The Beacon Medical Centre

Pregnancy & Infant Feeding Support

Find out more about pregnancy here.

We understand some women might feel uncertain about their pregnancy, if this applies to you click here.

Community Midwives

The Community Midwives are responsible for antenatal and early postnatal care. They are responsible for arranging blood tests and scans during your pregnancy.

You can self refer to the community midwives by ringing the Coastal Midwifery Team on 01395 226727. 

We recommend all pregnant women take a vitamin supplement containing folic acid and vitamin D. Your midwife may recommend other medication depending on other pre-existing conditions you might have. Find out more about vitamins and supplements in pregnancy here. 

For more information about what to expect during your pregnancy click here. 

Infant Feeding Support

For more information and support around breastfeeding/feeding problems please click here

Date published: 24th November, 2022
Date last updated: 22nd November, 2023