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Congratulations! Having a baby is an exciting time. There are quite a lot of things to think about leading to the birth of your new baby.

Every woman will have access to information to enable her to make decisions about her care.

Mother and baby will be able to access support that is centred on their individual needs and circumstances.

Welcome to the Maternity Services website  (Please find links below to the Governments Coronavirus information site and suggested guidance during pregnancy)

Welcome to the NHS Northamptonshire Maternity Services website which offers a wealth of up-to-date information to support local women, partners and their families through their pregnancy journey.

For further information about the Corona Virus, and specific information relating to maternity and pregnancy, please refer to the National NHS guidance using the website links below.

 

The first link will take you to the NHS guidelines page where you can scroll down and find the link for advice on pregnancy:-

 

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

 

The pregnancy advice in this second link is based on information from the Royal College of Obstretritians and Gynaecologists:-

 

https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/guidelines-research-services/guidelines/coronavirus-pregnancy/covid-19-virus-infection-and-pregnancy/

 

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The three stages of pregnancy

Every woman’s pregnancy journey is different. A typical pregnancy lasts approximately 40 weeks and is divided into stages known as trimesters.

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Total number of babies born in Northamptonshire in 2019 = 7931

Total number of babies born in Northamptonshire in 2018 = 8046

Your Stories

8. Bev's story during Covid

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8. Bev's story during Covid

News & Media

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Perinatal Mental Health support during Covid-19

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During Covid - Find out the ever changing Maternity Services at NGH and KGH

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