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Useful Websites and Information

Best Beginnings

A useful website which has resources and information from pregnancy to becoming a parent. Click here to access the site.

Caring for your baby at night - a guide for parents

Advice from Unicef's Baby Friendly Initiative about newborn night time feeding and sleeping.

Building a happy baby

A leaflet with guidance about your newborn and what makes him/her happy, from Unicef's Baby Friendly Initiative.

Getting to know your baby

This website uses video to show health professionals and parents how to respond to a baby in a way that fosters emotional wellbeing. Parents can download the smartphone app to personalise it for their newborns. Click here to access the website and download the app.

The Social Baby

The NSPCC have produced a useful resource, 'The Social Baby'. You can find out more about the DVD here.

The Lullaby Trust

The Lullaby Trust website offers support and information about safer sleeping, back to sleep, bed sharing and room temperature in the prevention of sudden infant death. Follow this link to take you there.

Action on Pre-eclampsia

Action on Pre-eclampsia (also known as APEC) aims to raise public and professional awareness of pre-eclampsia, improve care, and ease or prevent physical and emotional suffering caused by the disease. APEC is a charity registered in the UK. Follow this link to visit the website.


Bounty packs are a much loved source of information and advice. They are given out to expectant mums. Click here to visit the Bounty website.

Group B Streptococcus (GBS) in pregnancy and newborn babies

Click here to open the Group B Steptococcus information.

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York Emergency Department (A&E)

The current entrance to the Emergency Department (A&E) is closed and a new entrance at the south of the building is in operation.

Arrive at Entrance 1, the main entrance to York Hospital signposted from Wigginton Road, and park in the multi-storey car park.  A new pedestrian exit has been created at the end of the car park. Follow the green line on the floor to the emergency department. Please see our website news for more information about arrivals to A&E.