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North East Leith Cluster

Pregnancy is very unique time but brings about its own worries, changes and challenges that can often be unexpected. The resources listed are here to help you prepare, educate and act on any issues that arise.

People who are pregnant can self refer to NHS Lothian Maternity Services . 

As soon as you are aware you are pregnant please call 0131 536 2009 (Mon-Fri 0900-1700)

Your booking appointment will be arranged as well as your initial ultrasound scan.


Website offering reliable information  on using medicines in pregnancy


Several contraceptive methods are suitable for women who have just had a baby and want to space their next pregnancy, or who want long term contraception


Your guide to pregnancy, labour and birth and early parenthood up to 8 weeks including looking after yourself and your baby, antenatal care, health problems in pregnancy and how to manage common issues


Providing information on a range of pre-pregnancy and pregnancy related issues. Including an advice line, symptom checker, nutrition, weight, exercise and mental health information



Please see following resources

GP referral - please ask


Aimed at parents/caregivers from the time of pregnancy to one-year post birth. Designed to relieve symptoms of worry and low mood, as well as helping with sleep difficulties.

Mon - Fri

Confidential Perinatal Counselling and Therapy for anyone suffering due to pregnancy or early parenthood.

Mon - Fri

Child-friendly family and community center base in Leith providing support support groups, respite, counselling and more

Call 01315530100


Founded in February 2015 by a group of mums in Edinburgh who all have personal experience of perinatal mental health difficulties


Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Third Sector Service Directory

GP referral

Confidential midwife and psychology run service that provides women, birthing people, and birth partner, who present with emotional difficulties related to their birth experience that have not settled within the first 4-6 weeks after birth.

GP referral

The MNPI service provides support for emotional difficulties related to complications during pregnancy, birth, and neonatal inpatient care.

Pregnancy: Schedule
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