Planning for Pregnancy

See the below resources for guidance on things you can do before pregnancy that
will make a difference to the future health of your child.


Tommy’s provides information and support to empower parents during pregnancy.


NHS: Pregnancy

This guide includes all you need to know about trying for a baby, pregnancy, labour and birth.

Website: NHS: Pregnancy

Mama Academy

Mama Academy’s mission is to empower all maternity professionals and expectant parents on stillbirth prevention methods to help more babies arrive safely.

Instagram: @mamaacademy


Twitter: @mamaacademy

Telephone: 07427 851670



Mind the Bump

A monthly, women only social group to offer emotional support in a safe environment to address low mood, anxiety and/or depression during pregnancy.  ​

Who can attend:
Any woman living in Bedford who is pregnant and is low in mood, is experiencing or who has experienced depression and/or anxiety.

Pine Cones Children’s Centre, Slade Walk, Bedford, MK41 7SA

Time and Date:
1st Thursday of each month 16:00-18:00.

For more information:
Please contact

Telephone: 01234 341 977 – Children’s Centre Team

Start 4 Life

Trusted NHS help and advice during pregnancy, birth and parenthood.


Baby Buddy App

Baby Buddy is an award winning mobile phone app for new parents and parents-to-be, created by mums, doctors and midwives.

Download from: Google Play: Baby Buddy

Download from: iTunes: Baby Buddy