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Smoking during pregnancy has been linked to health problems, including the risk of low birthweight, preterm labour, spontaneous abortion and perinatal death. Two trials to investigate the efficacy of self-help materials were undertaken. During the first trial, a self-help booklet developed overseas...
Irish maternity services are good and compare well with those in other countries in terms of safety and patient outcomes. Much has been done to improve services in recent years. We have more consultant obstetricians and staff midwives than ever before and there has been considerable investment in...
DHSSPS has carried out a review of policy on maternity service provision in Northern Ireland. The review focused on the best available evidence for the care and treatment of mothers-to-be; quality, safety and service sustainability; wider workforce issues; and professional roles and...
This leaflet is for pregnant women who have been diagnosed with syphilis. It provides information on the care pathway for these women, including referral to GUM, treatment and long-term protection for the baby. Printing instructions are provided in a PDF below.
Delivering Care - Nurse staffing in Northern Ireland is the outcome of a commission undertaken by the PHA Director of Nursing from the DHSSPS Chief Nursing Officer and approved by the Minister of Health in 2014.� The aim of the Delivering Care project is to support the provision of quality care...
This leaflet is for pregnant women who have been diagnosed with hepatitis B. It provides information on the care pathway for these women, including referral to a liver specialist, the vaccination course for the newborn child, and long-term protection from the infection.Printing instructions are...
This leaflet for women of child-bearing age explains what folate and folic acid are, why they are important and how to get enough.�
This leaflet highlights the importance of Vitamin D supplements for those who may not get enough, including women who are pregnant or breastfeeding; infants and young children under five; people aged 65 years and over; people who are confined indoors or cover their skin for cultural reasons; and...
This book provides information on many aspects of pregnancy and a list of useful organisations.It is available to first time expectant mothers resident in Northern Ireland through primary care services (antenatal clinics, GPs or health visitors).
This book provides information on many aspects of pregnancy and a list of useful organisations.It is available to first time expectant mothers through primary care services (antenatal clinics, GPs or health visitors).�

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