Maternity

Bedford Community Health Services, Pop-ins

Do you have questions on your baby’s health or development? Perhaps you would like to know more about feeding, sleeping, toileting, or a host of other topics. Please join them for their ‘Virtual Pop-in’; an opportunity to speak with your local health visiting team via video conferencing. Sessions will be held every Wednesday from 10:00 until 11:00, from August until December.

Facebook: @BedsCYP

Twitter: @BedsCYP

Telephone: 0300 555 0606

Text: Parentline 0750 733 1456 or Chathealth 0750 733 1450

Website: www.cambscommunityservices.nhs.uk/bedfordshire

Email: ccs.beds.childrens.spa@nhs.net

Baby Buddy App

Baby Buddy is an award winning mobile phone app for new parents and parents-to-be, created by mums, doctors and midwives.

Download from: Google Play: Baby Buddy

Download from: iTunes: Baby Buddy

Further information

Whatever you want to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant or caring for your new baby, you should find it here –

Website: NHS Choices – Your Pregnancy & Baby Guide

Perinatal Community Mental Health Service

Specialist care for women with mental health problems who are pregnant, in the first year after birth, or who are considering pregnancy.
Ask health and social care professionals – GPs, community psychiatrists, obstetricians, midwives, health visitors and social workers – to refer you if you need help.

The Grove Pregnancy Advice Centre

The Grove is a part of The Hope Trust (Bedford) a registered Christian charity. They receive referrals from health professionals, Social Services and other organisations, with clients also able to refer themselves for all services.

Telephone: 01234 355 408

Website: www.thegrovepac.org.uk

Planning your Pregnancy

If you’re planning on getting pregnant, you can improve your chances of conceiving and having a successful pregnancy.

Website: www.nhs.uk/planning-pregnancy

National Childbirth Trust

For practical and emotional support in all areas of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood including help with feeding.

Website: www.nct.org.uk

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