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Care during pregnancy

Welcome to your Lincolnshire pregnancy journey! Pregnancy can be an exciting time but it can also be daunting at times and you may have lots of questions about what to expect.  We hope the information provided below will be a useful resource for all things pregnancy related in Lincolnshire.

Did you know...

pregnancy is broken up in to three 'trimesters'.  Click on the links below to find out more about each stage.

Baby's development during pregnancy

There are many ways you can keep track of your baby's development during pregnancy. Here are some of our favourites.


Self care during pregnancy

There are lots of things you can do to care for yourself during your pregnancy.  Doing these things will help you to have the healthiest pregnancy you can.  For more information click on the boxes below or speak with your midwife.

Stop smoking

Avoid alcohol

Eat well

Monitoring your baby's movements

Travelling during pregnancy

Look after your well-being

Take care of your pelvic health

Be active

Birth Choice Clinic (ULHT)

Addiction support

Professional care during pregnancy

You will receive care from medical professionals throughout your pregnancy and birth.  Click on the boxes below for more information. 

This short video explains who to contact if you have any concerns during your pregnancy.


Please note that the information below is based on care provided through United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust.  

Screening tests during pregnancy

Who will deliver your care

When will you have your appointments

Do you need urgent help


Where will you receive your care

What to expect at appointments

Antenatal Classes

Signs of pre-term labour

Give your feedback

The Maternity & Neonatal Voices Partnership would love to hear your feedback about Lincolnshire maternity and neonatal services.  You can also volunteer and help shape services for future families.

Additional support during pregnancy

Mental Health Support

Relationship support

Support for partners

Pre existing health conditions

Work and pregnancy

Benefits and entitlements

Free prescriptions & dental care

Twins and triplets

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