Planning your Pregnancy

If you’re planning on getting pregnant, you can improve your chances of conceiving and having a successful pregnancy. Follow these steps

Patient Info: Pregnancy and Smoking

If you smoke and you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, you are strongly advised to stop to benefit your health and the health of your baby.


The Grove Pregnancy Advice Centre

The Grove is a part of The Hope Trust (Bedford) a registered Christian charity. They receive referrals from health professionals, Social Services and other organisations who signpost to us, with clients also able to refer themselves for all services.

01234 355408

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Further information

Whatever you want to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant or caring for your new baby, you should find it here – NHS Choices – Your Pregnancy & Baby Guide

Booking early in pregnancy has benefits for you and your baby

For more information from The MK Way, Milton Keynes University Hospital, please see the below poster:

Antenatal Self Referral

Ante Natal Clinic

The next step is to make a booking appointment with the midwife, which will last around 45 minutes.  Please make an appointment at reception in Asplands/ Woburn surgery for the ‘Bookings Clinic’, when you are between 8-10 weeks pregnant.

Your GP will request a scan for you; this appointment will arrive in the post as it is sent directly from the hospital.

National Childbirth Trust

For practical and emotional support in all areas of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood including help with feeding.

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