PIF Categories: Pregnancy

Vaccinations that help protect you and your baby during and after pregnancy

Date: 18/10/2022 | Category:

Immunisation helps to protect you and your baby from infectious diseases. Immunise against: Flu (Influenza) Whooping cough (Pertussis) German measles (Rubella) This leaflet describes the vaccinations that help protect you […]

A guide on COVID-19 vaccine for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding

Date: 18/10/2022 | Category:

COVID-19 vaccine is strongly recommended for pregnant and breastfeeding women by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Royal College of Midwives. The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines available in […]

Vitamin K for newborn babies

Date: 27/04/2022 | Category:

Find out more about why the Department of Health and Social Care and the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommend that all newborn babies receive Vitamin K as an […]

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 […]

COVID-19 and flu vaccines in pregnancy

Date: 05/11/2021 | Category:

Information about COVID-19 vaccines recommended in pregnancy. The vaccine is safe and effective at any stage of pregnancy. Vaccination is the best way to protect against the known risks of […]

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 […]