Personal Care Plans
Personalised care is care centred on the woman, her baby and her family. It is based around her needs, values and decisions and facilitates genuine choice, informed by unbiased information.
Every woman should develop a personalised care plan, with her
midwife and other health professionals, which sets out her
decisions about her care, reflects her wider health needs and is
kept up to date as her pregnancy progresses.
We aim to make unbiased information available to help you
make decisions and develop your care plan. This
should include information that is appropriate to you,
including the latest evidence and what services are available
You can choose the provider of your antenatal, intrapartum
(labour and birth) and postnatal care.
You can make decisions about the support you need
during birth and where you would prefer to give birth, whether
this is at home, in a midwifery unit or in an obstetric unit, after
full discussion of the benefits and risks associated with each
Please follow this link to access your personal care
plan, which you may want to print, ready for your first (and
subsequent) midwife appointment.