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Disability Accessibility In Maternity Services

Pregnancy and childbirth are transformative journeys, but they can also be challenging, especially for parents with disabilities. To create an inclusive and equitable healthcare system, disability accessibility in maternity services is paramount. Our superior approach at disAbility Maternity Care recognises that every expectant parent deserves access to quality care, regardless of their physical abilities or impairments. We know that offering second to none disability accessibility in maternity services s is the principle that healthcare should be a universal right. It’s about breaking down barriers and creating a supportive environment where all parents-to-be can embark on this life-changing experience with confidence and dignity. Here’s why disability accessibility in maternity services is crucial:

● Equal Access to Information: Inclusive maternity services ensure that all expectant parents have access to comprehensive information about their pregnancy, birthing options, and postnatal care. This enables them to make informed decisions and actively participate in their care.

● Customised Support: Disabilities vary widely, and so do the needs of expectant parents. disAbility accessibility in maternity services recognises this diversity and offers tailored support to address individual requirements, whether it’s physical accommodations, communication assistance, or emotional support.
● Empowering Autonomy: Every parent deserves the right to autonomy during their maternity journey. Our disability accessibility in maternity services empowers individuals to make choices about their care, birthing plans, and the involvement of support networks, respecting their preferences and wishes.

In conclusion, disability accessibility in maternity services is not merely a goal; it’s a fundamental right. It’s about recognising the value of every parent and ensuring that their journey into parenthood is one of empowerment, respect, and inclusivity. Feel free to contact us if you want to know everything about our superior disability accessibility in maternity services, we’ll be glad to assist you and help you achieve your goals.

As parents, knowing you are not alone helps you to get through those challenging times. Sharing stories also helps us feel connected. If you would like to contribute a story, please contact us here.

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Disability Accessibility In Maternity Services

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“Spring into Parenting: Collaborative Care to support Parents with disabilities” 2023 Conference


disAbility Maternity Care is excited to bring you the second annual Collaborative Care to support Parents with Disabilities Conference. Join us for a Pre-Conference workshop on 1st August 1-5pm, followed by the full day conference on September 1st 8.30 – 4.30. This is followed by our Networking event to 6pm.

Maternity and community providers are encouraged to attend and upskill.

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Season 1 is now available for listening. In this season parents Toby, Dani, Simon and Kimberley provide valuable insights into their lived experience as a parent with a disability.

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