Tag: books

Book and instagram news!

I have two pieces of news to share today! First, a new, shiny, updated version of my book Inducing Labour: making informed decisions launched on Thursday, 10th May! The new version includes discussion of new research, practice-related issues and thinking…

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…

Engendering rather than endangering trust

“Heavy-handed persuasion tactics and the aggressive language of some medically-focused papers and websites on the subject of vitamin K are not only inappropriate, but they harm relationships and make it less likely that parents will reach out for help if…

Vitamin K and the Newborn – now available!

I am so excited to announce that the second edition of Vitamin K and the Newborn, a book written to help parents and professionals understand the evidence and the issues surrounding the administration of vitamin K to newborn babies, is…

Birth in Focus

I get sent lots of books, because of what I do. I always tell people who ask me, you’re welcome to send me your book, but regardless of whether I know you or any other factor, the independence of my…