Are you planning for a family?

The children, women and families team
The children, women and families team

A leading consultant obstetrician, gynaecologist and IVF expert, Mr Martin DeBono, will be among experts at the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust ‘s first ever event, Thinking of Having a Baby?

Members of the public, budding parents-to-be, health professionals, expectant parents and families are invited to visit the Learning and Development Centre at the Calderdale Royal Hospital on Saturday, February 28.

Visitors will be able to chat to Mr DeBono, midwives, nurses and health visitors in a relaxed, informal setting.

Display stands will be a one-stop-shop for visitors to find out about the latest developments in fertility services and treatments, preparing for pregnancy, ante-natal screening, birth choices and breast feeding.

Mr DeBono said: “The event is a great opportunity to demonstrate the quality and wide range of services offered by the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust through pregnancy and birth.

“We will also be focussing on fertility issues and our experts will explain the options available.”

There will also be presentations on topics including fertility options, preparing for pregnancy, screening tests for mother and baby, healthy start and the importance of Vitamin D to mother and baby.

The event will run between 10-1.30pm To book your place visit www.cht.nhs.uk/tohab or telephone 01422 224257