Use the sections below to find more information about pregnancy care, labour and birth and post natal care.
For more advice or information, please check the obstetrics physiotherapy page for contact details on how to contact the department.
Use the links below for information on how to care for your body during pregnancy:
Fit for Pregnancy Information Leaflet: https://pogp.csp.org.uk/publications/fit-pregnancy
NHS Highland Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercise Information Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v731EXFR2k4
Working from Home – Advice and Exercises: https://www.csp.org.uk/publications/do-you-sit-desk-all-day-leaflets
Reproduced with permission of Pelvic Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy (pogp.csp.org.uk) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (csp.org.uk).
Labour and Birth
Use the links below for information on labour and birth:
Information about pregnancy, labour and birth and early parenthood – Ready Steady Baby!
Information about pain relief options – Labour Pains UK
Relaxation for Labour Demo Video – BabyCentre UK
Breathing for Labour Video – BabyCentre UK
Positions for Labour Video – BabyCentre UK
Massage of Labour Video – New Life Classes Ltd
Relaxation Information Leaflet: https://pogp.csp.org.uk/publications/mitchell-method-simple-relaxation
Fit for Birth Information Leaflet: https://pogp.csp.org.uk/publications/fit-birth
Reproduced with permission of LabourPains.com, NHS inform – Ready Steady Baby!, BabyCentre, New Life Classes and Pelvic Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy (pogp.csp.org.uk)
If you are having a Caesarean section, visit our classes section for information about our Enhanced Recovery for Obstetric Surgery in Scotland (EROSS) class.
Post Natal Care
Use the links below for information about post natal care: