Where to give birth
We arrange all labour and delivery matters for you. If you have a normal pregnancy, you may choose where you want to give birth. Delivering at home or in hospital are both safe. If medical complications arise, the gynaecologist will take over your care and you will deliver in hospital.
How to give birth
Every birth is different. We can’t predict how it will unfold and choices about your labour and delivery are very personal. Whether you want give deliver in bed, in a birthing pool or with pain medication, we are happy to inform and assist you.
Preparations for the birth
Good preparation may dispel fears and anxieties. You can prepare by attending an information evening, taking a course and considering a birth plan. Use our handy checklist to help you complete the number of practical matters that need to get done before 37 weeks of pregnancy.
When to call?
Labour can begin with contractions or the rupture of the membranes. During your pregnancy we will provide information about when you need to call. If you labour starts before 37 weeks of pregnancy, contact us immediately. Obviously, you should always call us if you are worried because your baby is not moving as much, you have blood loss or if you feel ill. For all these situations contact the on-call midwife on the emergency line