Positions for labour and birth

Baby positions in the womb before birth

If your baby is in your pelvis with their head pointing down, facing your back, it can make giving birth easier. Find out more about baby positions in the womb here.

Helping your baby into the best position for birth

This article offers tips on how to get your baby into the best birth position. Which positions help and which should be avoided when trying to turn your baby in the womb?

Preparation for multiple births

If you are expecting multiple babies, including the possibility of giving birth to twins, there are options to consider. Read about planning for vaginal or caesarean birth.

Use of water birthing pools in labour

Find out about water birth and using a birthing pool during labour. Read about what happens when a baby is born in water, when you may need to get out and tips on safety.

Breech babies and birth

What happens when you have a breech baby and what can you do to reduce the possibility of a breech birth?