If you have had a positive pregnancy test, it is recommended that you access maternity care as soon as possible via your GP or Community Midwife, who will complete the necessary referral into maternity services.
Unplanned Pregnancy Options:
Find out where you can go for help and advice if you’re pregnant and not sure you want to continue with the pregnancy. This includes information about getting an abortion (also known as a termination of pregnancy).
Sexwise (National): www.sexwise.fpa.org.uk/unplanned-pregnancy
FRESH (Manchester): www.fresh4manchester.nhs.uk/pregnancy-options
Other maternity services:
You might be anxious that having a baby means you have to forgo your usual workout routine but luckily you can still get your exercise on with one of the great mums and babies exercise classes.
Telephone: 0800 032 1806
Aqua Natal at Moss Side Leisure Centre
Aqua Natal classes consist of gentle exercise in the water for expectant mums.
Telephone: 0161 226 5015
The Manchester ICON webpage has information on infant crying, safe sleeping, the health visiting service and Infant feeding team.
This guide includes all you need to know about trying for a baby, pregnancy, labour and birth.
Pregnancy testing kits can be bought at pharmacies and supermarkets or can be done for free at a sexual health clinic. GP surgeries do not offer a pregnancy testing service.
Trusted NHS help and advice during pregnancy, birth and parenthood.
Tommy’s provides information and support to empower parents during pregnancy.