Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is launching a new monthly event at Rotherham
Hospital showcasing the various maternity and family services available in the
It can be
an exciting yet daunting time for those planning to start a family, those soon
to be parents and new parents, so healthcare staff across Rotherham are joining
forces to provide easy and accessible information and support, all in one
variety of information stalls and practical demonstrations, parents and
families will get advice on how to give a baby the best start in life, as well
as tips on how to take care of themselves.
will be specialists providing advice on guidance on a range of subjects,
including breast feeding, safe sleep, health eating, stopping smoking and car
seat safety, amongst others.
be parents will also be able to explore the options for giving birth in
Rotherham, as well as meeting members of the Midwifery team and District
Wood, Chief Nurse at the Trust, said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for
parents to find out more about what help and support is available to them. We
want to help families enjoy this exciting time in their lives by making it as
stress-free as possible. As well as finding out about the services we can
provide, parents will also be able to familiarise themselves with the hospital
and the teams so that are more relaxed when they come for appointments or to
Maternity and Family Showcase is being launched on Wednesday 4 September,
6-8pm, in the Postgraduate Medical Education centre on D level of the hospital
and will be held on the first Wednesday of each month.