13.6  Birth preparedness, complication readiness and emergency planning

Birth preparedness is the process of planning for a normal birth. Complication readiness is anticipating the actions needed in case of an emergency. Emergency planning is the process of identify and agreeing all the actions that need to take place quickly in the event of an emergency, and that the details are understood by everyone involved, and the necessary arrangements are made. First we consider normal birth preparedness.

13.5.4  The fourth FANC visit

13.6.1  Normal birth preparedness