If you test positive or have symptoms of COVID-19, at any point during your pregnancy, it is important that you let your Midwife or Maternity Triage know as you will require additional care and monitoring.
More information can be found at: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Coronavirus infection and pregnancy.
If you are from a Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) background, you are more at risk from the effects of COVID-19. More information can be found at: NHS England and NHS Improvement North West Maternity Safety Information.
Vaccination is recommended in pregnancy, but the decision whether to have the vaccine is your choice. The information below will help you make an informed choice about whether to get the COVID-19 vaccine if you are pregnant or trying to get pregnant.
Click here to book your vaccination or call 119.
More information can be found at: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists COVID-19 vaccines, pregnancy and breastfeeding.
For further information: #MyWhyCampaign, MAMA Academy
Research has shown that having the COVID-19 vaccination can also protect your baby until it is 6 months old.
How to inject Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH)
If you have been prescribed LMWH because you have an increased risk of blood clots, please watch this informative video showing how to give the injection and it answers some frequently asked questions.