In many care settings, mums can have the same person, or group of people, looking after them through pregnancy, labour and birth.
Mums are often happier with their birth experience when they have positive, familiar and ongoing relationships with the people involved in their care. It’s a good idea to ask your GP early in your pregnancy about how this might work for you.
The main health professionals who might be involved in your care are:
Select from this list to see how different carers can be involved in each of the birth settings.
Find out more about the settings where you can give birth.