The Maternity IDVA service is available to pregnant women or women who have been pregnant or had a child in the last 6 months (including birth, miscarriage, termination, adoption, still birth and infant loss). 

 

Women accessing this service need to be 16 or over living in Bassetlaw, Newark & Sherwood or Mansfield and should to be willing to engage in support around domestic abuse.

 

Did you know…

 

      Domestic violence has overtaken gestational diabetes and preeclampsia as the leading cause of foetal death?

      Domestic abuse affects an estimated 1.3 million women each year – 8.2% of the population?

      Around 30% of domestic abuse begins during pregnancy, while 40–60% of women experiencing domestic abuse are abused during pregnancy?