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To reduce the risk of harm to your unborn baby it’s a great idea to plan ahead a little. Try & get yourself into some regular exercise & a healthy diet. It’s really important to stop smoking to keep your baby as healthy as possible. Don’t drink too much alcohol either! Taking regular Folic Acid for the 3 months before you get pregnant & for the 3 months after this is recommended. Finally, it's also recommended that you take a supplement containing 10mcg of vitamin D during pregnancy and while you're breastfeeding.
As you hold your new baby in your arms, it may be impossible to imagine that you will ever have the energy to go through it all again. But sooner or later, you may decide that you want another child. Here is some information for how you and your partner can plan for your next pregnancy. Watch the video on this page too.
If you’re planning on getting pregnant, you can improve your chances of conceiving and having a successful pregnancy by following the steps on this page.
This leaflet offers advice if you are planning to become pregnant, or have just become pregnant. The aim is to reduce the risk of harm to the baby, and to reduce the risk of pregnancy complications. There is a summary checklist at the end of the leaflet.
Medical Care when we are closed
Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
NHS 111 Service: When our practice is closed you can still get support. You can get expert medical advice and useful ingformation by calling NHS 111 or through 111 online. The NHS service is available 24 hours a day and can provide information, issue prescriptions to a pharmacy of your choice, book a GP appointment, and, if necessary, refer people to emergency services.
Emergency: Dial 999 or go to your nearest A&E Department. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath do constitute an emergency (you must not dial 999 for anything other than an emergency).
Out of Hours Service: If you phone the surgery when we are closed you will be automatically transferred to the out of hours service SELDOC (South East London Doctors on call). Alternatively you can phone SELDOC directly on: 020 8693 9066. You will be given advice, asked to visit the out of hours centre, or be visited by the doctor on call.
NHS Walk In Service: The local NHS walk-in centre also provides healthcare advice, information and treatment with no appointment necessary. The nearest walk-in centre is: The Junction Health Centre, Arches 5-8, Clapham Junction Station, 5-8 Grant Rd, London, SW11 2NU. Telephone: 0333 200 1718.
Non-emergency: Take a look at our "Get health information" page. Alternatively, call 111 for non-urgent medical advice.
Minor Injuries: We do not provide a minor injuries service. You should attend A&E or the local minor injuries unit at Guy's Hospital Urgent Care Centre.
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