Safe Labour Birth

Babies induced have lower death risk

Babies induced have lower death risk

New research published in the BMJ finds that babies induced have a lower death risk. Continue reading

New charity launches to raise OC awareness

New charity launches to raise OC awareness

A new charity has been launched to offer support to women with symptoms of OC, which includes itching. Continue reading

Pain relief options for labour - part 3

Natural pain relief options in labour – part 3

The third part in our natural pain relief for birth series. Continue reading

home birth

Study finds home births are ‘cost effective’

New research finds that home births are most cost effective in low risk pregnancies. Continue reading

Birth and labour

Natural pain relief options in labour – part 2

The second part of our series about pain relief during labour. Continue reading

9 in 10 breech birth babies delivered by caesarian

9 out of 10 breech births by Caesarian section

Hospitals opt for caesarean for breech birth babies. Continue reading

Toolkit launched to improve maternity safety

Toolkit launched to improve maternity safety

Funded by the King’s Fund, the project to improve safety was launched after receiving backing from

Birth Plan

Example Birth Plan

Download an example birth plan in word. Edit for your individual circumstances and preferences for birth. Continue reading

Pain in labour

Natural pain relief options in labour – part 1

Your pain relief options for childbirth. Continue reading

Why are so afraid to give birth naturally?

Why are we scared to give birth naturally?

Women are opting for C-sections but what is better for baby? Continue reading