Pregnancy Help & More

There is a wealth of information on various websites but be careful to avoid misinformation by visiting reputable sites such as those of the Royal Colleges. I provide the following patient information leaflets and you can download or read by clicking on the link. Most of these are or have been adapted from College/MOH pamphlets.

  1. Diabetes in Pregnancy
  2. Vitamin D during Pregnancy
  3. What to Bring to the Birthing Unit
  4. Placenta Praevia
  5. Baby is breech and due soon
  6. A difficult birth – What is shoulder dystocia
  7. A third or fourth degree tear during childbirth
  8. About abortion care – What you need to know
  9. Acute pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
  10. Alcohol and Pregnancy
  11. Amniocentesis - What you need to know
  12. An assisted birth (operative vaginal delivery)
  13. Birth after previous caesarean – Information for you
  14. Bleeding and pain in early pregnancy – Information for you
  15. Blood Transfusion, Pregnancy and Birth
  16. Chickenpox in pregnancy – What you need to know
  17. Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) – What you need to know
  18. Cord blood banking – Information for parents
  19. Couples with recurrent miscarriage – What the RCOG guideline means for you
  20. Early miscarriage – Information for you
  21. Endometriosis – What you need to know
  22. Genital herpes in pregnancy – Information for you
  23. HIV in Pregnancy – Information for you
  24. Long term pelvic pain – information for you
  25. Managing premenstrual syndrome (PMS) – Information for you
  26. Obstetric Cholestasis (itching liver disorder) – Information for you
  27. Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome – What you need to know
  28. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) – What it means for your long term health
  29. Pre eclampsia – What you need to know
  30. Preventing group B streptococcus (GBS) infection in newborn babies
  31. Recreational exercise and pregnancy – Information for you
  32. Sterilisation for women and men – What you need to know
  33. Surgery for stress incontinence – Information for you
  34. Turning a breech baby in the womb (External cephalic version) – Information for you
  35. Umbilical cord prolapse in late pregnancy – Information for you
  36. Understanding how risk is discussed in health care – Information for you
  37. Venous thrombosis in pregnancy and after birth – Information for you
  38. When your waters break early (Preterm prelabour rupture of membranes)