Make a Birth Plan

Make a Birth Plan Decisions to be made There's a lot to think about when you're pregnant, and many choices to make along the way. Your maternity team can help you make the right decisions, but no one knows better than you what’s right for you and your baby. The information in the links below will help you think about what you want, and plan for a happy, healthy pregnancy.

What sort of antenatal care do you want? Learn about your options and how to find the care that suits you best.

What’s important to you about how you give birth? Making a birth plan will help you decide what’s important to you.

Where do you want to give birth? You can give birth at home or in a hospital unit run by a maternity team.

What sort of pain relief do you want during labour? Most women use some pain relief in labour. Find out how the various options work, and which ones are right for you.

How do you want to feed your baby? Choosing whether to breastfeed or bottle feed your baby is a big decision.