NHS Fife Resources and Video Guides


NHS Fife's guide to the Induction Suite

NHS Fife's guide to what to expect during labour

NHS Fife's guide to bathing your baby

NHS Fife's guide to perinatal mental health

NHS Fife’s guide to the dangers of second hand smoke

A guide to giving birth and the Victoria Hospital

What to bring for baby

What to bring for mum and dad

General resources


Caesarean section

Neonatal resources

Mental Health resources

Access to Specialist Care in Scotland

Perinatal Mental Health Network Scotland

If you are struggling with your mental health in pregnancy or after having a baby, or if you have a mental health problem and want advice about planning a pregnancy, your GP, midwife or health visitor are there to listen, and to offer you support and care.

Self help

A range of options for parents-to-be and carers

See leaflet

The Samaritans

UK wide 24/7 helpline for anyone experiencing emotional distress Telephone: 116 123
Email: jo@samaritans.org 

Breathing Space

Breathing Space
A confidential out of office hours telephone line for people experiencing low mood, anxiety or depression. Telephone: 0800 83 85 87

NHS 24

NHS 24
24 hour helpline from the NHS for health related advice (including mental health) Telephone: 111

Prevent suicide - App

Prevent Suicide – NE Scotland App
Phone app and website designed to support people who experience thoughts of suicide and self harm.

Bereavement resources 

Fife Sands

Fife Sands (Stillbirth & neonatal death charity)
Phone: 0845 528 0322

Miscarriage Association

Miscarriage Association
Phone: 01924200799


ARC (Antenatal results and Choices)
Phone: 08450772290

Scottish Cot Death Trust

Scottish Cot Death Trust
Phone: 0141 3573946

Compassionate Friends

Compassionate Friends (Supports bereaved parents and their families after a child dies)
Phone: 0345 1232304

Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK (Support for families when a baby or child of any age dies)
Phone: 0800 0288840