Information for Mothers
This section of the website is aimed at members of the public and health professionals
We produce leaflets, information cards and films on a variety of topics
Translations are available in up to 37 languages
We provide these in a variety of formats, including apps for smartphones and tablets.
Choose from one of the options:
Our LEAFLETS (many with translations) are available on:
- Raised Body Mass Index (BMI) - information for pregnant women with a high BMI
Headache after spinal/epidural injection - information about the headache and what treatment may be offered
Regional Anaesthesia for Unplanned Caesarean Section - information about a regional anaesthetic (being awake) for an emergency (unplanned) Caesarean section
- General Anaesthesia for Unplanned Caesarean Section - information about a general anaesthetic (being asleep) for an emergency (unplaned) Caesarean section.
Our INFORMATION CARDS:
- Epidural information card - for the early stages of labour
- FOREIGN PHRASE cards - for use when interpreters are not available
Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy in all leaflets and translations. Information provided was based on the best available evidence at the time of writing.
Poster for publicising in antenatal clinics and inserting in mother's notes
(download the pdf for printing)