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
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT
Please see following resources
GP referral - please ask
CCBT FOR PERINATAL WELLBEING
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.
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.
The MNPI service provides support for emotional difficulties related to complications during pregnancy, birth, and neonatal inpatient care.