Alcohol and substance abuse during pregnancy

Find local specialised support for alcohol and substance use in pregnancy.

There's no known safe consumption of alcohol during pregnancy. It's best to tell your midwife or GP about any alcohol or drug use so that they can provide you with the best possible care.

University Hospitals Sussex One-Stop Clinic

University Hospitals Sussex One-Stop Clinic offers judgemental-free support from midwives, doctors and other specialists who can support you and your baby.

The clinic runs from Sussex House at the Royal Sussex County Hospital on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month from 1:30pm to 4:30pm.

No appointment is necessary, but it's helpful to phone first. To contact Anna Ferguson and Penny Gillis – specialist midwives at the clinic:

Find out more about University Hospitals Sussex One-Stop Clinic.

Oasis Project

Oasis Project offers a welcoming and friendly environment with childcare facilities. Oasis provides help, support and advice about substance abuse for women, families and children.

Oasis Project is open Monday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm. To contact Oasis Project:

Find out more about the Oasis Project.

More information about healthcare support during pregnancy

For more information about healthcare support during pregnancy visit the RSUH Maternity Services - University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust.