Labour and birth

Where to give birth

Pain relief during labour

What to pack

Signs of labour

Worried about a previous birth experience?

Birth can be unpredictable and despite best efforts toprepare for the birth, many women are left with questions or anxieties forfuture pregnancies.

Many maternity hospitals in the Wessex area offer the opportunityto revisit your previous birth notes and discuss what happened with anexperienced midwife. Ask you own midwifeto put you in touch with your local service.

There are also many free organisations that can help youaddress some of your anxiety. Please click the links below for more informationon different service or to self refer.

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