If you have just found out you are pregnant, you can book for antenatal care at Liverpool Women’s Hospital without needing to see a doctor. Simply ring 0151 2474747 (Lines open 8.30am to 6.00pm Monday-Friday). Click here to download the early pregnancy questionnaire (DOCX, 207KB), please return the completed form to the practice.
You will be seen for your first booking at either
- Local Community Midwife Centres
- Aintree Hospital (9.00am and 10.30am appointment)
- Women Hospital (9.00am, 10.30am, 1.30pm, 3.00pm, 6.30pm)
Alternatively, you can submit an online form to the Womens Hospital by this link www.liverpoolwomens.nhs.uk/our-services/maternity/just-found-out-you-re-pregnant/pregnancy-booking-form (Women’s hospital will then get in touch with you within 24 hours to arrange a suitable first booking appointment)
After that you will be seen at the surgery by our Midwife Julie Hulse at 16 weeks and 26 weeks pregnant.
If you have any illness or on medication you will be contacted by the GP within 24 hours to discuss any medication or actions that may need to be taken.
In the meantime please do take folic acid once daily available over the counter at the chemist. We are happy to prescribe this if you let us know on the form below.
Please be aware that you are entitled to a flu jab at any stage of the pregnancy if it coincides with the flu season and the practice can book this in for you. Please ask at reception.
If you are on any medication including anti-depressants it would be worthwhile looking at information on this website where you can submit the medication you are on and evidence based advice will be presented for you to read on a fact sheet for the drug and the GP will discuss this with you
There is lots of useful advice about pregnancy on the NHS website here, or on www.mothertobaby.org and if you have concerns you can of course request to see a doctor or ring us for telephone advice.
There are currently free physical activity classes for pregnant women and new mums. Click here for booking.
During the second half of your pregnancy your routine antenatal care will be led by the community midwife. She will tell you when you should make an appointment, and her clinics for our patients are on Wednesday mornings