Tag: books

What’s Right For Me? Now updated and available!

The decisions that we make about our pregnancy and childbirth journeys can shape our experiences, health and lives, as well as those of our families. But many of those decisions are complex, confusing and overwhelming. They are often made harder…

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…