October 30, 2019

The Maternity Action report in 2018 What Price Safe Motherhood?  documents the damaging effects on pregnant migrant women of charging for NHS maternity care.  It includes stories of destitute women who were presented with huge unpayable bills (often after pregnancy los...

There is a hugely important discussion happening about induction of labour at the moment. It's happening on many levels, and much of the conversation is taking place on the internet. Parts of this blog post have already been shared, but we felt that it was an important...

October 2, 2019

It saddens me how often writing around birth fails to look at the economic and political context in which we work. Yet that context so often determines what we see and write about. It influences the ideas that underpin research, books and comments on social media platf...

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