Useful links

Local links:

The Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit
The Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit (EPAU) is a community service which cares for women who are in the early stages of pregnancy and experiencing pain, bleeding or other problems relating to their pregnancy.

OUH Maternity Services

OUH COVID-19 and Pregnancy Care

OUH Maternity Leaflets and Resources

Oxford Fetal Medicine Unit
In approximately two to three in every 100 pregnancies the baby is affected by a condition which requires specialist care before or after birth. Oxford FMU provides diagnosis, counselling and treatment for pregnant people across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Northamptonshire and Wiltshire.

Oxford Newborn Care Unit
Specialist medical and surgical care for babies across the Thames Valley Neonatal Network.

Support for Sick Newborn and their Parents
Championing the right of all sick and premature babies treated in Oxford to receive the best care.

OUH Infant Feeding
Information on Breastfeeding clinics, drop-in services, and links for further support.

OUH Bereavement Service
A specialist bereavement midwife and a dedicated team provide care and support for women and birthing people and their families following pregnancy loss from around 12 weeks onwards and shortly after birth.

Oxford Health Infant-Parent Perinatal service
The Infant-Parent Perinatal Service (IPPS) offers support to parents who are experiencing, or who are at risk of experiencing moderate mental health difficulties.

Oxfordshire Perinatal Mental Health Service
The Oxfordshire Perinatal Team is a new specialist service providing assessment and treatment of women and pregnant people with complex and severe mental health problems during and after pregnancy.

Oxfordshire Health Visitors and Family Nurse Partnership
Our health visitors and family nurses work with parents of new babies and children, offering support and evidence-based advice, from before the birth of the child right until the start of  school.

National Links:

This website presents research evidence about biologically normal sleep for human babies.

The Birth Trauma Association
A charity that supports women and pregnant people who suffer birth trauma.

Championing the right of premature babies to receive the best care by supporting families and professionals, campaigning for change, and enabling research.

Beyond Birth Living Library
A free support programme where parents help other parents with similar birth experiences

Doula UK
Doula UK was founded in 2001 to promote life-changing support from skilled doulas for families in the childbearing year regardless of circumstance, while advocating for better support for UK families.

The Lullaby Trust
The Lullaby Trust raises awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies and offers emotional support for bereaved families.

The Miscarriage Association
For anyone affected by miscarriage, molar pregnancy or ectopic pregnancy.

NHS Pregnancy and Baby Guide

NHS Pregnancy Start4Life

NHS After the Baby Comes (the Postnatal Period)

National Childbirth Trust (NCT)
The UK’s leading charity for parents. Containing advice, support, and information on courses and workshops.

Oxford Safer Pregnancy Alliance (OSPREA)
OSPREA is a team of doctors, scientists, researchers, midwives, nurses and support staff who work together with women to lead research into women’s health in the areas of reproduction, obstetrics and gynaecology. We conduct high quality studies that help improve the care of women before pregnancy, and women and their babies during and after pregnancy.

Tommy’s Pregnancy Hub
Midwife-led information covers information and guidance on a safe and healthy pregnancy, from conception to birth.

Twins Trust
Information and support for parents of multiples.

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