PATIENT INFORMATION

In Labour

PAIN RELIEF

What are my options?

Do you want to know more about your options for pain relief during labour?  The UK Obstetrics Anaesthetist Association provides an excellent leaflet for pain relief during labour.  Click read more for the leaflet.

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INFORMATION ON NORMAL VAGINAL DELIVERY

What happens in a normal vaginal birth?

Information leaflet provided by OG Society Singapore.  Click Read More for Leaflet.

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INSTRUMENTAL VAGINAL BIRTHS

What does forceps / vacuum delivery involve?

Information on instrumental birth provided by RCOG UK.



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SHOULDER DYSTOCIA

An emergency during which the baby's shoulders become stuck at delivery.

Shoulder dystocia is an emergency situation in which the baby's shoulders become stuck at delivery.  This RCOG leaflet gives information about the condition, and the steps your gynae may take to deliver baby safely.  Click Read More for leaflet.

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BIRTH PLAN

How to draft up a birth plan?

Do you know how to draft up a birth plan?  I have provided a sample birth plan in Word Document format.  Feel free to download it, and make amendments for your birth preferences.  Download here.