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At UHDB, it is important to us that your needs are being met, so we have developed free online antenatal education resources to support you to have a positive, informed and empowered pregnancy, birth and postnatal period. The resources offer a range of topics for you to access in your own time and at your own pace. These resources can be shared with your partners and birth supporters to increase their awareness.
You can view the online antenatal education resources from the webpage below or via the HealthZone UK App.
The App can be accessed by downloading it for free from the App Store (opens in new window) > or Google Play (opens in new window) > to your personal device. Once downloaded, you will need to select the UHDB – Maternity App when opening it for the first time. The online antenatal education resources are located under the ‘antenatal’ tile.
Click on the drop down tabs below to explore the online antenatal education resources.
This section looks at topics that are most relevant to the antenatal period:
This section focuses on topics to help you prepare for your labour and birth:
This section covers what to expect after you have had your baby:
This section gives you key information to help you get feeding your baby off to the best start:
This section will show you some of our maternity care locations at UHDB.
Please note these are 360 videos, which means that you can click and drag the screen to see the hospital from all angles. Sometimes your laptop will lower the quality of the video because of this feature - to change this, please click on the cog in the right hand corner of the video, click quality and then choose your preferred quality (the higher the better, with HD options giving you the best viewing experience).
This section offers some template resources that you can use to help you plan for the arrival of your baby:
We are always interested in your feedback, so if you have any queries or you feel that there is an area missing that you believe would be beneficial, please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.