Many clinicians are not aware of the postnatal services and referral process available to patients. The aim is prevent mental and physical issues for postnatal mums, both chronic and acute conditions i.e. tears , incontinence, depression etc

The primary care learning event held in August was set up to support clinicians in primary care to improve their knowledge and understanding of this topic. We are pleased to make resources available for local staff to access below

Click on the below presentation titles to download

  1. Postnatal Care

  2. Postnatal physiotherapy

  3. Health Visiting Service in the Postnatal period

  4. Postnatal Exercises

Other useful resources


https://www.nhs.uk/planners/pregnancycareplanner/Documents/BandBF_pelvic

c-section massage to prevent adhesions: https://www.burrelleducation.com/c-section-recovery-an-holistic-viewpoint/


Massage perineum –  preventing tears during pregnancy: https://www.kch.nhs.uk/Doc/pl%20-%20522.3%20-%20care%20of%20your%20perineum.pdf

Pelvic tilts - postnatal to strengthen core and gluts: https://vimeo.com/190563964

Postnatal exercise videos

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/nhs-fitness-studio/prenatal-and-postnatal-exercise/
https://www.nhs.uk/video/pages/postnatal-yoga.aspx