Midwives and healthcare professionals

Learn about the role of the midwife in your antenatal and postnatal care.
Here we provide information about the healthcare professionals you may come into contact with during your pregnancy, labour and early days as a parent
Your main point of contact for pregnancy care is your midwife. Learn more about antenatal care, postnatal care and midwife appointments in this article.
This article discusses the benefits of one-to-one midwife care during pregnancy and birth
What do all the abbreviations made by your midwife, obstetrician or GP actually mean in your medical notes during your antenatal care?
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.
Doulas support women and their families during pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood. Find out more about the services doulas provide.