The Pregnancy Book

Public Health Agency

This book provides information on many aspects of pregnancy and a list of useful organisations.

 

It is available to first time expectant mothers resident in Northern Ireland through primary care services (antenatal clinics, GPs or health visitors).

 

View the book here.

 

Useful resources

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This includes: Raising awareness of depression and Aware NI services at a wide range of...
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Learn to manage negative thoughts and look at problems differently
Food diary, exercise tracker and diet coach
Support hub for mothers
Track your treatment and wellbeing
Pregnancy and guidance for after birth
The availability of free period products in public spaces has been increasing owing to...
Active 10 is a free and easy to use walking app that tracks your walking and shows you...
It’s an easy to follow programme known the world over, and perfect for those new to...
Guided meditations
Handle stress and anxiety on the go
Support for breast cancer
Guided meditations
Your Mind Plan offers practical ideas and advice to help you boost and maintain your mental wellbeing. Answer the quick 5-question quiz and the Every Mind Matters widget will give you 5 tailored actions to help you feel more in control, improve your sleep, deal with stress and anxiety, and boost your mood – as well as the option to easily swap any actions and to save the whole plan via email.
This short test will help you understand how heavy your periods are, and point you in the right direction for treatment options.

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Helplines & Web Chats

Informing Choices NI - Helpline
Royal Osteoporosis Society - Helpline
Macmillan - Forum
Macmillan - Ask an expert
Women's Aid - Forum
Association for Post-Natal Illness Helpline
Women's Aid - Domestic abuse helpline