Coronavirus guidance

If you think you may have symptoms of Coronavirus, follow the national guidance and self-isolate for seven days. We have Introduced a number of measures and changes to help delay the spread of the virus and maintain essential health services for those that will continue to need them during these unprecedented times. If you, or a member of your family has tested positive for Coronavirus, please find resources to aid your/their recovery on our Coronavirus - Supporting your recovery page.

Coronavirus - Information and changes to our Maternity Services

View the latest guidance and information about our services 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. 

Maternity contraception

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 from the Family Planning Agency will explain the myths about conceiving after childbirth, and the contraceptive options available to you.