Stories of Leeds

Read about women's experiences of using maternity services in Leeds. The MVP helps to bring together pregnant women and families who have a birth story to share. Listening to good birth stories is powerful and inspiring, our aim is to encourage you to connect with us and build a positive chain of birth confidence.

Jonathan talks about why his wife wanted a home birth and felt it was safe, as well as having the calm experience at home and how their other two children could meet the new arrival immediately

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Steph shares her experience of her first trimester and what you could possibly expect

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Emily joined the Leeds Maternity Voices Partnership because she has a passion for supporting women and their families through pregnancy, birth and the transition to parenthood

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To be involved with something that would help women to feel more empowered and positive about birth

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Having a positive birth is possible for the majority of women and the care they receive can greatly influence their experience

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