Useful links

Local links:

The Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit
https://www.ouh.nhs.uk/services/departments/gynaecology/epau/default.aspx
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
https://www.ouh.nhs.uk/maternity/default.aspx

OUH COVID-19 and Pregnancy Care
https://www.ouh.nhs.uk/maternity/antenatal/covid-19/default.aspx

OUH Maternity Leaflets and Resources
https://www.ouh.nhs.uk/maternity/resources/default.aspx

Oxford Fetal Medicine Unit
https://www.ouh.nhs.uk/maternity/antenatal/care/fetal-medicine/default.aspx
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 women across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Northamptonshire and Wiltshire.

Oxford Newborn Care Unit
https://www.ouh.nhs.uk/children/services/newborn-care/
Specialist medical and surgical care for babies across the Thames Valley Neonatal Network.

Support for Sick Newborn and their Parents
https://www.ssnap.org.uk/
Championing the right of all sick and premature babies treated in Oxford to receive the best care.

OUH Infant Feeding
https://www.ouh.nhs.uk/maternity/feeding/default.aspx
Information on Breastfeeding clinics, drop-in services, and links for further support.

OUH Bereavement Service
https://www.ouh.nhs.uk/patient-guide/bereavement-service.aspx#neonatal
A specialist bereavement midwife and a dedicated team provide care and support for women and their families following pregnancy loss from around 12 weeks onwards and shortly after birth.

Oxford Health Infant-Parent Perinatal service
http://www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/service_description/oxfordshire-ipps/
The Infant-Parent Perinatal Service (IPPS) offers support to women who are experiencing, or who are at risk of experiencing moderate mental health difficulties.

Oxfordshire Perinatal Mental Health Service
https://www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/oxfordshire-perinatal-service/
The Oxfordshire Perinatal Team is a new specialist service providing assessment and treatment of women with complex and severe mental health problems during and after pregnancy.

Oxfordshire Health Visitors and Family Nurse Partnership
https://www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/health-visitors/
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:

BASIS
http://www.basisonline.org.uk
This website presents research evidence about biologically normal sleep for human babies.

The Birth Trauma Association
https://www.birthtraumaassociation.org.uk/
A charity that supports women who suffer birth trauma.

Bliss
https://www.bliss.org.uk/
Championing the right of premature babies to receive the best care by supporting families and professionals, campaigning for change, and enabling research.

Doula UK
http://doula.org.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.

Emma’s Diary
https://www.emmasdiary.co.uk/
Baby and pregnancy advice for mums to be.

The Lullaby Trust
https://www.lullabytrust.org.uk/
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
http://www.miscarriageassociation.org.uk
For anyone affected by miscarriage, molar pregnancy or ectopic pregnancy.

NHS Pregnancy and Baby Guide
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/

NHS Pregnancy Start4Life
https://www.nhs.uk/start4life/pregnancy/

NHS After the Baby Comes (the Postnatal Period)
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/you-and-your-baby-postnatal-period/

National Childbirth Trust (NCT)
https://www.nct.org.uk/
The UK’s leading charity for parents. Containing advice, support, and information on courses and workshops.

Tommy’s Pregnancy Hub
https://www.tommys.org/pregnancy
Midwife-led information covers information and guidance on a safe and healthy pregnancy, from conception to birth.

Twins Trust
https://twinstrust.org
Information and support for parents of multiples.

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