May 29, 2019

'Informed consent for giving brith in Hospital': this is the beginning of a document that one of our members, Beverley Beech, wrote several years ago in response to the way that women were being told lots about the risks of giving birth at home or in a midwifer...

May 15, 2019

I’ve spent 36 years as a birth activist and this book brings me joy. That’s not because I have a particular need to know about Group B Strep (although this book is my go-to when I do), but because this small volume is such an excellent example of exactly what any woman...

May 8, 2019

What a brilliant, insightful and compelling read. Although much of what I read confirmed what I already suspected, it still shocked and troubled me. Mostly El-Gingihy’s book (2019) resonated with me because I have lived and worked through the era that he explores; from...

May 1, 2019

I was excited when I heard that the new NMC midwifery proficiencies were to be based on principles from the Lancet series, a series of international studies on midwifery which spell out the difference that a well-educated and well-regulated midwifery workforce can make...

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