A better Medway

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Here you will find advice on how to take care of yourself and your baby throughout your pregnancy.

Attend antenatal and post-natal classes

Antenatal care

You must book an appointment with your local midwifery team as soon as you know you're pregnant.

A range of support is available. You will have several appointments with a midwife during your pregnancy.

You may also see a doctor who specialises in pregnancy and birth.

More information is available on Medway Hospital's antenatal page.


BumpClub Medway is a 6-week programme for pregnant people and their partners who want to learn about eating right and staying active during pregnancy and beyond.

To find out more and book your place, visit our BumpClub page.

Baby breastfeeding

Postnatal care

Our team of experienced midwives and health visitors are on hand to support you after you give birth.

More information is available on the Medway Hospital’s postnatal page and Medway Community Healthcare's health visiting services.

Oral health

Visiting the dentist is free under the NHS if you're pregnant and until your baby is 12 months old.

Find out more about how to look after your oral health during pregnancy.