Welcome to iDecide

Helping you understand your options in childbirth and supporting you to make those choices.

iDecide is a decision-making and consent framework, created with women and NHS staff. It is designed to help you make informed decisions about interventions that may be recommended during your labour.
It gives you up-to-date information about the details of these recommendations and supports you to make decisions that are right for you and your baby. The aim of iDecide is to ensure that you have a safe and personalised birthing experience.

Which childbirth intervention do you want to know about?

Augmentation Assisted Vaginal Birth Caesarean Birth

iDecide is a tool to help the quality of the consent process and has been coproduced with women and clinicians. It is designed to help doctors and midwives support women when making informed decisions about interventions during childbirth.

Dr. Matthew Jolly

National Clinical Director for Maternity and Women's Health, NHS England and Improvement

So helpful to have information at my fingertips, I would have known what it means when things aren’t progressing, I would have been mentally prepared and could have asked questions instead of getting different information and no choice. It wouldn't have caused me so much trauma