What to do when I find out I’m pregnant
When you first find out you’re pregnant, there are 2 things for you to do:
- Book your first appointment as early as possible (before 10 weeks)
- Stay healthy during pregnancy
Book your first appointment (booking appointment)
There are a few ways you can do this:
Complete our self referral form
Fill in our online self referral form. A member of our team will contact you to book your first appointment.
Call your community midwife
Aylesbury community midwives
Wycombe community midwives
Tell your GP
Your GP will then refer you to us.
If you live outside Buckinghamshire
If you want to have your baby with us, call our antenatal clinic team on 01296 316227 to arrange an appointment.
Staying healthy during pregnancy
There’s lots of things you can do to stay healthy during pregnancy:
Know which foods to avoid during pregnancy
Manage common pregnancy health conditions
Find out what to expect from each week of your pregnancy
The most common complication of pregnancy and birth is related to mental health.
If you or your partner struggle with mixed emotions, you’re not alone.You may experience sadness, exhaustion and irritability or a lack of interest in things you usually enjoy.
These symptoms sometimes go away with time to rest, sleep and spending time with family and friends. You may need additional support and treatment.
Find out more about our perinatal mental health clinics and how they can help you.