Lochcarron Medical Partnership

Ferguson Medical Centre, Lochcarron, Strathcarron, Ross-shire IV54 8YQ

Telephone: 01520 722215

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Pregnancy Care in Scotland

If you think you are pregnant, you should make contact with the Single-duty midwife who is based largely at the Practice.

She can be contacted on 01520 722168 or by email on nhsh.westerrossmidwives@nhs.scot

Ready Steady Baby! helps you get ready for parenthood by taking you through the whole of your pregnancy from the early symptoms, through the antenatal care you will receive and on to advice on how to get through labour and the birth.

It provides a rough guide on maternity leave and benefits and can help you with the care of your baby for the first 12 months.

Trying for a baby

You’ve made the decision to try to for a baby. This section tells you how to get your body ready for pregnancy to keep you healthy, how to give your baby the best start in life, and how to improve your chances of getting pregnant.

Your pregnancy

Find out everything you need to know about getting yourself as prepared as possible for becoming a parent and giving your baby the best start. . .

Labour and birth

Knowing what may happen during labour will help you feel prepared. Labour is different for every woman – and often for every baby she has. Health professionals describe it as being in three stages. Knowing what is likely to happen during each stage will help you plan and prepare for your baby’s arrival – something you may feel both excited and nervous about at the same time.

First days together

In the first few days after the birth, you and your new baby are getting to know each other. There’s a huge amount to learn – find out more about the best way to feed your baby, what practical steps you will need to take, and how you may be feeling.

Growing together

Being a parent is exciting – but at times you may feel anxious. Here you can learn about what to expect from your growing baby, as well as information on immunisations, postnatal depression and weaning.

Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:00am to 01:00pm
    02:00pm to 06:00pm
  • Tuesday
    08:00am to 01:00pm
    02:00pm to 06:00pm
  • Wednesday
    08:00am to 01:00pm
    For URGENT care, dial 01445 791223
  • Thursday
    08:00am to 01:00pm
    02:00pm to 06:00pm
  • Friday
    08:00am to 01:00pm
    02:00pm to 05:00pm
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
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