Communication Tools: Birth Preferences for your Birth Plan

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Your needs in birth are as individual as you are.

Your experience of labour and birth should be exactly that – YOURS. Every birth is unique and each woman will approach childbirth in her own way. It is important that you have the information you need to decide what is right for you and your baby, and that your experience of labour and birth reflects these wants and wishes. Continue reading


A midwife tells her birthstory as a first time mother, a vaginal birth with complications

I had been training to be a midwife since 2006. Halfway through my final year on my internship I found out I was pregnant. I was on a 13 hour shift on the gynae ward and took a test into the bathroom and lo and behold it was positive! I finished my shift with great difficulty. Continue reading