Coronavirus guidance

Restrictions remain in place and inside all of our hospitals you still need to wear a mask, wash your hands and follow social distancing. Please see information for visitors > before you plan on visiting.

Coronavirus - Information and changes to our maternity services

Find out how our maternity services have changed during the coronavirus pandemic, on our maternity services during coronavirus page >.

We understand this is a challenging time for expectant mothers and new parents. Information and guidance is regularly changing and we will make every effort to keep women and families updated. 

Using contraception after childbirth

contraceptive pill packet


Many unplanned pregnancies happen in the first few months after childbirth, so it is important to think about contraception if you want to delay or avoid another pregnancy.

It is important to talk to your midwife or GP about contraception and discuss your options.

This guide will explain the myths about conceiving after childbirth, and the contraceptive options available to you.

Access the Sex Wise website (opens in a new window) >