Please check with your midwife or healthcare professional for any queries or clinical concerns. Women will be receiving individual information and updates via their ‘My Maternity Notes App’, please check you have push notifications on to receive these updates
Local Maternity Systems Northern England
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Important Health Notices
Visit the NCIC NHS Trust website Maternity pages for latest news and updates from your maternity provider.
It is that time of year-FLU season.
Are you pregnant?
Have you had your flu vaccination?
Speak to your midwife,pharmacist or GP for more information.
Maternity Safety Information
The key message themes are:
If you are pregnant and Black, Black British or Asian, Asian British – you might be more vulnerable.
Trust your instincts – call your midwife or maternity team anytime if you are worried about your pregnancy or if you have symptoms of COVID-19.
It is safe to attend for your care and appointments during the pandemic.
Is your mood ok? Who to speak to if it is not ok.
What to do if you miss an appointment.
Signs of labour and what to do if you think you are in labour.
What to do if you have signs and symptoms of pre-eclampsia.
The importance of taking Vitamin D.
Feeling safe in your own home and how to find support if you don’t.
Looking after you and your unborn baby.
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Should I take Vitamin D supplementation?
All pregnant women are to consider taking 10 micrograms of vitamin D a day to keep your bones and muscles healthy.
Vitamin D supplements are available from most pharmacies, supermarkets and other retailers.
Vitamin D in some foods, including oily fish, eggs and red meat.
Vitamin D is added to some breakfast cereals, fat spreads and non-dairy milk alternatives. The amounts might only be small.
If you have dark skin or always cover your skin You may be at particular risk of not having enough vitamin D. You may need to consider taking a daily supplement of vitamin D all year. Talk to a midwife or doctor if this applies to you.
Covid Vaccination information for Pregnant and Breastfeeding women/persons
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If you notice a change in your baby's regular movement call your midwife or maternity unit immediately. Read more at www.kickscount.org.uk