Labour and giving birth

Learn more about going into labour and giving birth.

Whether you birth by natural labour, induced labour, planned or emergency caesarean section every mother wants to know what to expect, bring and how care is provided.

Overview

Inside pregnancy – labour & birth YouTube (BabyCenter Australia)

What to bring to hospital when having a baby

Baby’s first few minutes and skin to skin contact

Note: There is very good evidence of the benefits of not clamping the cord until your baby has established spontaneous breathing or until the umbilical cords stops pulsation (that is generally about 3 mins after birth).