Mother, Baby and Children's Health

Pregnancy Care Information

The more you know about your pregnancy and your options, the more you are likely to feel in control.   

  Before you are pregnant . . .

here's some information based on The Pregnancy Book, which your midwife should give you at your first appointment. 

  If you think you are pregnant . . .

The Maternity Matters Dorset website is an online guide to maternity options and services in Dorset.  For more information on options and services in Dorset - including how to self refer, please follow this link to the Maternity Matters Dorset website:>>.  

  Further information 

For information on Community Health Services available to support you in your pregnancy and during your baby’s growth and development, please see information on Community Midwife and Health Visitor services on our Community Health Services page here:>>

Children's Health 

Your child’s growth and their ongoing development and health are important for you and your family. The websites and resources below offer helpful information and support: