If you’ve recently found out you are expecting a baby, you should let the NHS know so you can access the right care from day one. Complete this self-referral form through the NHS service called Badger.

If you are worried about your pregnancy, please tell your GP straight away.

There is lots of support available to help you prepare for labour and birth.

Our Start for Life and Family Hubs offer

Our start for life and family hubs offer booklet highlights everything available in Portsmouth, to support you during pregnancy, birth and beyond.

Support at family hubs

Our current antenatal (before birth) courses at Portsmouth Family Hubs include:

See our Family Hubs timetables to see what classes, support and events are available to you.

Somerstown Family Hub timetable

You can also find lots of support on Family Assist – an online platform with a wide range of information and resources for parents and their friends and families.