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#Readyforpregnancy - mums and mums to be urged to stop smoking during #Stoptober

Stopping smoking is one of the best things you'll ever do for your health and your baby.  Smoking attacks the lungs, making it harder to breathe but when you stop, you give your lungs the chance to repair, plus there are lots of other benefits too - and they start almost immediately.

 

Campaign launches to encourage parents and carers to sign up for free parenting courses

A radio and social media campaign developed by Frimley Health and Care launches this week to encourage parents, grandparents and carers to sign up for free, NHS backed online parenting courses for those caring for children from nought to teens. The campaign will run until April 2021 on Greatest Hits Radio (Surrey & East Hampshire) and Facebook. Bringing up children is a l ...

#Readyforpregnancy - Focus on your mental health

Good mental health before, during, and after pregnancy is as important as physical health. The #Readyforpregnancy campaign, which aims to provide useful information for women across East Berkshire, North East Hampshire and Farnham and Surrey Heath, focuses on this aspect of health In September, by raising awareness of mental health and by sharing useful tips. It is not uncomm ...

#ReadyforPregnancy marks World Breastfeeding Week 2020

Breastfeeding is a very personal choice and may not be for every mother for varying reasons. However, we’d like to take this opportunity to provide information and support to those who are interested in breastfeeding which gives your baby the best start in life. “Breastfeeding lowers the risk of getting breast and ovarian cancer in the future, naturally uses up many calories a ...

Free online parenting courses available to local families

Bringing up children can be enjoyable and rewarding but it also has its challenges. At times like these, such as during the current pandemic, it is good to get outside advice and support. If you live in the Frimley Health and Care area (which covers East Berkshire, Surrey Heath and North East Hampshire and Farnham), you can access four free online parenting guides. These inc ...

#Ready for pregnancy - The importance of a healthy diet and weight

The importance of a good diet and being of a healthy weight is this month’s focus for a regional prepregnancy preparation campaign. Launched at the start of last month, the year-long #Readyforpregnancy campaign aims to encourage women across East Berkshire, North East Hampshire and Farnham and Surrey Heath to get fit and healthy before they try for a baby. Each month will foc ...

Campaign launches to help local women plan for a healthy pregnancy

A campaign has been launched to encourage women across East Berkshire, Surrey Heath and North East Hampshire and Farnham to get fit and healthy before they try for a baby. Launched on June 1, #ReadyforPregnancy aims to raise awareness of how women’s health when they get pregnant affects them and their baby not only throughout their pregnancy, but also at birth. Running across ...

Maternity services are open for business

It is important that you still attend your antenatal appointments and continue to seek advice from your midwife or maternity team. Contact numbers are in your blue books. If you are worried about your health or the health of your unborn baby, please contact your midwife or maternity team. It is important that you or your baby/child still have routine vaccinations. They protec ...

Coronavirus updates

New visiting arrangements - answering your questions

Dear all, We realise that yesterday’s announcement has generated concern for some. This was not a decision that was made lightly, but a decision that was needed to continue to prioritise everyone’s safety in these very challenging times. We wish to answer as many of your questions as possible but our advice may continue to change over the next few weeks. We are not able to re ...