Midwifery units and birth centres

What is birth like at a midwife-led unit or birth centre and what factors do you need to consider?
Learn about the role of the midwife in your antenatal and postnatal care.
Where you have your baby can affect many aspects of your birth experience. Here we look at your options and how you can make an informed decision that’s right for you.
Your main point of contact for pregnancy care is your midwife. Learn more about antenatal care, postnatal care and midwife appointments in this article.
What are independent midwives and how do they provide care in pregnancy, birth and the early days? Find out more about their role and their relationship with the NHS.