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When labour begins

In this video, Julie talks about how labour begins.

Julie explains in this video what to expect when labour begins. She explores the signs that labour is starting, what you can expect to happen and when to attend your birthing unit, maternity hospital or phone your home birthing midwife – whichever plan of care you’ve chosen.

Remember, labour can happen any time from 37 weeks of pregnancy. If any of these indications occur before 37 weeks, you should attend and inform your midwife or maternity unit.

Reflecting on this video:

  • What do you think you can do to prepare yourself for when labour begins?
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