If you look after yourself, you give your baby the best possible start in life. This poster promotes the Start 4 Life scheme and tells you how to sign up for regular e-mails or texts for advice and tips on a healthy pregnancy.
This illustrated booklet provides young people with accurate information about abortion including abortion law, attitudes and abortion procedures. Please note - iCaSH and School Nursing staff should source these materials from Cambridge Community Services. Meets curriculum guidance for key stages 3 and 4.
A leaflet for partners of pregnant women. This leaflet explains about the effects that second hand smoke has on a pregnant woman and her unborn baby. It also provides information about support services that are available which will enable someone to make the best choice about quitting.
Breastfeeding helps protect a baby against infections, eczema, asthma and diabetes. It also reduces a child's chances of getting colic and tummy upsets.
This little guide, based on current government advice, covers the basics about eating well during pregnancy. The best people to give more detailed advice are GPS, midwives and dietitians.
This leaflet is for healthcare professionals only. This leaflet contains three simple steps for you to follow during your appointments with pregnant women to help you talk about smoking during pregnancy.
This leaflet contains information about why a baby needs folic acids as well as how to take folic acid.
This leaflet explains who is eligible for Healthy Start, how to apply for the vouchers and includes an application form.
A guide on Healthy Start vitamins for health professionals and others working with low income families.
A 'Help Us Help You - Stay Well This Winter' flu conversation card to support the flu phase of campaign, aimed at pregnant women and for use by midwives and other health care professionals.
Having sex or planning to have sex in the future? This leaflet is for women with diabetes.
When water leaves the treatment works, it's lead free. But lead can end up in your tap water if it's left standing in old lead pipework around the home. This factsheet tells you how to check for lead and what to do if you find it.
The latest medical advice suggests that lead is most harmful if excessive levels are allowed to build up in the body. If someone lives in a house built before 1970, chances are it may have lead pipework. Adverse health effects due to lead in drinking water are rare, however people should try to reduce the amount they consume, especially pregnant womena dn young children.
This factsheet gives the scientific background to the need for, and development of, the pertussis vaccination programme.
This comic style booklet covers reproduction, preparing for a pregnancy, the development of the fetus and birth. It also describes the physical and emotional changes of pregnancy and birth, giving young people a realistic view of what pregnancy entails. Please note - iCaSH and School Nursing staff should source these materials from Cambridge Community Services.
A patient information booklet about pregnancy choices.
A flu poster aimed at pregnant women, for this year's 'Help us help you' campaign.
This leaflet describes the vaccinations that help protect a woman and her baby during and after pregnancy.
A leaflet explaining hepatitis B infection and the vaccine which protects babies born to hepatitis B infected mothers from this virus.
When water leaves the treatment works, it's lead free. But lead can end up in your tap water if it's left standing in old lead pipework around the home. This scratchcard tells you how to check for lead and what to do if you find it.
This leaflet explains to patients how they can help protect themselves and their children against flu this coming winter. It includes information for children, eligible adults and pregnant women, and explains why it’s very important that people at increased risk from flu or who care for someone vulnerable to have their free vaccination every year.
This is a poster to encourage health care staff to think about the possibility of measles infection in young people who may have missed their MMR and to remind them to isolate possible cases from immunosuppressed individuals and pregnant women.
The poster has been designed to promote the need for maternal pertussis vaccination which is now recommended from week 20 of each pregnancy. It is suitable for GP surgeries, hospitals, maternity units, nurseries, child care centres and libraries.
This leaflet describes whooping cough and what you need to do to help protect your baby from this serious disease.
Information leaflet to support the whooping cough vaccination in pregnancy programme.