Useful information

You can find lots more information about pregnancy and birth at the links and leaflets below.

Following publication of the final Ockenden report of the independent review of maternity services at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust our thoughts are with all the family and parents affected. We know the report may cause concern for many others, especially those who are pregnant or planning a baby, if you have a concern please contact a member of the Maternity Team on the above contact numbers.

Useful links:

For anyone aged 12 years and above and who needs support to quit smoking.
Telephone: 01522 705162
Email: [email protected]

Please visit the Direct website for more information on topics such as:

Coping with baby crying

Dad Pad

What is the DadPad?
It’s the essential guide for new dads, developed with the NHS.

Why do you need it?
As a new dad you will feel excited, but you may also feel left out, unsure or overwhelmed. The DadPad can help by giving you the knowledge and practical skills that you need.  The resource will support you and your partner to give your baby the best possible start in life.

Action on Pre – eclampsia (APEC)
Addaction Lincolnshire
Association for Postnatal Illness
Breastfeeding Helplines and Support Groups See leaflet you were given, before you went home
Domestic Abuse Helpline Free Phone 24 hours

0808 2000 247

Mind (PND support)
Maternity Alliance (Rights & Benefits)


Miscarriage Association

01924 200799

National Breastfeeding Helpline 0300 100 0212
National Childbirth Trust (NCT)

0300 3300700

National Women’s Aid Womens Aid

0808 2000 247

NHS 111 111
Smoking support to quit


Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Society (SANDS)

0808 164 3332

TAMBA (Twins, triplets & more)

0870 9502884