Family Information

Pregnancy and birth

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 nearest Children's Centre

Fertility support

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

Maternity, antenatal and postnatal support

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

Birth registration

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.  Find out more information on the birth registry service web page.

New dads

NHS choices has information for dads and partners for support the mum-to-be, and get practical information about paternity leave and benefits.

New brother or sister

NHS choices has information to support the introduction of a sibling to a new baby. 

Becoming a parent if you have a disability

Best Beginnings provide advice on the types of support available to parents with disabilities.