Do I need to bring clothes to the hospital for my baby?
No, your child will receive hospital baby clothes until you are discharged. You only need to bring a set of baby clothes for the trip home.
Can I eat and drink during labour?
Yes, you may certainly eat and drink during normal labour.
If I come to the hospital during the night to give birth, do I need to bring something to eat from home?
No, you don't have to bring anything from home; our kitchen will look after your every need.
Can I request a PDA (epidural anaesthesia) at any time?
Yes, an experienced anaesthesia team is always available.
Who can I ring in case of questions or problems if my doctor is not available in the evening or at night?
You can reach the midwives of the birthing room on T +41 44 387 35 61 24 hours a day; they will assist you professionally or arrange a consultation with your doctor.
Can I determine my birthing position myself?
Yes, certainly. Your midwife will be pleased to advise you.
Are alternatives to medication offered and used during labour?
Yes, should you wish, your midwife will advise you and offer you oil, herbs and acupuncture at any time.