Maternity & Parenting


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The practice works in partnership with the local midwives and health visitors to offer a comrehensive antenatal and postnatal service. Preconceptual advice and guidance is available from your GP or nurse.

If you are pregnant, you can speak to the GP or refer yourself directly to the midwifery team and you will be able to discuss your choices of hospital and community care.

Local Support

SATH Maternity Services

All newly pregnant women now need to make a self-referral to SATH Maternity Services via Badgernet even if you have consulted a GP regarding your pregnancy. You can do this by going to their website and then selecting Badgernet Maternity Notes from the menu on the left of the page.

Visit the SATH website

National Support

The National Childbirth Trust

Their mission is to support parents through the first 1,000 days, to have the best possible experience of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.

Visit the The National Childbirth Trust website


Baby crying is normal, you can cope. Please follow the ICON guidance for coping with crying.

Visit the ICON website

The Lullaby Trust

The Lullaby Trust raises awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies and offers emotional support for bereaved families.

Visit the The Lullaby Trust website

TAMBA (Twins and Multiple Births Association)

Tamba is a UK based charity helping people around the world. They were set up by parents of multiples and interested professionals in 1978.

Visit the TAMBA website

Baby Centre

BabyCentre® reaches more than 45 million mums globally each month in nine different languages, including eight in 10 new and expecting mums online in the UK.

Visit the Baby Centre website

National Breastfeeding Helpline

Independent breastfeeding support and information.

Visit the National Breastfeeding Helpline