The Maternity Voices Partnership, Norwich, have put together the most up-to-date version of the most Frequently Asked Questions about changes in Maternity services due to Covid-19. This includes information about birth partners, scans, cesarean sections, home births, visiting hours and more.
Go to their FB page for the full information or contact them HERE if you do not have FB.
You can also access the National Whatsapp Chatbot: WhatsApp chatbot tool to ensure that the public have trustworthy information about COVID-19 from GOV.UK and NHS.UK, including advice on prevention, symptoms and staying at home.
The new service has already attracted one million messages and you can add 07860 064422 in your phone contacts and then send ‘hi’ in a WhatsApp message to get started
Handy tips… -If you have changed your phone number make sure you have told your midwife -Make sure your mobile phone is charged in case your midwife needs to contact you -Make sure you wash your hands more often than usual -Avoid touching your face, mouth and nose -Maintain at least 2 metres from other people if you have to go out
There are many other businesses supporting parents on our website, some of them offer online courses, tips and help. Others have had to close during this time. Please do have a look and check online with the individual business or organisation if you need more information.