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Coronavirus: Stay at home

Health information and advice to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Partners and support person

  • How to be a birth partner

    You can have another person stay with you for support throughout labour and birth. This person is often called a birth partner. They can be your partner, mother, sister or friend - someone you know and trust.

  • How to help your partner during pregnancy

    Pregnancy can be a wonderful time. It can also bring challenges. You should help your partner during pregnancy and after the baby is born. There are many ways that you can support your partner. Learn about ways you can help.