Advice and Support

Young Parents and Parents to be - Antenatal Stage

Service Address Telephone Description Referral (self, any agency, restricted)
Adoption Team   0151 666 5653 For information and advice about adoption.

Any agency

Solutions 4 Health – Metime Club


07824806132 An exciting, friendly and non judgemental 12 week group course for pregnant young ladies wishing for help to stop smoking; not only will you be able to seek advice and support on quitting smoking but will also be involved in sessions such as reflexology, stress management, cookery and exercise in pregnancy. Self
Any agency
Health Services In School (School Nurses) Child Development Centre,
Clatterbridge Hospital,
Clatterbridge Road,
CH63 4JY
0151 334 4000 ext 5201 Each School has a named School Nurse who leads on the delivery of confidential health care, well being support and advice to young people in Wirral secondary schools.

Any Agency

One to One Midwives Birkenhead Medical Building,
31 Laird Street,
CH41 8DP
0330 330 9121 A personal midwife service paid by the NHS. They provide support for young women using their own midwife. Their midwife will look after them throughout their pregnancy, be with them at the birth and look after them and their baby for 6 weeks afterwards. One to One provides all the pregnancy and parent services they need as well as antenatal classes. GP or self referral
Teenage Pregnancy Midwife Young Women’s Antenatal Clinic (YWAC), Arrowe Park Hospital, Arrowe Park Road, Upton, Wirral CH49 5PE 0151 604 7620 Provides individualised confidential antenatal care for young pregnant women, their partners and their family. The Clinic provides a One Stop Shop approach to addressing health, emotional and practical needs, such information and support with housing, benefits and education.
In addition pregnancy care is provided by your own named community midwife.
Booking in referral by GP
Tranmere Community Project 1 Whitfield Street
CH42 0LR
0151 649 8017 Young Mums To Be Course; A 12 week programme for pregnant 16-19 year olds; you will learn about different stages of your pregnancy, preparation for birth, parenting skills, relationships and building your self esteem and confidence. It is a great way to meet other young mums to be.
You may be eligible for the 16 – 19 bursary.

Young Mums Arts & Crafts Group; come along with your baby and enjoy making different things each week in a relaxed atmosphere.

Peer Educators Programme; As a young parent you will deliver the ‘STAR’ (Support Talk & Reality) project to 13 – 17 year olds, discussing the realities of being a young parent and encourage them to delay early pregnancy.

Young Dad’s Group; An informal group for young Dads to receive support and gain new skills – contact Mark on 07549991693 for further information.

Self referral
Any Agency
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