Maternity video resources

Below are a series of short videos offering advice on bonding with your baby, what to bring to hospital, the stages of labour, pain and pain relief, cuts and four different labour positions. If you require subtitles, click on the ‘CC’ logo on the bottom of the screen.

 

Exercise when pregnant

Bonding with your Baby

Debbie explains how to actively bond with your baby, even before they are born and explaines why it is important.

What to pack in your hospital bag when you’re coming to have your baby

Community Midwife Helen helps break down what to pack in your hospital bag in preparation for the birth of your baby.

Signs of Labour

Community Midwife Rebecca breaks down the signs to look out for to know when you may have gone into labour.

The stages of Labour explained

Community Midwife Rebecca explains the different stages of labour.

Labour: Third Stage

Community Midwife Rebecca explains the third stage of labour, known as the afterbirth.

Tears and Cuts

Community Midwife Rebecca, discusses tears and cuts and allays any fears.

Back pain in Labour

Community Midwife Rebecca discusses back pain during the labour process.

Pain Relief

Community Midwife Rebecca discusses your options when it comes to pain relief during labour.

Labour Positions: Upright

Community Midwife Rebecca and Gayle demonstrate the upright position during labour.

 

Labour Positions: Upright 2

Community Midwife Rebecca and Gayle demonstrate an alternative upright position during labour.

Labour Positions: Left Lateral

Community Midwife Rebecca and Gayle demonstrate the left lateral position during labour.

Labour Positions: All Fours

Community Midwife Rebecca and Gayle demonstrate the all fours position during labour.