Antenatal contact

What you can expect

Your team will contact you any time after your 28th week of pregnancy to introduce you to our services. The topics covered will include:

  • Assessment of the overall health and wellbeing of the mother
  • Screening for any conditions that may have an impact on mother or baby
  • Smoking in either parent
  • Folic acid and other dietary or lifestyle advice as required
  • Breastfeeding (including both parents’ attitudes)
  • Mental health
  • Feelings about pregnancy
  • Assessment of risks and protective factors
  • Parents’ relationship
  • Assessment of the father’s health and wellbeing

This will also give you an opportunity to ask us any questions you may have in relation to your pregnancy and the birth of your baby.

Pregnant woman - antenatal contact