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    Caring foryour baby

    After your baby is born, you will be able to hold your baby next to your skin (skin to skin) for as long as you wish and until after that important first feed.

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    Becominga Dad...

    Becoming a Dad can be a real roller coaster of emotions, just like your partner you’ll go through a range of experiences and can expect hugely happy and exciting times, as well as some less so fun occasions!

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    In East Lancashire you can choose to have your baby at home, in one of three birth centres or in hospital.

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Congratulations on your pregnancy or new baby, and welcome to our website!

This website has been developed by local families (mothers, fathers, grandparents) especially for you, to offer local and internet based support and information during pregnancy, childbirth and your baby’s early years. The pages include contact details for local services, and internet links to other sites that we felt may be useful to you. For details of East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust Maternity Services please click here.

Please see a range of locally made video clips to help you, as well great sources of information such as the Baby Buddy App. Download the free Baby Buddy app for iPhone & iPad or Android

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