SAFER SLEEPING/ REDUCING THE RISK OF COT DEATH
ADVICE FOLLOWING CAESAREAN SECTION
BATHING YOUR BABY
BREAST SELF AWARENESS
CHILD HEALTH BOOK
This is your Red book and should go to any appointments you have with your baby.
COMMUNITY MIDWIFE VISITS
A midwife will visit you at home the day after you are discharged home from hospital. She will then arrange an appointment for day 5 for weighing the baby, the baby Bloodspot test and to review Mum. Ongoing care will also be planned at this visit. If you have need of a midwife then the contact numbers for the maternity ward and delivery suite are included in this information pack.
CONTACT SUPPORT NUMBERS
|Ward D||01253 953634 (24 hours)|
|Delivery Suite||01253 953618 (24 hours)|
Community Midwives (08.30-16.30)
|Fylde Team (Kirkham/St Annes)||01253 957299|
|Blackpool South Team||01253 957688|
|Blackpool Central West Team||01253 956517|
|Blackpool North Team||01253 956517|
|Fleetwood Team||01253 956068|
|Poulton/Thornton Cleveleys Team||01253 951545|
Your health visitor will automatically be informed of your baby’s arrival and be in touch.
INFANT FEEDING – BREAST FEEDING SUPPORT
Families and Babies Lancashire (covering North, Central, East and West Lancashire). Staffed by Peer Supporters. Call on 01254 722929 (9.30am – 2.30pm 7 days per week). You can also visit the FAB Lancs Breastfeeding Support Facebook Group. https://www.familiesandbabies.org.uk/pages/central-lancashire
Blackpool and Fylde Coast Breastfeeding Support. Staffed by Peer Supporters and Lactation Consultants. Visit the Fylde Coast Breastfeeding Support Group Facebook Group. South Cumbria Breastfeeding Support. Staffed by Peer Supporter / Lactation Consultant, email: email@example.com or message the Cumbria breastfeeding Facebook group.
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ARTIFICIAL FEEDING -MAKING A BOTTLE / STERILISING
NEONATAL SCREENING ( BLOODSPOT)
POSTNATAL CARE AND PELVIC FLOOR EXERCISES
Postnatal check for new parents
Remember to register your baby as a patient with your Doctors surgery.
PRECONCEPTION ADVICE FOR WOMEN WITH DIABETES
SMOKING/ SMOKING CESSATION