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?