Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Maternity care is continuing at this time amid the COVID-19 disruptions, and includes a wide range of services for women, during pregnancy and after child birth. The local Maternity Unit is at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH).

Health care

From finding out if you are pregnant to antenatal care and your baby's development visit the NHS Choices website for all you need to know about pregnancy, birth and looking after yourself and your baby. Sign up to Start 4 Life to get weekly emails about pregnancy and baby from NHS experts.

Healthy eating

It's important to eat a balanced diet during pregnancy to help keep you and your baby healthy and well. For advice on what to eat, what to avoid and recommended supplements for expectant mums visit the NHS Choices website .

Support and advice

If you have any concerns during your pregnancy you can always talk to your midwife or GP.  The Bromley 0 to 19 public health service offers tailored guidance and support to families and partner services who work with children and young people, through health visitors, school nurses and the Family Nurse Partnership. Visit Bromley 0 to 19 and find tailored guidance and support for 0-4 years, 5-10 years and 11-19 years.

Local services

You can search for local maternity services or antenatal classes on the NHS Choices website. 

Maternity rights

To find out when to start maternity leave, how much leave you can get and what pay you are entitled to visit the Gov.UK or Citizens Advice websites.