Maternity Care

Maternity care is provided jointly by the Community Midwife and the GP's. You will be seen regularly at the practice or at the local hospital or both, throughout your pregnancy. The Community Midwifes hold antenatal clinics at Alderton, Orford  and Aldeburgh, please call reception to obtain details or book an appointment.

Outside of these clinics you can contact Maternity Services at Ipswich Hospital on 01473 702666.


Home-Start in Suffolk aims to give children the best possible start in life. They support parents to grow in confidence, strengthen their relationships with their children, improve their health and wellbeing, and widen their links locally.


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Vaccination planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

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Childhood illness visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.