All the latest news from maternity services across Herefordshire and Worcestershire can be found here. If you require any further information please get in touch.
An NHS service which supports pregnant women and new mothers in Worcestershire is one of the few in the country to be awarded national accreditation from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
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Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire are carrying out a survey to assess the thoughts and perceptions pregnant women have around physical activity.
Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire is stepping up to meet the needs of our females and bridge the gap in free provision for teenage girls, pregnant women, new mums and older ladies by transforming their 'This Girl Can' campaign.
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Pregnant women who are smokers are benefiting from a range of measures put in place at Wye Valley NHS Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust designed to support them to quit.
Dads in Herefordshire and Worcestershire can now prepare for parenthood with a new online resource called DadPad, because babies don’t come with an instruction manual!
New mums who are separated from their babies immediately after birth are being given iPads to help them bond with their child via a live video link.
Midwives from Worcestershire have been shortlisted for a national award from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).
Midwives from Herefordshire and Worcestershire’s new ‘continuity of carer’ teams came together to showcase how the service is benefiting both families and midwives – and launched a short film about their work at the same time.
For the latest information on measures put in place across maternity services in Herefordshire and Worcestershire, please contact your midwife or visit the relevant website for updates:
Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust (perinatal mental health services)
Keep up-to-date with all the latest coronavirus pregnancy and birth advice at www.nhs.uk/pregnancy-and-coronavirus, which also has links to helpful resources including a range of topical videos and leaflets and an animation.
Alternatively contact NHS111 or in an emergency dial 999.