PREGNANCY

Victoria Practice

Pregnancy is very unique time but brings about its own worries, changes and challenges that can often be unexpected. The resources listed are here to help you prepare, educate and act on any issues that arise.

People who are pregnant can self refer to NHS Lothian Maternity Services . 

As soon as you are aware you are pregnant please call 0131 536 2009 (Mon-Fri 0900-1700)

Your booking appointment will be arranged as well as your initial ultrasound scan.

Website offering reliable information  on using medicines in pregnancy

Website

Several contraceptive methods are suitable for women who have just had a baby and want to space their next pregnancy, or who want long term contraception

Website

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Your guide to pregnancy, labour and birth and early parenthood up to 8 weeks including looking after yourself and your baby, antenatal care, health problems in pregnancy and how to manage common issues

Website

Providing information on a range of pre-pregnancy and pregnancy related issues. Including an advice line, symptom checker, nutrition, weight, exercise and mental health information

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

Please see resources below

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Founded in February 2015 by a group of mums in Edinburgh who all have personal experience of perinatal mental health difficulties

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Mon - Fri

Child-friendly family and community center base in Leith providing support support groups, respite, counselling and more

Call 01315530100

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Put together by mums who have all suffered postnatal depression offering support, peer groups and a full list of UK wide services