- How to book your NHS maternity care
4 min read
It’s important to book in with the NHS when you find out you’re pregnant. Find out how to schedule a booking appointment so you can receive free maternity care during your pregnancy.
- Why choosing where to give birth matters
6 min read
Find out how planning to have your baby at home, in a birth centre or in a labour ward can affect your birth experience.
- Visiting your local maternity unit – checklist
5 min read
Many maternity units and birth centres organise tours. Our checklist helps you ask the midwife the right questions to help you decide if the unit is right for you.
- Are you at increased risk of complications during labour and birth?
3 min read
We explain how medical conditions or problems in a previous pregnancy could mean you’re at increased risk of complications when giving birth.
- Postnatal care: what happens after you’ve given birth?
8 min read
The care you’ll receive after giving birth will depend on if you have your baby at home, in a birth centre or in a labour ward. We go through how your place of birth can affect the first hours and days with your new baby.
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