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Wirral University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Module 4: Helping you and your baby through labour and birth

Please see 'Related Links' to left of this page to access the websites containing the information referred to below.

 

Where to have your baby

  • Choosing where to have your baby- NICE
  • Choosing where to have your baby Hospital - WUTH
  • Community - Highfield Team

What happens during labour and birth

  • What happens during labour and birth

Coping with labour and information about different types of pain relief

  • Pain relief - NICE
  • Pain relief - WUTH information
  • Pain relief in labour

Coping at home with the latent phase

  • Know the signs of labour

Stages of labour and birth

  • What happens during labour and birth?
  • Positions for labour and birth - See document at foot of page

Information on Group B Strep

  • Group B Strep Support

Information about different kinds of birth and interventions, such as ventouse, forceps and cesarean sections

  • Assisted delivery
  • Breech at the end of pregnancy
  • Birth after previous caesarean section
  • Shoulder dystocia
  • Assisted vaginal birth

Information on Induction of Labour (IOL)

  • Induction of labour

Optimal and delayed cord clamping

  • Delayed cord clamping - Tommy's

Creating an adaptable birth preferences

Hypnobirthing

Please see documents at foot of this page.

Perineal tears and episiotomies in child birth

  • Perineal tears and episiotomies in child birth

What to expect if your baby was admitted to the Neonatal Unit

  • Special care: Ill or premature babies
  • Premature labour and birth

Additional Documents

The Hormones of Birth, Modified: 02/07/2020 1:28PM | Download: The Hormones of Birth
Birth preferences to support your hypnobirthing journey, Modified: 26/06/2020 1:12PM | Download: Birth preferences to support your hypnobirthing journey
NCT Positions for labour and birth, Modified: 26/06/2020 1:12PM | Download: NCT Positions for labour and birth
Hypnobirthing reading list, Modified: 26/06/2020 12:58PM | Download: Hypnobirthing reading list
Hypnobirthing language, Modified: 26/06/2020 12:58PM | Download: Hypnobirthing language