Archives: Patient Information Leaflets

Rothschild Ward welcome letter – Postnatal

Date: 22/02/2022 | Category:

Welcome to Rothschild Ward and congratulations on the birth of your baby We are here to support you. We want your stay with us to be as relaxed and comfortable […]

Contraceptive choices after you have had your baby

Date: 21/02/2022 | Category:

Having a new baby is a busy time and it is easy to forget about contraception. Your periods can return 5-6 weeks after you have your baby, however as ovulation […]

Support Guide for Perinatal Mental Health

Date: 07/02/2022 | Category:

Pregnancy is often a very happy and exciting time.  But not everyone feels this way. You may have mixed, or even negative, feelings about being pregnant. You may find it […]

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 […]

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 […]

Donor breast milk

Date: 14/06/2021 | Category:

Read our guide below on donor milk and how we screen for breast milk donors. You can also download a PDF version of this patient information by following the link […]