PIF Categories: pregnancy labour and postnatal care

Vitamin D In pregnancy, breastfeeding and children under 5

Date: 09/11/2021 | Category:

This information is to help you understand the benefits of taking vitamin D supplements when you are pregnant or breastfeeding. What does vitamin D do? Vitamin D regulates the amount […]

Reducing your risk of blood clots (venous thrombosis) during pregnancy and after birth

Date: 14/10/2021 | Category:

How you can reduce your risk of a blood clot that can sometimes occur in a vein during pregnancy. What is venous thrombosis? Thrombosis is a blood clot and venous […]

Making decisions around tests and procedures in pregnancy

Date: 13/09/2021 | Category:

This leaflet is to provide information for those who have been asked to provide consent for a test or procedure. During pregnancy, labour and birth a midwife or doctor talk […]

Obstetric cholestasis postnatal information

Date: 02/08/2021 | Category:

Obstetric cholestasis (OC) is a disorder that affects your liver during pregnancy. This causes a build-up of bile acids in your body. The main symptom is itching of the skin […]

Vaginal Birth after Caesarean Section (VBAC)

Date: 02/08/2021 | Category:

Introduction At Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust we are committed to promoting and supporting vaginal birth for women who have previously given birth by caesarean section. This is called a VBAC […]