A birth plan is a simple list that tells your doctor, midwife and nurses about your preferences for your baby’s birth. Even if you don’t stick to your plan on the day, preparing a wish list for how you'd like things to go is good a way to think about different scenarios.
No-one ever said giving birth is easy – and that’s why it’s important to think about how you want the special day to go , before it happens. In the heat of the moment, it may be a struggle to make key decisions that will affect you and your baby significantly. Where, when, how and who are just some of the key questions you should have answers ready for.
Here’s some tips to make sure you have your perfect birth plan in place :