Maternity Advice

Planning your Pregnancy

If you’re planning on getting pregnant, you can improve your chances of conceiving and having a successful pregnancy. Follow these steps

Asplands Antenatal Clinic

Speak to reception about booking an appointment with the midwife when you are between 8-10 weeks pregnant this will last around 45 minutes.

MKUH Antenatal Appointment

Booking early in pregnancy has benefits for you and your baby. For more information from Milton Keynes University Hospital, please have a look at their poster.

Self Referral Form


National Childbirth Trust

For practical and emotional support in ALL areas of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood including help with feeding.

Find out more


The Grove Pregnancy Advice Centre

The Grove is a part of All Nations Church, Bedford as a registered Christian charity. We receive referrals from health professionals, Social Services and other organisations who signpost to us, with clients also able to refer themselves for all services.

They offer support to:

Telephone: 01234 355408



Pregnancy and Smoking

If you smoke and you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, you are strongly advised to stop to benefit your health and the health of your baby.

Find out more

Smoking Advice

Smoking Cessation

Further information

Whatever you want to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant or caring for your new baby, you should find it here –

NHS Choices – Your Pregnancy & Baby Guide