Badgernet Maternity Notes

Digital maternity notes (Badgernet)

Epsom and St Helier hospitals have moved to using BadgerNet Maternity Notes. This is an electronic system aimed at giving mothers more control of their pregnancy records and care notes.

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What is BadgerNet Maternity Notes?

BadgerNet’s Maternity Notes is an online portal and app that allows you to access your maternity records over the internet through your PC, tablet device or mobile phone.

The information that you view is generated in real-time from your hospital-based maternity system, using details entered by your midwife or other health professionals involved in your care.

What are the benefits?

BadgerNet’s Maternity Notes will be replacing our old green handheld notes.There are a number of benefits to using Maternity Notes, over paper notes, such as:

  • Information can be shared with you directly from the maternity system
  • Records can be easily updated at each maternity visit or appointment
  • Midwives do not have to double enter data onto paper handheld notes
  • Only those with the correct login details are able to access the notes.

You can add information regarding:

  • Yourself, such as your occupation and any allergies. This can be discussed with your midwife at your booking appointment
  • Your plans and preferences for birth
  • Feedback regarding your antenatal care, labour and birth experiences.
How secure is it?

• All information is held securely and cannot be accessed without the correct login details (similar to internet banking)
• Maternity Notes is powered by BadgerNet, the same secure platform used by healthcare professionals involved in your maternity care.

How to access Badgernet Maternity Notes

Using a mobile phone

iPhone

  • To access the service on your iPhone, please search for the BadgerNet Maternity Notes app in the ITunes and download
  • Once downloaded, tap on the icon in your home screen to open.

Android

  • To access the service on your smart phone, please search for the BadgerNet Maternity Notes app in the Google Play store and download
  • Once downloaded, tap on the icon in your home screen to open.
Using a PC or tablet
  • Your midwife will provide you with a security phrase and record your contact details, including your mobile phone number and email address
  • You can login to the Maternity Notes website by navigating by clicking this link: www.pregnotes.net
  • After entering your email address and security phrase, the system will ask for a confirmation code. This will be texted to you
  • If using a tablet device, after entering your confirmation code you will need to set a PIN code
  • You are ready to view your records.

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