisher: Maternal Link
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society (Sands)

    Sands is an organisation which can offer you support when your baby dies during pregnancy or after birth.

    Publisher: Sands (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society)
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • The Miscarriage Association

    The Miscarriage Association is a registered national charity in England & Wales (no. 1076829) and in Scotland (no. SC039790) and a company limited by guarantee (no. 3779123) , working across England, Northern Ireland ...

    Publisher: The Miscarriage Association
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • Twins and Multiple Births Association (Tamba)

    The Twins and Multiple Births Association (Tamba) is a charity set up by parents of twins, triplets and higher multiples and interested professionals. It is the only UK wide organisation that directly helps tens of thous ...

    Publisher: TAMBA - The Twin and Multiple Birth Association
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • Action on Pre-eclampsia

    Action on Pre-eclampsia, a charity, campaigns and lobbies for more money for research and education on pre-eclampsia, the most common of the serious complications of pregnancy. A confidential support helpline is also ope ...

    Publisher: Action on Pre-eclampsia
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • Birth Trauma Association (BTA)

    The Birth Trauma Association (BTA) supports all women who have had a traumatic birth experience.

    Publisher: Birth Trauma Association (BTA)
    Published Date: 16/03/2008

  • An assisted birth (operative vaginal delivery): information for you

    RCOG information for patients

    Publisher: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
    Published Date: 13/12/2007

  • Obstetric Cholestasis (itching liver disorder) Information for Patients

    In this section of the RCOG website you will find information for people who are currently users of the O & G services (patients) and their families

    Publisher: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
    Published Date: 03/05/2007

  • One Mother, One Midwife

    From their website - Who is behind the campaign? We are a group of mothers, fathers and midwives who have joined together to campaign for change in our maternity services. We believe that by working in partnership we wil ...

    Publisher: One Mother, One Midwife Campaign
    Published Date: 02/05/2007

  • Health and safety for new and expectant mothers

    Includes: Guidance for health professionalsGuidance for new and expectant mothersLegislation affecting new and expectant mothers at work.Sources of further information and guidance

    Publisher: Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
    Published Date: 24/04/2007

  • Recreational exercise and pregnancy - information for you

    This information is designed to help you and your healthcare professional to discuss and develop an exercise programme during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of your baby.

    Publisher: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
    Published Date: 01/09/2006

  • RCOG patient information

    This section is for you and others interested or involved in your care. All the information comes from up-to-date and carefully-checked guidance for doctors, but it's been written in a way that makes it clearer for the n ...

    Publisher: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
    Published Date: 03/07/2006


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