I’ve had my baby

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This page provides useful information for parents after they have had their baby.

Regardless of where you have your baby, the postnatal community care will be provided by the hospital nearest to the address of where you will be discharged to.

Neonatal care

Click here to see useful information if your baby is in special care

Your six-week postnatal check

You should have your postnatal check about six weeks after your baby's birth to make sure you feel well and you are recovering properly.

Get involved

Click here to see how to get involved in improving maternity care in your area

Health Visitor

Health visitors offer support and informed advice from the ante-natal period until the child starts school at 5 years

Breastfeeding

Find information and how to access support on breastfeeding here

Help and emotional support

Having a baby can be joyful, exciting and rewarding. However, it is also common for pregnant women and new mothers or fathers to experience anxiety, depression or emotional distress.

Tips for new parents

Click here to get tips for after becoming a new parent