Guess what I did this summer?

I didn’t intend to write another book in 2021. But then the draft NICE guideline on induction of labour was released and, like many people, I was deeply concerned. The evidence on which the guidance was based was questionable, and…

Anti-D information: getting started

Many people visit this website looking for Anti-D information. Anti-D is the name of a medicine offered to rhesus negative women who may have been exposed to rhesus positive blood. It’s known as RhoGAM® in the USA.  Anti-D is given…

Anti-D Explained now available!

Anti-D Explained – now available! Anti-D Explained is Dr Sara Wickham’s newest book. It has been written to help parents and professionals to understand the science, the issues and the evidence relating to Anti-D. It has a foreword written by Michel Odent.…

Am I Allowed?

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

Home birth after caesarean

Home birth after caesarean (or HBAC) is an increasingly popular option. Women and families know that they will be less subject to monitoring and interference at home. It is thought by some that this may lead to a higher chance…