- Ideally in the first trimester of pregnancy but accepting at any point of pregnancy
- BMI > 30kg/m2
- Adults aged 18+
- Reside in Salford or have a GP in Salford
A healthy lifestyle during pregnancy can reduce the risk of complications in pregnancy and beyond such as:
Morelife is excited to introduce our new Maternal Healthy Lifestyles Service for pregnant people living in Salford. Our specialist practitioners will be on hand to support you to live a happier healthier lifestyle throughout pregnancy and into parenthood. This service is free and designed to work alongside your local maternity offer.
We offer 6 sessions, 3 before your baby is born and 3 postnatally in addition to the option to attend friendly drop-in sessions at local community venues.
Sessions cover common topics such as foods to avoid and why, and physical activity in pregnancy, we also provide support with topics such as emotions and mental health and active signposting to local support services.
We want this service to support you in a way that is tailored to your individual needs – we know pregnancy can be a wonderful experience but it can also come with challenges along the way.
HOW TO ACCESS
Please speak with your local Midwifery team or GP practice who can refer you to the Maternal Healthy Lifestyles service, we look forward to seeing you!
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