Did you know that right now in the UK, unfortunately, one in four women loses a baby during pregnancy or birth. Pregnancy charity, Tommy’s mission is to support pregnant women and give every baby the best chance of being born healthy.
Tommy’s fund medical research into the causes of premature birth, stillbirth and miscarriage, and provide a free information service that educates all parents-to-be about health in pregnancy.
The Tommy’s information service is informed by our medical research and includes a free telephone midwife service, a comprehensive website and free books and leaflets promoting health in pregnancy.
By 2030 they want to halve the number of babies who die during pregnancy or birth.
If you’re pregnant, you can download a number of books and leaflets free of charge on the Tommy’s website to help you through your pregnancy:
Tommy’s’ books and leaflets
Your guide to a healthy pregnancy
This 96-page full-colour book is packed with helpful tips and advice and contains everything you need to know about antenatal care, exercising while pregnant, foods to avoid, giving birth and much more.
The young woman’s guide to a healthy pregnancy
If you are a young woman aged 16-19 this 96-page full-colour book is aimed at you. It’s packed with helpful tips and advice and contains everything you need to know about antenatal care, exercising while pregnant, foods to avoid, giving birth and much more
Miscarriage – your questions answered
A leaflet for those who would like to know more about the causes of miscarriage.
Toxoplasmosis and pregnancy – your questions answered
A leaflet for those who would like to know more about toxoplasmosis and pregnancy.
When a baby dies
This 12-page mini-guide was written by Dr Jane Horti and the Stillbirth Working Group to help parents and their families.
Pre-eclampsia – your questions answered
A leaflet for those who would like to know more about pre-eclampsia.
Managing your weight in pregnancy
A mini-guide for pregnant women who weigh more than is recommended for their height. It’s filled with helpful advice for looking after yourself and your growing baby through small lifestyle changes that focus on healthy eating and exercise.
Top tips for a healthy pregnancy
A mini-guide with ten top tips to having a healthy pregnancy.
To download the leaflets and for more information about Tommy’s, including how to donate or get involved with fundraising visit Tommys.org.