Policy paper

Parents' views on the maternity journey and early parenthood

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The following documents are a synthesis of three pieces of qualitative research undertaken by the Department of Health about the experience of expectant and new parents.

Documents

Download Parents' views on the maternity journey and early parenthood

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Download Parents' views on the maternity journey and early parenthood - slides

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Detail

The three projects explored how parents feel about the pregnancy and parenthood journeys and their expectations of the health service.

The research summary is available either as a PFD or in Powerpoint for presentation purposes and gives valuable insights from parents on pregnancy and early parenthood services - and how these might be improved.