Planning a pregnancy
The NHS Website – planning your pregnancy has useful up-to-date information on planning a pregnancy.
If you have a medical condition requiring regular treatment or medical supervision, it is important to continue with contraception until you have seen your GP or specialist. Together you can agree a safe medical plan for you and your baby.
Don’t stop taking your regular medication without consulting your doctor.
When you stop contraception your natural fertility returns immediately for all methods except the contraceptive injection (‘Depo’) which may delay a return to your natural fertility by up to one year.
The following website has useful information on medication during pregnancy:
See unplanned pregnancy.
Pregnancy during the COVID-19 pandemic
Up to date guidance can be found on the links below:
- Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists website – coronavirus infection and pregnancy
- Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists website – COVID-19 vaccines, pregnancy and breastfeeding