Labour and birth
The first stage of labour and birth is usually the longest and is when your baby gets ready to be born. Labour may be starting if you have a show, your waters break or your contractions start.
Types of regional and general anaesthetic offered in labour
How you and your baby will be monitored throughout labour
What contractions are, how long they last and how to cope with them
What are the early signs of labour and what happens next
How to stay comfortable during labour and the positions you can try
Pros and cons of different pain relief options in labour - including gas and air and epidurals