Getting to know your baby

Getting to know your baby is a very excitiing time, but you'll probaby also be very tired and, particularly  if this is your first baby, it will be a big the change in your life.   

Now is the time to put your family first, you will find your own way of doing things that will suit you.  Don't worry too much about the housework and try not to have more visitors than you want in the first couple of weeks as you need time together. 

In these pages, you can find information about baby sleeping patterns, what to think about when you bring baby home and what to expect from your midwife after the birth. 



Find out what pregnancy and early years events are being held.


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A comprehsive list of available online resources to help you through your pregnancy.

Phone Book

Key contact details for local hospitals and support services.