Maternity patient leaflets

 

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Antenatal hypertension (high blood pressure)

Description:
This leaflet is for women with hypertension (high blood pressure) in pregnancy.

Assisted delivery aftercare

Description:
This leaflet explains more about returning to your everyday activities after an assisted delivery (forceps or ventouse).

Birth options after previous caesarean section

Description:
This information is for you if you have had one caesarean section and want to know more about your birth options when having another baby.

Breech baby

Description:
This leaflet explains more about using External Cephalic Version (ECV) to turn your breech baby to a head down position.

Elective caesarean section

Description:
This leaflet is about what to expect from your elective caesarean section.

eLIXIR study - Information for parents of infants in neonatal intensive care

Description:
This leaflet tells you about a research study. Before you make a decision please discuss this with your family and friends and do ask any questions you have.

eLIXIR study - Maternity participant information

Description:
This leaflet tells you about a research study. Before you make a decision please discuss this with your family and friends and do ask any questions you have.

eLIXIR: The early life cross-linkage in research

Description:
Mothers: eLIXIR - The early life cross-linkage in research

Fetal renal pelvic dilatation ultrasound detection

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to answer your questions if you have had an ultrasound scan at 20 weeks and have been informed that your developing baby has renal pelvic dilatation.

Gestational diabetes

Description:
This information leaflet is for women who have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). It gives background information on GDM and what it means for their pregnancy.
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Information about caesarean section

About requests for caesarean sections (PDF 67Kb)

Leaflets by the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Mental health in pregnancy

Postnatal depression

Postpartum psychosis

Our research

Research we support

iFIND: intelligent Fetal Imaging and Diagnosis - finding new technologies that allow scanning to be carried out with multiple ultrasound probes and improved fetal ultrasound imaging through automated image processing.

Developing Human Connectome Project(dHCP) - aiming to make major scientific progress by creating the first 4-dimensional connectome of early life.