Tag: book reviews

A Midwife in Amish Country

There is a simple way through which I can quickly measure my love of a book in which a midwife shares her story; the number and length of sittings in which I read it. When I realised that what I…

Am I Allowed?

If there were a Nobel prize for birth activism, then Beverley Beech would surely have been given one by now.  Chair of AIMS, legendary campaigner, brilliant speaker and long-time supporter of women’s rights in pregnancy and birth, Beverley has spent…

Books I have known and loved…

A few years ago, I wrote a piece about my favourite midwifery books for Birthspirit Midwifery Journal: I love that certain books stand the test of time…  What a fun thing to be asked to do: choose five of my…