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Birth Plan

(6 Posts)
Newlywed123 Tue 05-Jan-16 11:51:49

I'm 35 weeks, my midwife still hasn't discussed my birth plan with me.. I don't see her again either until 37+3, my stitch comes out at 37 weeks so baby could come before I see my midwife again.

My last pregnancy my midwife didn't do one with me either, I arrived at 6 cm and had to decided in between contractions on what a wanted...

I'm going to sit and write my own, where do I put it in my notes? Just want to be prepared and is there anything you recommend? I'm thinking of a waterbirth again smile

lilac3033 Tue 05-Jan-16 11:57:30

My midwife didn't discuss this either. I just wrote one myself and popped it in my notes. It really just helped me to figure out what I wanted!

Awfulknitter Tue 05-Jan-16 12:09:08

I'm using the NHS template. I figure that it will cover pretty much everything standard, and give me a guide on what I need to read up on. I also guess that they'll be using to seeing plans in that format/order. There's nothing to stop you adding any of your own more individual requests.

Artioo2 Tue 05-Jan-16 12:55:50

I've never discussed a birth plan with the midwife, I just wrote one myself and made sure I handed it over to someone at the hospital. There's loads of info online about what to put in it.

Junosmum Tue 05-Jan-16 13:21:11

Didn't do one, was on my to do list but squish came 2 weeks early. To be honest I only wanted baby and I safe, which was good as though I got a water birth I ended up with a forceps delivery and manual removal of placenta. At the end of the day they did what needs doing so think of it as a guide rather than a plan.

goodnightdarthvader1 Tue 05-Jan-16 13:37:05

What Artioo2 said. I've got a midwife appt this week (34+4) but I doubt she'll be interested.

There is a yellow section in your notes that talks about the birth you'd like, I stapled it in there.

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