Antenatal Appointment Schedule

Your Antenatal appointment schedule Your care in pregnancy is often referred to as ‘Antenatal care’ which refers to the care, advice and support you will get from a range of healthcare professionals in your pregnancy such as midwives, GP’s and specialist doctors...

Vaccinations in Pregnancy

Vaccinations offered in pregnancy You will be offered a range of vaccines (immunisations) during your pregnancy by your midwife or GP to help protect you from certain infections or to help keep your baby safe from infection during the first few weeks of their life...

Week 41 of Pregnancy

If you are reading this, then you are either thinking ahead or now past your due date and feeling a whole range of emotions! If it’s any consolation you are not alone – only about 5% of babies arrive on their due date so it’s not unusual to go past your due...

Week 40 of Pregnancy

Congratulations – you have made it to 40 weeks and that estimated due date you were given probably right at the beginning of your pregnancy. As you are well aware by now though this doesn’t mean baby will definitely appear this week – the estimation is just that, and...

Week 39 of Pregnancy

You are now into days, not weeks, of your estimated due date – although do bear in mind that very few babies actually arrive on their due date. Don’t be surprised by how tired and energetic you feel at the same time at this stage in pregnancy. Nesting – that deep urge...