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Who makes the decisions in your maternity care?

17 Dec 2012

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Did you know that health providers are required by law to involve you in all decisions regarding your care?

You are entitled to:

  • Get a full explanation on all of your different options
  • Know what happens if you choose these different options and
  • Be supported to choose the option that is best for you

For more information and support in making decisions about your maternity care, visit havingababy.org.au. For more information about your decision making rights, please see the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights

(http://www.hqcc.qld.gov.au/complaints/pages/know-your-rights.aspx).