There are lots of ways you can prepare for birth, including making a birth plan with your midwife, packing a hospital bag for labour and asking your midwife about local classes where you can meet other women at a similar stage of pregnancy.

Learn about how you can prepare for birth in the below videos.

For more information, visit Preparing for the birth - NHS (


Watch the video below to see how to prepare your body for the birth of your baby.

Watch the video below for practical tips when preparing for your birth.

Watch the video below which explains the role of a partner