MATERNITY AND COVID-19 RESOURCES
Please find below resources regarding maternity and COVID-19, developed by the LMS in partnership with our maternity voices partnership.
Information for pregnant patients (EXTERNAL LINK)
Planning your Birth (EXTERNAL LINK)
Information for new parents (EXTERNAL LINK)
Icon Parents Advice
Information that you or parents you know may find useful.
Advice for parents during coronavirus
Whilst coronavirus is infectious to children it is rarely serious. If your child is unwell it is likely to be a non-coronavirus illness, rather than coronavirus itself.
Whilst it is extremely important to follow Government advice to stay at home during this period, it can be confusing to know what to do when your child is unwell or injured. Remember that NHS 111, GPs and hospitals are still providing the same safe care that they have always done. Here is some advice to help : Click here (PDF, 177KB).
Keeping Children Safe and Well Across Mid and South Essex
In this video you can hear from 2 medical professionals explaining why it's still important to bring your child to hospital or see your GP if they are unwell.
Click here to watch the video.