Archive: Maternity (Obstetrics)

Gestational Diabetes mellitus

What is gestational diabetes mellitus? Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a form of diabetes which affects up to 15% of women in pregnancy. It occurs as the body is...

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Assisted vaginal birth (ventouse or forceps)

This information is provided by Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists. To view the leaflet, please click...

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Meet the Maternity Team

Welcome to the maternity department Whilst you are in the maternity department, you may see many different members of staff. If you’re not sure who they are please ask...

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Staying comfortable during labour

This leaflet outlines the options available to support you during your labour and birth. Many of the options you and your birth partner can do at home, as well...

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Epidural – Your Choice

What is an epidural? An epidural is a method of pain relief used to relieve pain during labour. An injection of local anaesthetic is passed into your lower back...

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TB, BCG and your baby

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Screening tests for you and your baby (STFYAYB)

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Perinatal Mental Health

How you feel matters Getting help in Milton Keynes We’d rather you told...

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Breech Presentation – What are your choices?

This information leaflet aims to support the advice you are given by your midwife and obstetrician if your baby is a breech presentation and will help you to make...

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