You’re pregnant…..so what do you do now?
If you wish Southend Maternity Services to provide your care, you can now contact them direct without the need to see your GP. There are many health benefits for you and your baby if you access Maternity Care as soon as you have a positive pregnancy test.
Are you pregnant?
There are many health benefits for you and your baby if you access maternity care as soon as you have a positive pregnancy test.
To access care at Southend hospital you will need to register your pregnancy online with our pregnancy booking referral form.
Please complete the online referral form via the Southend Hospital website or click below
We recommend that you take Folic Acid 400mcg during the first 12 weeks and Vitamin D 10mcg daily throughout your pregnancy. If you take this in the form of a multivitamin make sure it does not include Vitamin A. Folic Acid and supplements may be available on prescription if you request from your surgery. You should avoid drinking alcohol and if you are a smoker, we advise you to stop. Finally, if you are taking any medication please seek advice from your GP.