A consultation on maternity services is being launched by NHS Grampian, it has been announced.
The six-week exercise is seeking public views on its draft strategy for the future.
The consultation has been launched against a backdrop of the birth rate rising faster than previously predicted in Grampian.
The draft strategy and questionnaire are available at www.nhsgrampian.org/maternityreview
The aims include responding to the views of women and families to help improve their experiences, and protecting vulnerable children through work with other agencies.