Every woman and family is different with individual needs. Therefore, it is important to have the opportunity to influence the care you receive throughout each stage of your maternity journey. Personal Care plans help you to explore, understand and record your individual choices for pregnancy, birth and the first few weeks of parenthood.

It is beneficial to develop your care plan in partnership with your maternity team and those close to you, recognising as a pregnancy progresses your needs and decisions may change.

Antenatal Care Plan

Completing your antenatal care plan and goals throughout your journey will support you in your preferences for pregnancy, birth and parenthood. Information on related topics can be found throughout the website to help you develop your plans.

Work through the questions at your own pace and discuss with your midwife at any time. Utilise the ‘What I want to talk about at my next appointment’ to discuss with your midwife.

Antenatal Care Plan

To have the best experience possible it might help to set some personalised goals to help you prepare and plan around what’s important to you. You may want to set some health and well-being goals as staying healthy and safe during your pregnancy, which may be important for you and your baby. You might want to set some goals that help you plan and feel prepared. You might want to set a goal as a result of discussion with your midwife or health professional. Whatever your reason, you can use the Antenatal goals tool to support you do that.

Antenatal Goals

Birth Preferences

Supports you to make informed decisions about your care in labour and helps your care providers to personalise the care they give you.

Birth Preferences

Postnatal Care Plan

Completing your postnatal care plan and goals will support you in your preferences for your postnatal care and parenthood. Information on related topics can be found throughout the website to help you develop your plans. Work through the questions at your own pace and discuss with your midwife or health visitor at any time. Utilise the ‘What I want to talk about at my next appointment’ to discuss with your care professional.

Postnatal Care Plan

To have the best experience possible it might help to set some personalised goals to help you prepare and plan around what’s important to you. You may want to set some health and well-being goals following birth which is important for you and your baby. You might want to set some goals that help you plan and feel prepared. You might want to set a goal as a result of discussion with your midwife or health professional. Whatever your reason, you can use the postnatal goals tool to support you do that.

Postnatal Goals

Reflections

This gives you the opportunity to reflect on any aspect of your care or experience e.g. medical, emotional or other, which you can talk through with your care professional.

Reflections form