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Health in Pregnancy Service

Click here to see our joint website for the RUH, Greate Western and Salisbury Trusts, supporting throughout your pregnancy journey

For lots of information regarding lifestyle please look at:

A healthy lifestyle is recommended to ensure a healthy pregnancy and birth. Many women will have a lot of questions about their current lifestyle

Things to consider are:

  • Diet and exercise
  • Smoking
  • Vitamins and medications
  • Vaccines in pregnancy: your midwife or GP can give you a flu vaccine, but you will need to see the GP for your whooping cough vaccine – find out more
  • Travel
  • Emotional wellbeing
  • Sexual activity
  • Pelvic floor exercises
  • Parent education
  • Safeguarding and support services
  • Domestic abuse
  • Finances (your work and available benefits)

Our Specialist Health in Pregnancy teams are available to provide tailored support in relation to weight management and quitting smoking in pregnancy. Your midwife can put you in touch.

This service is available to all women who live in the Bath and North East Somerset area.

A friendly, dedicated team of trained Health Advisors, we will support you to make positive lifestyle changes that will benefit you, your family and your growing baby.

We can do this in the comfort of your own home, your local maternity unit, over the telephone or via video call. Your midwife can refer you.

We are a friendly and supportive team of trained Health Advisors; able to offer women in Wiltshire 1:1 support with healthy weight management and smoking cessation during pregnancy.

Being smoke-free in pregnancy will offer immediate benefits to both you and your baby. Please speak to your midwife about our service. We look forward to meeting you!

The Mums2Be smokefree service is a free stop smoking service available to pregnant women living and working in Somerset. Support is provided by trained stop smoking advisors who will work with you (and your household members) throughout pregnancy and beyond.

Your midwife can refer you or you can contact the team directly.

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