Useful tips and advice

Click here to see useful information in different languages and useful tips for pregnancy.

Pregnancy information in different languages

Click here to find information on safer pregnancy and baby movements’ leaflets.

MAMA Academy

Supporting mums and midwives to help babies arrive safely.
NHS Screening tests for you and your baby

Screening tests for you and your baby

Important information about the screening choices you will have during and after your pregnancy


Midwife-led information covers everything you need to know about having a safe and healthy pregnancy, from conception to birth.

Always Ask

Why you should always trust your instincts.

Tips for speaking up on pregnancy

A short film aimed at helping women in pregnancy or during the postnatal period share their safety concerns about life threatening illness and enabling maternity response.

Maternity leave and pay

Statutory Maternity Leave is 52 weeks. You don’t have to take 52 weeks but you must take 2 weeks’ leave after your baby is born (or 4 weeks if you work in a factory).

Benefits and employment rights

If you are pregnant and work you have four main legal rights: paid time off for antenatal care; maternity leave; maternity pay or maternity allowance; protection against unfair treatment, discrimination or dismissal.
pregancy and baby guide

Your pregnancy and baby guide

Whatever you want to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant or caring for your new baby, you can find it here.

NCT new parent support

Excellent source of high-quality information for both mothers and fathers

The Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists guidance

Click here for up-to-date and carefully checked guidance for you and others involved in your care.