Maternity links

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust – Maternity Unit
Information on the services offered by the Maternity Unit based at Torbay Hospital

National Childbirth Trust
The UK’s largest charity for parents. A good source of general information on issues relating to pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.

South West Neonatal Network
One of 12 clinically managed operational delivery networks for neonatal services in the UK. It provides information, advice and support for parents and health professionals.

Working Families
Information for working mothers, fathers and carers on their employment rights, Tax Credits and in-work benefits, maternity and paternity leave, flexible working options and maternity discrimination…

The NHS website
Information from the National Health Service on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living.

Smoking Cessation
Find Free Help And Advice On Quitting Today From NHS Smokefree.

The NHS guide to breastfeeding, including information and advice on latching, positioning and common problems.
For local breastfeeding support, contact the Infant Feeding Specialist Midwife on 01803 656275.

Domestic Violence
Women’s Aid is the key national charity working to end domestic violence against women and children.