Birthing Options

Where to Have Your Baby

There are 3 main choices of location for you to have your baby. Our comprehensive database of midwives will enable you to find the right midwife to suit your individual needs.


If you have a straightforward pregnancy, you may be able to give birth in the comfort of your own home with the support of a registered midwife.

Birthing Centre

Birthing centres are run by midwives and are more like a home, than a hospital maternity unit. This is could be a good option for normal and low-risk pregnancies.

Maternity Hospital

If you choose to give birth in a maternity hospital, you will still be looked after by midwives, however doctors will be available to assist at any time if needed.