If you are pregnant or ready to start a family:


Don't Smoke; if you do smoke, stop completely.

Don't drink more than small amounts of alcohol.

Don't help with Lambing.


Avoid handling cat litter trays and pregnant cats.

Avoid unpasteurised milk, and soft cheeses.

Avoid pate.

Avoid excess caffeine ( in coffee, cola etc)


Do Take a Folic Acid supplement.

Do have a healthy diet and lifestylewith plenty of rest and exercise


Your midwife will be supervising your ante-natal care, but the doctors are here for you if you have any problems or queries.


Dr B.Shevlin (on behalf of Tean Surgery)