Health in pregnancy and the early years
Starting a family
Bringing a new life into the world can be one of the most rewarding and exciting things you can do.
Planning a pregnancy
If you're trying for a baby, there are many things to consider to improve your chances of getting pregnant and having a healthy pregnancy.
The NHS has lots of information on:
- Trying for a baby
- How to increase your chances of getting pregnant
- Pregnancy tests
- Signs and symptoms of pregnancy
You can also try out Tommy's planning for pregnancy tool. This will tell you all you need to know about improving the health of your future pregnancy and child/ren.
If you're expecting a baby, the Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS website is a great place to start.
You'll find information on:
- Your birth choices
- Where to go if you need help or advice
- Your pregnancy and antenatal care
- Your screening choices
The NHS also have:
Having a baby if you're LGBTQ+
The NHS has information if you are LGBTQ+ and want to start a family including:
- Ways to become a parent if your LGBTQ+
- Testosterone and pregnancy
- Chestfeeding if you're trans or non-binary