Antenatal Links and Resources for expectant mothers.

General Health and Wellbeing

When your baby is born you can contact the 0-19 service to speak to a Health Visitor by calling the Luton Children’s Services Single Point of Access – 0333 405 0087

Text Parentline: 07507 331 886

www.cambscommunityservices.nhs.uk/luton/childrens


Pregnancy and Baby

You can apply for Healthy Start Vouchers if they haven’t already. (These vouchers can be exchanged for vitamin tablets, fruit and vegetables)

You do not need a health professional signature. Forms can be printed from the website or sent to them by calling 03456076823.

Total Wellbeing
For support with physical and emotional health: website:  www.totalwellbeingluton.org

Total Wellbeing Also offer free wellbeing online sessions, these can be accessed via the total wellbeing website  www.totalwellbeingluton.org/talking-therapies/wellbeing-webinars

Feeding Support
The health Visiting team include feeding advisors that can support & advice you on feeding your baby (Breast or formula)

Parenting Support
Online Parenting Support (Solihull) – Free to Luton parents. 
Go to www.inourplace.co.uk and type in the access code: HATTERS

Currently free antenatal online courses during Covid 19 restrictions.

Flying Start/ Luton CCS

Bump 2 Babe – Video online classes
www.flyingstartluton.com/pregnancy/services/bump-to-babe/

Topics Include: Brain development, Baby’s transition from womb to world, feeding your baby, bathing your baby and changing nappies, safe sleep, car seat safety, stages of labour, birthing options, pain relief, where to get help and support.

Bedfordshire CCS: Bump, Babe & Baby Stuff (BBBS) – Video online classes
www.cambscommunityservices.nhs.uk/Bedfordshire/services/health-visiting/antenatal


Parent-Baby Relationship/Parenting

Women's Aid Covid_19 Domestic Abuse Resources
www.womensaid.org.uk/covid-19-coronavirus-safety-and-support-resources/

National Domestic Violence 24 hr Helpline - 0808 200 0247. Free & confidential advice
Run in partnership with Women's Aid and Refuge.


Emotional Health

MIND has produced helpful information to support people’s wellbeing during the coronavirus outbreak:  www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/

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