We know here are difficulties in getting access to fluids whilst working on maternity units the guidance here are designed to help you know your rights and responsibilities in the workplace. All midwives, student midwives, maternity support workers and midwifery managers should be aware of the evidence relating to the serious impact of dehydration on health, mood and cognitive ability. A healthy environment and hydration is key to your health and wellbeing.

Hydration - know your rights and responsibilities in the workplace

Hydration presentation

Remember women care about their Midwife, student and support worker; they want you to be well and healthy whilst supporting their birthing experience towards a positive and healthy outcome.