When you go home, you can expect a visit from a community midwife, who will continue your care ensuring both you and your baby are well.

This will be arranged as you are discharged from hospital.

Our midwives have developed a postnatal information film designed to let you know what to expect in the first weeks of your baby's life.

There's such a lot to take in when you've had a baby, so as well as watching the film before you leave hospital, you can watch it again when you get home.

The film covers feeding, sleeping, mental health and other important safety messages:

For more information, please visit the NHS.UK website.