Your maternity notes are yours to look after and it may feel they are written in a different language. And in a way, they are.
Your maternity notes are yours to look after and have on you at all times, particularly later in pregnancy, however it may feel like they are written in a different language, and in a way, they are, as these notes are aimed at the medical team who will be looking after you and baby. You don’t need to be able to understand them completely, but it may be worth having a quick scan to see if you need anything explaining in more detail. Deciphering the code: Your notes will be full of abbreviations and initials, here are the most common and if you are unsure about anything, then do ask your midwife or health visitor to explain. You Your baby
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