في الحمل وعند الولادة تذكري حقوقك التي كفلتها وزارة الصحة
Women and Birth
(By Saudi Ministry of Health--Translated by AMANI Affiliates)
Useful to print and attach to your birth plan.
Your rights: Women and Childbirth
💠To know the state of pregnancy, age of the foetus, and expected delivery date.
💠Consent and Signature or otherwise for any operation (Caesarean or other) and the signature of a guardian is not necessary.
💠That episiotomy does not take place except when necessary and after obtaining verbal consent and being shown information of the available options.
💠To know the expected mode of delivery (Caesarean, natural, or assisted)
💠To have a companion from her family or friends present throughout the labour and birth if the delivery room can accommodate them and as long as they do not compromise the privacy of other birthing women.
💠The right to make choices in the details of her birth, for example presenting a birth plan, opting for instinctive birth and choosing pain relief from the available options.
💠Freedom of movement during labour and birth and encouragement to be in an upright position as long as the health of the mother or baby does not necessitate otherwise.
💠To receive continuous social, emotional and physical support throughout labour and delivery in a safe environment from caregivers who preserve her dignity.