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Patients & Visitors


Labour and Birth

Throughout your pregnancy, you will have the opportunity to discuss any questions you may have about birth and the options available to you with your midwife. To ensure the safety of you and your baby as well as support your preferences we aim to personalise your care for labour and birth.

Your Choice - where to have your baby?

For women having their
first baby

For women have given
birth before

Birth place options

Our Maternity Handi App is there to support you throughout your pregnancy, birth and new-born journey.
Download it free today:

The RUH has many birth place options.

Your medical and pregnancy circumstances and your preferences will determine the recommendations given by the midwifery and the medical team about where is the safest place for you to birth.

If you have any questions, please feel free to ring your local maternity unit for advice. You will be asked for personal details and a brief history to help us give advice appropriate to your ongoing care.

For more information on labour and birth please explore the other Labour and Birth pages in this section and follow the links below to helpful apps and videos.

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