Privacy is important to make a woman feel secure during pregnancy, delivery and post-delivery check-ups. Doctors, nurses, support staff and families should work in tandem to see that the mother feels comfortable and protected during labour.
World Health Organization (WHO) hopes for every pregnant woman receiving high quality of care and support throughout pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period. WHO has outlined eight standards for the quality of maternity care.
A woman deserves special care during pregnancy, and particularly during labour. Her partner, obstetrician and nurses must operate as a team.
Your questions about “Together-For Her Health” program answered. New mothers can review their hospitals on their maternity experience, with criteria based on Quality of Care parameters defined by the World Health Organization (WHO)
Hospitals are becoming more open to the idea of partner-assisted delivery, i.e. allowing fathers in the delivery room during labour. Fathers-to-be should know these guidelines if they plan to be present at their child’s birth.