The more you know about your pregnancy and your options, the more you are likely to feel in control. The information given here is based on The Pregnancy Book, which your midwife should give you at your first appointment.
Before you are pregnant
Expectant mothers in Mid Essex can now self-refer online to maternity services. To self-refer online rather than call the birthing unit directly – please follow the link below
Your pregnancy and labour
You and your baby
Coronavirus amended information
Looking after yourself and your baby during pregnancy
Planning your birth
The Maternity Team at Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust have developed a support service for pregnant women from Black, Asian and minoritised backgrounds who have an increased chance of having severe symptoms of COVID-19.
Support for pregnant women from BAME backgrounds
A guide for all women of childbearing age, those currently pregnant or breastfeeding has been developed for more information about COVID-19 vaccination.
General pregnancy topics