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Pregnancy and Birth

This section contains information aimed at people who need to access advice and support on family planning, pregnancy and postnatal support.


For further advice and support contact your GP surgery, midwife, health visitor or visit your local Children, Young People and Families Centre.


Fertility Support

The Leicester Fertility Centre offers fertility treatment tailored to both NHS and privately funded patients. 


Maternity Support

Leicester Maternity Service provides you with information and to help support you and your family during your journey through pregnancy, birth and beyond.


Birth Registry

Your baby’s birth must be registered within 42 days of the date of the birth. Most people will do this at their local register office, but you can register a birth at any register office in England and Wales.


New dads

Find out more about pregnancy, how to support your mum-to-be, and get practical information about paternity leave and benefits.  


New brother or sister

It's not unusual for brothers and sisters to feel jealousy when a new baby comes along. Find out what you can do when you are pregnant to help make things easier.  


Becoming a parent if you have a disability

Every parent faces different challenges. If you are a parent-to- be (or already a parent) and have a disability, find out about the different types of support that's available to help you along the way.