Birth

Giving birth is a life changing event, many women feel frightened at the thought of giving birth. Finding the correct answers to any questions you may have can help reduce that fear and help you become a step closer to experiencing an empowered labour. If you have a question that isn’t answered by any of the information provided via the links below please contact me.


What happens during labour?

NCT
Information on the different stages of labour.

 

NHS
What happens during labour and birth. Video: what positions are best for giving birth.

Information on Cesarean birth

 

NHS
Information on why a caesarean is carried out, what happens, recovery and risks.

 

Tommy's
What is a c -section? What are elective versus emergency c-sections and who decides if you need one? Find out everything you need to know here.

 

NCT
Find out more about planned and emergency caesareans and the risks and benefits of C-sections.

Information on being induced

 

NHS
Why you might be induced, how does it work, side effects, and more.

Your birth plan

 

NHS
Information on the different places you can give birth in your area.

 

Tommy's
You might like to consider giving birth at home for a more relaxed experience in familiar surroundings. Find out whether this is the right option for you.

 

Doula
You may choose to have a Doula during your pregnancy and birth, find out more information here.

 

NHS
Information on the different types of pain relief for your labour.

 

Tommy's
Information on hypnobirthing, a method of pain management that can be used during labour and birth.
NBNHST
What is skin to skin and why is it so important?

 

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Birth plans for twins, triplets or more.

 

NHS
Information on your birth choices with twins.