Electronic Referral For Maternity Services at Antrim Area Hospital

Electronic Referral For Maternity Services at Antrim Area Hospital

  • Are you newly pregnant and wish to contact your midwife?

    As soon as you have a positive pregnancy test you can refer yourself directly for maternity care in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust area:

  • You will also need to notify your GP of your pregnancy It is important to purchase & commence the following: • Folic acid = 400micrograms per day. • Vitamin D = 10 micrograms per day especially from September to April

  • IF YOU ARE A KNOWN EPILEPTIC OR THERE IS A FAMILY HISTORY OF SPINA BIFIDA OR YOUR BMI IS >30 YOU NEED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO SEE YOUR GP AS YOU WILL PROBABLY NEED THE HIGHER DOSE OF FOLIC ACID

  • If you are planning a pregnancy, you can buy multivitamins that are suitable for pregnancy (your local pharmacist can advise) and start at least 12 weeks before you get pregnant. When you are pregnant, if you have not already started this medication, it is very important to start as soon as possible and continue for at least the first 12 weeks of your pregnancy. Please ensure ALL details are accurate

  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
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    Please enter a number in the appropriate column(s)
  • IF YOU ARE ON PRESCRIBED MEDICATION PLEASE CONTACT YOUR GP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
  • Please visit www.northerntrust.hscni.net/BabyandU for early pregnancy advice prior to attending your booking appointment.

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