Start for Life baby on the way

Guidance for staying healthy and preparing for the arrival of your baby.

Whether you’ve just found out you’re pregnant, or are nearly due to welcome your baby. You will have lots of questions and want to find out as much as you can.

Start for Life will help you on your journey and provide information for services to support you and your growing family.

Family Hubs are now open!

Start for Life offers bump to baby courses, and is available to book at your local family hub. Midwifery antenatal clinics will also be running (by appointment only) from family hubs.

Find out what is going on at your local family hubs.

What to do when you have a positive pregnancy test. Your community midwifery team will help you.

Follow your pregnancy week by week and what to expect.

Everything you need for your baby, and what to expect during labour.

Help for keeping your body and mind healthy during pregnancy.

Advice when planning your maternity leave and your rights as an employee

Pregnancy vitamins available from your local Family Hub for free.

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