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Leaflets & links

Baby Friendly Status - Fine out more about the Vale of Leven Community Maternity Unit's achievement.

Breastfeeding - Support and information over and above the support from your midwife and Health Visitor is available from the following organisations:

Healthy Eating Advice - For when you're pregnant.

Informed choices - These websites will help you make the right choices for your care:

Keeping Childbirth Natural and Dynamic - A National Initiative to Promote normality in Pregnancy and Birth.

NHS24 - Information on all aspects of Help and how to contact NHS 24

Off To A Good Start - On-line copy (PDF).

Preparing for birth - information and courses:

Ready Steady Baby - On-line copy.

Stop Smoking - Want to stop? There is more information here as well as seeking advice from your midwife.

TENS - Machines can be hired for use during Labour and Birth – here is a small selection of places where you can hire a TENS machine – this list is not exhaustive and others can be found by searching using a search engine on-line.  They may also be available for hire form your local Pharmacy eg Lloyds Pharmacy, Boots the Chemist