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Maternity leaflets and resources

Useful information for your pregnancy, preparing for labour and birth, and caring for yourself and your baby.

King’s College Hospital leaflets

TitleFile SizeLink
Antenatal colostrum harvesting179 KB
Aspirin in pregnancy for the prevention of pre-eclampsia36 KB
Going home after your baby is born114 KB
How to increase your dietary iron intake in pregnancy136 KB
Intravenous (IV) iron therapy (maternity only)30 KB
Investigations for suspected blood clots during or after pregnancy42 KB
Maternity parent education schedule545 KB
Maternity research226 KB
Preventing blood clots (VTE) in pregnancy720 KB
Self-administration of medicines in maternity61 KB
Venous thromboembolism in pregnancy and after birth164 KB

Recommended external resources

NHS pregnancy guide including pregnancy care, keeping well in pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, and labour and birth.

NHS England Screening Tests for You and Your Baby about the screening tests offered during and after pregnancy

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)

UNICEF Baby Friendly infant feeding information

Tommy’s pregnancy hub

Labour Pains information on pain relief choices during labour and birth

Pelvic Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy (POGP) for pelvic health and wellbeing

FiveXMore – information and resources aiming to improve Black women and birthing people’s maternal health outcomes

Group B Streptococcus (GBS) in pregnancy and newborn babies leaflet – translated into 14 languages