Pregnant families should be fully involved in the planning and care of their pregnancy with all the information, support and advice from professionals who are educated and knowledgeable.
A maternity consultant is a professional who provides education, support, information and assistance to pregnant people and families navigating the healthcare system. They are experienced in all aspects of pregnancy, birth, and postpartum care.
These professionals are knowledgeable and aim to support their clients to make informed decisions. With this extra guidance, families feel reassured and confident throughout their prenatal, birth and newborn period. Maternity consultants provide service from prenatal education and birth preparation to postpartum home visits and telephone support.