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Pregnancy (booking & advice) Postnatal Support

ANTENATAL 'BOOKING'

Please register ('book') your pregnancy with the maternity service as soon as you know that you are pregnant (ideally by 8 weeks) by SELF REFERRAL to the maternity team:

St Peter's Hospital - Maternity

click HERE to complete your booking form for St Peter's Hospital, Chertsey

Once completed please post to the maternity department (address on the form) or drop into Sunny Meed reception

RSCH maternityclick HERE to find out how to book your pregnancy at the Royal  Surrey County Hospital Guildford

You are free to choose which hospital at which to book and if you need to discuss this choice further please arrange a consultation with a GP or Sheena as early as possible to avoid any unnecessary delays.


COMMUNITY MIDWIFE - Sheena Sinclair-Brown is the surgery's named community midwife:

  • Tuesday morning clinics (Sunny Meed) for antenatal bookings
  • Friday morning clinics (Goldsworth Park) for antenatal follow ups.

When not available at the surgery she can be contacted directly on 01932 722413 or please phone the triage number below.

She can arrange for ladies to be seen at alternative community clinics if required. 

 


 

TRIAGE (available 24 hours):

0300 123 5473

call for any maternity related clinical queries

 


Abbey Birth Centre

Maternity Information Evenings and tours of the St Peters Hospital Unit can be found by clicking here


PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT ANY MEMBER OF THE CLINICAL TEAM ABOUT CONCERNS THAT YOU HAVE DURING ANY STAGE OF YOUR PREGNANCY OR FOLLOWING DELIVERY.


Before you are pregnant

All about conception and getting pregnant

Thinking about the next baby?


FIND OUT MORE ABOUT:

MATERNITY EXEMPTION CERTIFICATES 

Your MIDWIFE or GP should COMPLETE THIS FORM WHICH YOU ALSO SIGN  IDEALLY AT BOOKNG to ensure that you  get access to the free prescriptions and dental care available on the NHS whilst you are pregnant and for 12 months after delivery.

If you have not been given a maternity exemption certificate to sign please ask at your next routine appointment or at the surgery reception.


Your pregnancy and labour

 How the baby develops

0-8 weeks pregnant

9-12 weeks pregnant

13-16 weeks pregnant

17-20 weeks pregnant

21-24 weeks pregnant

25-28 weeks pregnant

29-32 weeks pregnant

33-36 weeks pregnant

37-40 weeks pregnant

40+ weeks pregnant

Your health in pregnancy

Common health problems

Antenatal care and classes

Choosing where to have your baby

Labour and birth

When pregnancy goes wrong


Kicks Count

Feeling your baby move is a sign they are well. If you notice your baby’s movements have changed call your midwife or maternity unit.

Click HERE to find out more


You and your baby

What you will need for your baby?

Your life after the birth

The first days with your baby

The first weeks with your baby

Feeding your baby

 


General pregnancy topics

Feelings and relationships

Information for dads

Maternity leave and employment rights

Rights and benefits

Make some decisions

If you have a long-term condition (such as diabetes or high blood pressure)


Quit smoking  STOP SMOKING ADVICE

click the image to find out more about QUIT 51

Please seek advice if you require help with stopping smoking at any time before or during pregnancy - we have dedicated smoking cessation clinics and can signpost you to self help resources if you prefer.

Click here to find out more about the benefits of stopping smoking in pregnancy.


Vaccinations in pregnancy

RECOMMENDED during pregnancy:

WHOOPING COUGH (PERTUSSIS)

FLU


Best Beginnings is a charity working to give every child in the UK the best start in life, providing support for every family....

Best Beginnings

It offers:

'Baby Buddy' app (free)

'Out of the Blue' - Maternal Mental Health Support

'Small Wonders' - Support when your baby is sick or premature

'From Bump to Breast Feeding' - Follow real mothers' stories

'Baby Express' - Month by month guide to enjoying your baby's first year


Healthy Start


POSTNATAL SUPPORT:

01932 722879

  • Your HEALTH VISITOR can be contacted on: 01483 728201

LIST OF WOKING SURE START CENTRES



 
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