Woman-centred care

Woman-centred care

This guideline offers best practice advice on the care of pregnant women with complex social factors.

Women should always be treated with kindness, respect and dignity. The views, beliefs and values of the woman in relation to her care and that of her baby should be sought and respected at all times.

Women have the right to be involved in discussions and make informed decisions about their care, as described in your care.

Making decisions using NICE guidelines explains how we use words to show the strength (or certainty) of our recommendations, and has information about professional guidelines, standards and laws (including on consent and mental capacity), and safeguarding.

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)