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Please be reminded we in line with the local commissioning group policy we do not accept telephone requests for prescriptions any longer. You may register for online ordering, post your request or pop your right -hand side of your prescription in the box provided just inside the surgery doors. Exceptions for elderly, frail and housebound patients ONLY

 

Pregnancy Care Planner

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ALL PREGNANT LADIES SHOULD HAVE A PERTUSSIS VACCINATION AT 28 WEEKS.

Whooping cough — known medically as pertussis — is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection. Although it initially resembles an ordinary cold, whooping cough may eventually turn more serious, particularly in infants. The best way to prevent it is through vaccinations. The childhood vaccine is called DTaP. The whooping cough booster vaccine for adolescents and adults is called Tdap. Both DTaP and Tdap protect against whooping cough, tetanus, and diphtheria. For further information follow the link;

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd-vac/pertussis/default.htm#vacc

The more you know about your pregnancy and your options, the more you are likely to feel in control. The information given here is based on The Pregnancy Book, which your midwife should give you at your first appointment.   

Before you are pregnant

Your pregnancy and labour

You and your baby

General pregnancy topics



 
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