You can now self refer to a community midwife
At the Luton and Dunstable Hospital:
At Lister Hospital:
or At Watford Hospital:
IF YOU DO DECIDE TO SELF REFER, PLEASE ALSO CALL THE SURGERY TO LET US KNOW ABOUT YOUR PREGNANCY.
Alternatively, please book an appointment with a doctor when you know you are pregnant.
We can refer patients to any of our local hospitals -Luton and Dunstable, Lister or Watford.
Please find general early pregnancy advice here:
The surgery provides routine 6 week postnatal checks for all women as well as babies. Please call the surgery to arrange this.
Additional support is available from our local health visitors:
01582 715 675 for Harpenden
01582 833546 for Wheathampsted
For more information, see the link below:
Mental wellbeing during antenatal and postnatal period
If you need support for you mental wellbeing in the antenatal or postnatal period, please contact a GP, your midwife or health visitor, or consider contacting the local wellbeing team:
With Healthy Start, you get free vouchers every week to spend on milk, plain fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, and infant formula milk. You can also get free vitamins.
Pregnant or have children under the age of four? You could qualify if you're on benefits, or if you're pregnant and under 18. Visit the website to find out more: https://www.healthystart.nhs.uk/