Level of Care

This page outlines levels of care, and an insight into the care you can expect.
It also shows the NICE (National Institute of Clinical Excellence) Guidelines of Care from
a NHS Hospital or Trust for you to compare against.

 

Week

Mum+Dad-2B
Our Midwifery Care
NICE
Guidelines
Additional Relevant Info
1
Create NEW
Life !!!
   
2
   
3
   
4
   
5
We're Pregnant
now what !!

 
6
 
7
8
Free Home
Consultation
for you &
your Partner




Home Booking
Appt with
you & your
Partner



GP or Midwife - 1st Contact
9
10
Thoughts about
Independent Midwife,
Hospital or Midwifery
Led Care





Ante-Natal
Care Period




Building Trusting
relationship with
your Midwife

Booking & Bloods
11
Date Scan (8 - 14wks)

Nuchal Scan (11 wks to 13+6)
12
13
14
15
16
16wk Midwfe Appt.
17
18

Anomaly Scan (wks 18-20)
19

24x7 Support
(Phone / Txt / eMail)



On average 11x1hr.
Antenatal visits
(Time & location of
your choice) from
the booking to the
Birth (please see Stats
page for more detail)



Supported Hospital
and Scan appts. if
needed



Birth Talk @ 36 weeks
to discuss the Birth choices
open to you


 
20
21
22
23
24
25

Gaining
Confidence in
Mothers abilities
to have a
natural Birth




25wk Mwife Appt. (1st baby)
26
27
28
28wk Midwfe Appt. + Blood
29
30
31
31wk Mwife Appt. (1st baby)
32
33
34
34wk Midwfe Appt.
35
36
Get Ready'
Run-in
to
Birth
36wk Midwfe Appt.
37
38
38wk Midwfe Appt.
39
Have Baby(s) !!
Date+Time ????
Home or Hospital Supported Birth (dedicted 1:1 care during labour)
40
40wk Mwife Appt. (1st baby)
41

Possible over-run !!
Or


Postnatal Period

Qualified to carry out
New Born Baby Check
(<72hrs old)


Postnatal period: daily visits in
1st week and normally twice
weekly up 28 days - average
no. of vists is 14 as well the
same 24x7 support

41wk Overdue Appt.
42
43
No stated definitive visits in the NICE Guidelines (see NICE Postnatal Docs)
44
45
46+
** - All detail taken from published NICE guidelines and correct at date of creating this page (August 2008)