Pregnancy Care Planner

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The more you know about your pregnancy and your options, the more you are likely to feel in control. The information given here is based on The Pregnancy Book, which your midwife should give you at your first appointment.   

Before you are pregnant

  • All about conception and getting pregnant
  • Thinking about the next baby?

Your pregnancy and labour

  • 37-40 weeks pregnantHow the baby develops
  • 0-8 weeks pregnant
  • 9-12 weeks pregnant
  • 13-16 weeks pregnant
  • 17-20 weeks pregnant
  • 21-24 weeks pregnant
  • 25-28 weeks pregnant
  • 29-32 weeks pregnant
  • 33-36 weeks pregnant
  • 40+ weeks pregnant
  • Your health in pregnancy
  • Common health problems
  • Antenatal care and classes
  • Choosing where to have your baby
  • Labour and birth
  • When pregnancy goes wrong

You and your baby

  • What you will need for your baby?
  • Your life after the birth
  • The first days with your baby
  • The first weeks with your baby
  • Feeding your baby

General pregnancy topics

  • Feelings and relationships
  • Information for dads
  • Maternity leave and employment rights
  • Rights and benefits
  • Make some decisions
  • If you have a long-term condition (such as diabetes or high blood pressure)

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