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September 4, 2019
There is a real problem throughout health and social services which is particularly evident in maternity services and that is the issue of care.
Care happens between people and is the response of one person to the needs of another. It must therefore always be appropriat...
March 27, 2019
This blog asks a really important question about putting organisations before people: something which inevitably follow from centralising services.
March 6, 2019
The story of Philomena Canning, another in a long line of midwives who have been unjustly disciplined or prosecuted for supporting women in childbirth.
November 28, 2018
Birth Practice and Politics Blog Team
Women are giving birth in British prisons in their cells with no midwife present.
October 31, 2018
Gill Boden reflects on the impact of TV shows such as 'One Born Every Minute'.
October 3, 2018
Review of an important new book looking at the problems we face in maternity care.
September 26, 2018
Helen Shallow reflects on her week and whether or not remaining ‘positive’ for the sake of midwives and women now constitutes a danger.
Group B Strep Explained, by Dr. Sara Wickham
May 15, 2019
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July 1, 2018
Informed Consent for Giving Birth in Hospital
May 29, 2019
How to dismantle the NHS
November 27, 2019
No time to CARE – where is the Compassion, Attention, Response to need, and Efficacy?
November 12, 2019
Duty of Care? Charging migrants for health care damages everyone
October 30, 2019
First do no harm: how there is a serious danger that interventions in childbirth are becoming 'normal'.
October 14, 2019
October 2, 2019
Conflicts of interest and bias in research
September 18, 2019
Today Ireland’s new law on mandatory inquests for all maternal deaths will be ratified.
July 10, 2019
The experiences of pregnant, asylum-seeking women in Britain
June 26, 2019