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Ready for Pregnancy Campaign provides advice on managing contraception post pregnancy

This month as part of our #ReadyforPregnancy campaign, we are providing tips and advice to help you manage contraception after having your baby. Contraception may be the last thing on your mind when you’ve just had a baby, but it’s something you need to think about if you want to delay or avoid another pregnancy. #ReadyforPregnancy Dr Anne Deans, Consultant Gynaecologist & ...

Ready for Pregnancy Campaign provides advice for mums on managing long term conditions during pregnancy

We know that healthy women have fewer complications during pregnancy and are more likely to have healthy babies that grow into healthy children.  This month as part of our #ReadyforPregnancy campaign, we are providing tips and advice to help you manage your long-term conditions during pregnancy. Long-term conditions where women should talk to their GP or health specialist for ...

Frimley Health and Care are encouraging mums and mums-to-be learn more about their pregnancy and the support and help available to them as part of its #ReadyforPregnancy campaign

We know that healthy women have fewer complications during pregnancy and are more likely to have healthy babies that grow into healthy children. It is for these reasons that looking to improve your health before conception is an excellent way to give your pregnancy and your baby the very best start. Partners also have a role to play in staying healthy. Here at Frimley Health w ...

Frimley Health and Care calls on mums to take folic acid and Vitamin D during pregnancy, as part of its #ReadyforPregnancy campaign

Planning to have a baby can be exciting. It can also be an anxious time for both parents-to-be. You are making plans for a huge change in your life. That’s why as part of its #ReadyforPregnancy campaign, Frimley Health and Care have put together some tips to help mums and dads maximise their chances of having a healthy pregnancy. This month we are focusing on the benefits of t ...

Healthier Together: New website for parents and carers of children

When children become ill it can be difficult for their parents and carers to always know the best way to care for them, particularly if they are very young and can't tell you exactly what is wrong. To support local parents and carers Frimley Health and Care, in partnership with FRANK, have created the new Frimley Healthier Together website to help them manage a range ...

Ready for Pregnancy campaign urges mums and mums to be not to drink during pregnancy

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic many women planning to become, or who are pregnant, have taken a moment to stop and reflect on their health and wellbeing. If you’re thinking of becoming pregnant or are pregnant, it’s a good time to go alcohol free. It will help you get your energy and fitness back, lose weight and help you protect your baby. Alcoholic drinks are ‘empty calor ...

Ready for Pregnancy - Tips for improving your fertility

This month our Ready for Pregnancy campaign is focussing on tips for the 1 in 7 parents to be who experience difficulties in becoming pregnant.

Alternative flu vaccine for children now available

There is now an alternative flu vaccine available for children whose parents decline the flu nasal spray due to its porcine gelatine content. Dr Asif Ali, a local GP from Berkshire, talks about the ‘alternative vaccine’ that is now available and why it’s important to protect your child against flu this winter. He said: “Flu can be very unpleasant in children, causing symptoms ...

Specialist midwife urges mothers-to-be to have the flu jab to help protect themselves and their babies this winter

A specialist midwife is urging pregnant women to help protect themselves and their babies this winter by having the flu jab. Whether you have recently conceived, are midway through your pregnancy or nearing your due date, Katharine Franks, specialist midwife, Antenatal and Newborn Screening cross-site lead for Frimley Health Foundation Trust, is encouraging mothers-to-be to ha ...