In this section, you'll find information about your different options for where you can give birth - at home, in a midwife-led unit or birth centre or in hospital. We also look at the role of birth partners, coping with pain in labour, positions for labour and birth, and straightforward birth. Plus, read about what happens in the stages of labour when you are having a baby.
What happens during labour and what can you expect and prepare for? Read about each stage of labour here.
Birth partners plan an important role in supporting women in labour. Find out useful tips to help your partner.