Women and families have many choices to make around childbirth. For healthy women and babies, a community birthing unit is an ideal,
safe and supportive environment for birthing your baby. Your midwife will explain the choices you have for your
place of birth. As you progress through your pregnancy your place of birthing will become more obvious.
During your pregnancy a full discussion between you and your midwife will take place so that you can anticipate what your birth experience may be like.
Your midwife will also assist you in developing your birth plan.
The safety of you and your baby is of prime importance to your midwife and therefore she will not hesitate to refer you for specialist care if required.
You will be involved in the decision about such a referral