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November 27, 2019
This election may well turn out to be a pivotal moment for the NHS after which privatisation will either become accepted and accelerated or reversed.
June 12, 2019
Mavis Kirkham reflects on the patterns seen so often around the closure of birth centres, following the publication of an article on this topic.
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.
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.
July 1, 2018
Birth Practice and Politics Forum Blog Team
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Group B Strep Explained, by Dr. Sara Wickham
May 15, 2019
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Informed Consent for Giving Birth in Hospital
May 29, 2019
How to dismantle the NHS
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
September 4, 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
Sop, Starve, Shut: the story of so many birth centres
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